=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identifying the birds
Mainland Ecuadorís spectacular wildlife makes it a magnet for nature tourists, but until now there hasnít 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 Ecuadorís most experienced nature guides and photographers, the 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 countryís natural history and biogeography. With its extensive coverage, attractive and easy-to-use layout, beautiful photographs, and nontechnical text, this is an essential guide. 411 color photos. 341 maps.