This major new field guide to the birds of South America covers all 1,952 passerine species (perching birds) you might encounter south of Panama, including offshore islands such as Trinidas, the Galapagos, Falklands, and those of the Scotia Arc leading to the Antarctic mainland. All plumages for each species illustrated, including males, females and juveniles. The text gives information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. Beautiful artwork featured across 197 colour plates appears opposite the relevant text for quick and easy reference. Distribution maps are included, showing where each species can be found and how common it is, to further aid identification.
Hardback. 464 pages. 197 plates with colour illustrations; colour & b/w illustrations. Colour distribution maps