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Birds of Western Ecuador, A Photographic Guide

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Birds of Western Ecuador, A Photographic Guide is a well written, easy to read and stunningly beautiful photographic guide to one of the birdiest places on earth.

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Author: Nick Athanas, Paul J. Greenfield
ISBN: 9780691157801
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Year of Publication: 2016
448 pages, 1500 color photos, 946 maps
Paperback

Birds of Western Ecuador, A Photographic Guide is a well written, easy to read and stunningly beautiful photographic guide to one of the birdiest places on earth. Published in 2016, it’s a great addition to your travel field guides.

Western Ecuador is famed for its astonishingly diverse birdlife, from colorful hummingbirds and outrageous toucans to more difficult groups like raptors, flycatchers, and ovenbirds. Here is the ultimate photographic guide to the spectacular birds of this region.

Featuring nearly 1,500 stunning color photos of 946 species, this richly detailed and taxonomically sophisticated field guide will help you with even the toughest identification challenges.

Species accounts, photos, and color distribution maps appear side by side, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, whether you are in the field or preparing for your trip.

  • Features nearly 1,500 photos of 946 species
  • Includes facing-page species accounts, photos, and maps
  • Provides photos of multiple plumages for many species
  • Helps you to differentiate between similar species
  • 6.5″ x 9.5″ x 1.5″

Author Nick Athanas is co-founder of the tour company Tropical Birding. He leads bird tours throughout the Neotropics and has photographed more than 2,500 bird species. Author Paul J. Greenfield is a longtime resident of Ecuador, where he leads bird tours and is active in bird conservation. He is the coauthor and illustrator of The Birds of Ecuador Field Guide. Contributors Iain Campbell is co-founder of Tropical Birding. Pablo Cervantes Daza, Andrew Spencer, and Sam Woods are tour guides with Tropical Birding.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 9.5 × 1.5 in
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