Birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific

by van PERLO, Ber
Birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific
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Birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific

by van PERLO, Ber

Format: Paperback

Code: 13530

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Field Guide=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
This is the only comprehensive and handy pocket guide that illustrates and describes the bird species of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific. Featuring more than 750 species illustrated in vivid and stunning detail on 95 color plates, this authoritative guide provides information on key identification features, habitat, songs, and calls. Birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific is a must-have for birders of all levels interested in this region of the world.
  • The only guide to illustrate the birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific
  • More than 750 species illustrated on 95 color plates
  • Depictions of all plumages for males, females, and juveniles
  • Detailed distribution maps show where each species is commonly found
  • Information on key identification features, habitat, songs, and calls
  • In-depth look at flight signatures, vagrant populations, and much more
  • Concise and highly portable

Includes coverage of:
Hawaii, Fiji, Tonga, Nauru, Samoa, American Samoas, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands, Guam, Wallis and Futuna, Pitcairn Islands, Northern Marianas, Palau, French Polynesia, and New Zealand.

Our Opinion: This book is very small for covering such a wide area. The text is extremely concise, and the pages are a bit cramped, squeezing a few too many birds on each plate, which results in very small thumbnail distribution maps beside the text, opposite the plates. Ber van Perlo's artwork is very nice and very helpful, but it is not our favorite artwork.

The introductory material includes twenty pages on the endemics of each area, with maps and illustrations. Overall a very nice guide, nearly small enough to be pocket size.


ISBN: 9780691151885

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Year of Publication: 2011

Page Count: 256

Weight: 0.95 lb

Series: Princeton Illustrated Checklists