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Collins Field Guide to the Birds of South America: Passerines: From Sapayoa to Finches

Field / Identification Guide
Combines a clear format with a wealth of detailed information, making it an excellent guide for use in the field
Covers key identification features with information on habitat, songs and calls
Distribution maps show where each species is commonly found
Detailed colour illustrations aid identification

Series: Collins Field Guides

By: Ber van Perlo (Author)

464 pages, 197 plates with colour illustrations; colour & b/w illustrations, colour distribution maps

Harper Collins

Hardback | Aug 2015 | #197880 | ISBN-13: 9780007477968
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £39.99 $51/€48 approx

About this book

This companion volume to Collins Field Guide to the Birds of South America: Non-Passerines covers the passerine species.

This major new field guide to the birds of South America covers all 1,952 passerine species (perching birds) you might encounter south of Panama, including offshore islands such as Trinidas, the Galapagos, Falklands, and those of the Scotia Arc leading to the Antarctic mainland. All plumages for each species illustrated, including males, females and juveniles. The text gives information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. Beautiful artwork featured across 197 colour plates appears opposite the relevant text for quick and easy reference. Distribution maps are included, showing where each species can be found and how common it is, to further aid identification.




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