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Collins Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Central America

Field / Identification Guide
Superb new guide to the region

Series: Collins Field Guides

By: Ber van Perlo (Author)

336 pages, 98 col plates

Harper Collins

This item has a replacement

Birds of Mexico and Central America

Also published in the USA by Princeton University Press

NHBS Price: £26.99 $33/€30 approx
Hardback | Jun 2006 | #128718 | ISBN: 0007134908
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About this book

Essential guide to the avian fauna of Mexico and Central America. Illustrates and describes every species of bird that may be seen in Central America, from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Over 1500 species are covered and the informative text provides information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. All plumages for each species are illustrated by Ber van Perlo, including males, females and juveniles. Distribution maps are also included, showing where each species can be found and how common it is, to further aid identification.

"Very easy to flick through and get a quick impression of what may be unfamiliar families'. Birdwatch magazine 'I found the illustrations and text to be skillfully produced and accurate!the ideal guide to take on your travels"
- British Ornithologists Union

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Ber van Perlo is the author and illustrator of the highly successful Illustrated Checklist Birds of Eastern Africa, Illustrated Checklist Birds of Southern Africa and Illustrated Checklist Birds of Western and Central Africa.

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