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Aves do Pantanal [Birds of the Pantanal]

Field / Identification GuideWorld / Checklist

Renato Cintra(Author), Luiz Claudio Marigo(Illustrator), Robson Czaban(Illustrator), Rafael Bessa(Illustrator) et al

376 pages, colour photos, colour distribution maps

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

Hardback | Jan 2014 | #223277 | ISBN-13: 9788521101109
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Language: Portuguese, with English, Portuguese and scientific nomenclature and checklists with English and scientific names

This book brings together 523 species of birds, including about 350 that also occur in the Amazon and 450 that occur in the Cerrado. They are illustrated in color, and described with scientific name and vernacular names in English and Portuguese, and explanatory texts on the characteristics of each species – body shapes and plumage, size, weight, habitat, diet, sociability, behavior, and status, whether they are resident or migrant, nest type, and geographical distribution in other regions of Brazil and the Americas. By having a simple text without technical terms, the book is directed both to the general public – students, tourists and lovers of nature – as well as teachers and scientific experts in biology and ecology of birds.

Summary in Portuguese:
A obra reúne 523 espécies de aves incluindo cerca de 350 que também ocorrem na Amazônia e 450 no Cerrado. Na forma ilustrada em cores, com nome científico, em inglês e português (popular), com textos explicativos sobre as características de cada  espécie – formas do corpo e plumagem, tamanho, peso, habitat, dieta, sociabilidade,  comportamento,  e status, se residente ou migrante, tipo de ninho e distribuição geográfica, inclusive  em outras regiões do Brasil e nas Américas. Por ter um texto simples e sem termos técnicos, o livro é direcionado tanto ao público geral - estudantes, turistas e amadores da natureza – quanto aos professores e cientistas especialistas em biologia e ecologia de aves.

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