Birds of Chile

Birds of Chile : Including the Antartic Peninsular, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia

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This is a field guide covering all species occurring in the country of Chile. Chile holds a great diversity of habitat types, from the Andes in the north down to the tundra and sub-Antarctic rainforest of Tierra del Fuego in the far south. Chile supports an interesting range of breeding and visiting birds, including nine species found nowhere else in the world. This guide features concise, identification-focused text positioned opposite the colour plates to allow quick and easy reference. Detailed distribution maps are provided for every species, completing the essential field guide to the birds of this spectacular and tourist-friendly country. 'This is the best field guide published thus far to the birds of southern South America.' (June 2004)

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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 15mm | 450g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 98 colour photos
  • 0713646888
  • 9780713646887
  • 150,268

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'If you are going to Chile... this is certainly the book to take.' Scottish Bird News (June 2004) 'This book fills a niche and will be a 'must have' for anyone visiting the region.' Wildfowl & Wetlands (Summer 2004) 'This guide is a must-have for birding in Chile! "Birds of Chile" is a most welcome addition to the well-known Helm Guides.' Ostrich 2004, 75 (1&2) '...The essential field guide to the birds of this spectacular and tourist-friendly country.' (April 2004) 'The long awaited, pocket-sized "Birds of Chile" attains a particularly high standard among field guides... "Birds of Chile" is an important addition to Neotropical and ocean ornithology.' Ibis (British Ornithologists' Union) 2004

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About Peter Burke

Alvaro Jaramillo was born in Chile, and during his ornithological career he has studied birds and led birding tours all over North and South America. His other books include New World Blackbirds (Helm).

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