The Birds of Ecuador, Two-volume set

by Ridgely, Robert S.; Greenfield, Paul J.; Guerrero G., Mauricio
The Birds of Ecuador, Two-volume set
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The Birds of Ecuador, Two-volume set

by Ridgely, Robert S.; Greenfield, Paul J.; Guerrero G., Mauricio

Format: Paperback

Code: 11582

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Field Guide=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
This two-volume set includes:
Volume I, Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy, contains detailed information on the ecology, status, and distribution of all species. Introductory chapters deal with geography, climate, and vegetation; bird migration in Ecuador; Ecuadorian ornithology; endemic bird areas in Ecuador; and conservation. Individual species accounts treat habitat, distribution, and taxonomy.

Volume II, Field Guide, contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, a color map of Ecuador, 2 line drawings of bird anatomy, 115 silhouette outlines, and nearly 1600 distribution maps. All species are illustrated in full color, including migrants and vagrants and visually distinctive subspecies. The text focuses on the field identification aspects of each species, including their behavior, vocalizations, and nest appearance.

Two-volume set with slipcase.

ISBN: 0801487226

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Year of Publication: 2001

Page Count: 1616

Weight: 6.5 lb