Birds of Northern South America: An Identification Guide, Volume 2: Plates and Maps

Birds of Northern South America: An Identification Guide, Volume 2: Plates and Maps

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300124156
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author



Robin Restall is executive director, Clemencia Rodner is research associate, and Miguel Lentino is scientific director at the Phelps Institute for Ornithological Studies, Caracas, Venezuela.

Table of Contents


List of plates     4
Preface     6
Acknowledgements     7
Introduction     9
Objectives of this book     9
Taxonomy     9
Nomenclature     9
Geographical area covered     10
Moult and ageing     10
How to use this guide
Concept of the book     12
The species accounts     12
References and citations     13
The plates     13
The maps     14
Abbreviated information     14
Errors and Corrections     16
Bird topography     17
The Plates and Maps     18
Index     630
Quick index to the principal groups of birds     656

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