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    Birds of Peru (Helm Field Guides) (Paperback) By (author) Douglas F. Stotz, By (author) Thomas S. Schulenberg, By (author) John P. O'Neill, By (author) Theodore A. Parker III, Illustrated by Dale Dyer, Illustrated by Daniel F. Lane, Illustrated by John Schmitt, Illustrated by John P. O'Neill, Illustrated by Larry B. McQueen

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    DescriptionWith over 1800 species, Peru has the second richest avifauna of any country in the world. As a consequence it is one of the most popular birding destinations in South America. This will be the first comprehensive and fully illustrated field guide to the birds of Peru. Text is arranged opposite the plates, in conventional field guide manner. The combination of authoritative text and superb artwork will set new standards for South American field guides.


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    Title
    Birds of Peru
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Douglas F. Stotz, By (author) Thomas S. Schulenberg, By (author) John P. O'Neill, By (author) Theodore A. Parker III, Illustrated by Dale Dyer, Illustrated by Daniel F. Lane, Illustrated by John Schmitt, Illustrated by John P. O'Neill, Illustrated by Larry B. McQueen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 37 mm
    Weight: 1,205 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780713686739
    ISBN 10: 0713686731
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLSR
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW6
    BISAC V2.8: NAT004000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLSR
    DC22: 598.0985
    Thema V1.0: WNCB, PSVJ
    Illustrations note
    304 colour plates; 1800 colour maps
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    17 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    The authors are some of the most eminent and experienced names in Neotropical ornithology. All are academics based at US universities (except Parker who tragically died in a plane crash in Peru a few years ago).
    Review quote
    'this new guide is a really excellent book that will make birding in Peru so much easier and enjoyable. It is laid out in the perfect way for a field guide' www.wingsbirds.com 'The book describes, maps and illustrates them all, and is a model of high-quality illustration, concise information and clear graphics. A must for both ornitho-experts and armchair dreamers.' Guardian (Nov 2007) " This book far surpasses the competition and for the first time allows identification of unfamiliar species throughout Peru using only one book " Ibis (April 09) '...this book is on a trajectory to revolutionise birding in Peru and to make a monumental contribution toward environmental awareness and conservation in the country.' Cotinga (2009)