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Birds of Western Ecuador

Birds of Western Ecuador Author Nick Athanas
ISBN-10 9781400880706
Release 2016-06-14
Pages 448
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Western Ecuador is famed for its astonishingly diverse birdlife, from colorful hummingbirds and outrageous toucans to more difficult groups like raptors, flycatchers, and ovenbirds. Here is the ultimate photographic guide to the spectacular birds of this region. Featuring nearly 1,500 stunning color photos of 946 species, this richly detailed and taxonomically sophisticated field guide will help you with even the toughest identification challenges. Species accounts, photos, and color distribution maps appear side by side, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, whether you are in the field or preparing for your trip. Features nearly 1,500 photos of 946 species Includes facing-page species accounts, photos, and maps Provides photos of multiple plumages for many species Helps you to differentiate between similar species



Wildlife of Ecuador

Wildlife of Ecuador Author Andrés Vásquez Noboa
ISBN-10 9781400885053
Release 2017-05-30
Pages 288
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Mainland Ecuador's spectacular wildlife makes it a magnet for nature tourists, but until now there hasn't been a go-to, all-in-one guide geared to the general reader. With this handy and accessible guide, visitors now have everything they need to identify and enjoy the majority of birds and animals they are likely to see. Written and illustrated by two of Ecuador's most experienced nature guides and photographers, this book covers more than 350 birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles. It features over 400 stunning color photographs and includes a range map for each species, as well as a brief account of the country's natural history and biogeography. With its extensive coverage, attractive and easy-to-use layout, beautiful photographs, and nontechnical text, this is an essential guide for anyone who wants to explore the natural wonders of Ecuador. An essential all-in-one guide to mainland Ecuador's amazing wildlife Unique and attractive layout with more than 400 stunning color photographs Covers more than 350 of the most frequently seen birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians Uses a habitat-based approach to aid identification Accessible text provides key information on identification, behavior, biology, and conservation Photos, maps, and text are presented together for ease of use



Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos

Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos Author Clive Byers
ISBN-10 9781472937896
Release 2017-03-09
Pages 144
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Although it is one of South America's smallest countries, Ecuador is home to nearly 1,600 species of birds. This is thanks to the huge variety of habitats created by the Andes. The country is a birder's paradise and an increasingly popular tourist destination. Areas such as Tandayapa, Mindo and La Selva are renowned for their birdwatching potential and boast such dramatic species as Toucan Barbet, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Andean Condor, Giant Conebill and Ocellated Tapaculo, plus an array of brightly coloured manikins, cotingas, tanagers and hummingbirds. Offshore, the Galapagos Islands provide one of the world's greatest wildlife spectacles.Two hundred and fifty-two of Ecuador and the Galapagos' most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide. Illustrated with clear colour photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveller is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.



The Birds of Ecuador

The Birds of Ecuador Author Robert S. Ridgely
ISBN-10 0713661178
Release 2001
Pages 848
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These widely anticipated volumes comprehensively treat the nearly 1600 species of birds that can be found in mainland Ecuador. Volume 2: Field Guide contains 96 full-colour plates and facing pages of descriptive text, a colour map of Ecuador, 2 line drawings of bird anatomy, 115 silhouette outlines and nearly 1600 distribution maps. All species are illustrated in full colour, including migrants and vagrants and visually distinctive subspecies. The text focuses on the field indentification aspects of each species, including their behaviour, vocalisations and nest appearance.



Birds of Ecuador

Birds of Ecuador Author Robin Restall
ISBN-10 9781472925657
Release 2018-03-08
Pages 576
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This up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the birds of mainland Ecuador is a valuable resource for anyone exploring the mountains, forests and wetlands of this incredibly bird-rich country. With thousands of beautiful and detailed paintings, accompanied by concise descriptions and accurate maps, this is an indispensible guide to bird identification in Ecuador. · Covers every species and most subspecies recorded in Ecuador, including migrants and vagrants, with accurate and up-to-date distribution maps. · 291 colour plates illustrating more than 1,630 species, with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. · Concise text covering identification, voice, habits, habitats, range, distribution and status.



Birds of Australia

Birds of Australia Author Iain Campbell
ISBN-10 9781400865109
Release 2014-11-09
Pages 392
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Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds of Australia covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants and features more than 1,100 stunning color photographs, including many photos of subspecies and plumage variations never before seen in a field guide. Detailed facing-page species accounts describe key identification features such as size, plumage, distribution, behavior, and voice. This one-of-a-kind guide also provides extensive habitat descriptions with a large number of accompanying photos. The text relies on the very latest IOC taxonomy and the distribution maps incorporate the most current mapping data, making this the most up-to-date guide to Australian birds. Covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants Features more than 1,100 stunning color photos Includes facing-page species accounts, habitat descriptions, and distribution maps The ideal photographic guide for beginners and seasoned birders alike



National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America Author Jon Lloyd Dunn
ISBN-10 9781426208287
Release 2011
Pages 574
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Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.



A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Jamaica Author Ann Haynes-Sutton
ISBN-10 9780691143910
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 304
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Originally published as: Birds of Jamaica: a photographic field guide / Audrey Downer and Robert Sutton; photography, Yves Jacques Rey-Millet. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.



Birding Northwest Ecuador

Birding Northwest Ecuador Author Steven L. Herrmann
ISBN-10 1534600051
Release 2016-06-09
Pages 300
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Birding Northwest Ecuador is more than just a travel guide; it is an insight into the most biodiverse region of the world. Written for the independent birder, it describes the best locations to observe birds within its area of focus. It relates not only the birding regions but provides detailed maps on how to best reach these location at an economical price. There are trail maps for most of the reserves as well as food and lodging suggestions for every budget. Best of all, there are detailed bird lists for each of the location making it easy to record each sighting along your route.



Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador

Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador Author Miles McMullan
ISBN-10 0982761538
Release 2013-01-31
Pages 230
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Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador book for free.



Birds of Nepal

Birds of Nepal Author Richard Grimmett
ISBN-10 9781472905727
Release 2016-09-22
Pages 386
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This fully updated edition of Birds of Nepal is the most comprehensive guide to the birds of this beautiful Himalayan country. The texts have been completely re-written for this edition and many of the illustrations have been replaced. In addition, maps have been included for the first time. Every species recorded in Nepal is covered, including vagrants, with accurate distribution maps for most species. 142 colour plates are featured, illustrating more than 790 species with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive text covers identification, voice, habits, habitats, altitudinal range, distribution and status.



Birds of Prey of the West

Birds of Prey of the West Author Brian K. Wheeler
ISBN-10 9781400890170
Release 2018-05-15
Pages 360
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Birds of Prey of the West and its companion volume, Birds of Prey of the East, are the most comprehensive and authoritative field guides to North American birds of prey ever published. Written and lavishly illustrated with stunning, lifelike paintings by leading field-guide illustrator, photographer, and author Brian Wheeler, the guides depict an enormous range of variations of age, sex, color, and plumage, and feature a significant amount of plumage data that has never been published before. The painted figures illustrate plumage and species comparisons in a classic field-guide layout. Each species is shown in the same posture and from the same viewpoint, which further assists comparisons. Facing-page text includes quick-reference identification points and brief natural history accounts that incorporate the latest information. The range maps are exceptionally accurate and much larger than those in other guides. They plot the most up-to-date distribution information for each species and include the location of cities for more accurate reference. Finally, the guides feature color habitat photographs next to the maps. The result sets a new standard for guides to North America's birds of prey. Lavishly illustrated with stunning, lifelike paintings Written and illustrated by a leading authority on North American birds of prey Depicts more plumages than any other guide Concise facing-page text includes quick-reference identification points Classic field-guide layout makes comparing species easy Large, accurate range maps include up-to-date distribution information Unique color habitat photographs next to the maps



Birds of East Asia

Birds of East Asia Author Mark Brazil
ISBN-10 9780691139265
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 528
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"Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm ... London"--T.p. verso.



Birds Mammals and Reptiles of the Gal pagos Islands

Birds  Mammals  and Reptiles of the Gal  pagos Islands Author Andy Swash
ISBN-10 0300115326
Release 2005
Pages 168
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This pocket-sized volume is a comprehensive guide to the unique wildlife of the Galapagos, encompassing the birds, mammals, and reptiles a visitor to these extraordinary islands might encounter. 53 color plates.



Birds of Western and Central Africa

Birds of Western and Central Africa Author Ber van Perlo
ISBN-10 0691007144
Release 2002
Pages 384
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This is the only pocket photographic guide to all the birds known to inhabit Western and Central Africa.



A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India

A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India Author Bikram Grewal
ISBN-10 9380070225
Release 2016
Pages 791
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A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India book for free.



The World s Rarest Birds

The World s Rarest Birds Author Erik Hirschfeld
ISBN-10 9781400844906
Release 2013-03-17
Pages 352
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This illustrated book vividly depicts the most endangered birds in the world and provides the latest information on the threats each species faces and the measures being taken to save them. Today, 571 bird species are classified as critically endangered or endangered, and a further four now exist only in captivity. This landmark book features stunning photographs of 500 of these species--the results of a prestigious international photographic competition organized specifically for this book. It also showcases paintings by acclaimed wildlife artist Tomasz Cofta of the 75 species for which no photos are known to exist. The World's Rarest Birds has introductory chapters that explain the threats to birds, the ways threat categories are applied, and the distinction between threat and rarity. The book is divided into seven regional sections--Europe and the Middle East; Africa and Madagascar; Asia; Australasia; Oceanic Islands; North America, Central America, and the Caribbean; and South America. Each section includes an illustrated directory to the bird species under threat there, and gives a concise description of distribution, status, population, key threats, and conservation needs. This one-of-a-kind book also provides coverage of 62 data-deficient species.