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Birds of Chile: Including the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia

Field / Identification Guide
Magnificent guide for Chile

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Alvaro Jaramillo, Peter Burke and David Beadle

240 pages, 98 colour plates, colour distribution maps

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #140020 | ISBN: 0713646888
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

About this book

Chile supports an interesting range of breeding and visiting birds, including nine endemics. This guide features concise, identification-focused text positioned opposite the superb colour plates by Peter Burke and David Beadle to allow quick and easy reference. Coverage extends to support the Antarctic peninsula, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, with over 470 species detailed, including all breeders, regular visitors and vagrants. Introductory sections cover Chile's general ecology, geography, taxonomic issues and conservation.

If you are going to Chile this is certainly the book to take.
- Scottish Bird News (June 2004)

"This book fills a niche and will be a 'must have' for anyone visiting the region."
- Wildfowl & Wetlands (Summer 2004)

"This guide is a must-have for birding in Chile! 'Birds of Chile' is a most welcome addition to the well-known Helm Guides."
- Ostrich 2004, 75 (1&2)

"The essential field guide to the birds of this spectacular and tourist-friendly country."
- (April 2004)

"The long awaited, pocket-sized 'Birds of Chile' attains a particularly high standard among field guides [...] 'Birds of Chile' is an important addition to Neotropical and ocean ornithology."
- Ibis (British Ornithologists' Union) 2004

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Alvaro Jaramillo was born in Chile, and during his ornithological career he has studied birds and led birding tours all over North and South America. His other books include "New World Blackbirds".

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