By Steven L. Hilty
Venezuela has an immensely wealthy chook fauna, with 1,381 identified species, lots of them stumbled on nowhere else on the earth. This spectacularly illustrated, complete, and up to date consultant brings jointly less than one conceal a lot of what's recognized approximately those species. Its clients can establish all of the birds during this enormous nation, from the Caribbean coast within the north to the Amazonian jungles within the south, from the Andes within the west to the Gran Sabana plateau within the east.
With a very new textual content by means of Steven Hilty, Birds of Venezuela is a vastly multiplied and punctiliously reformatted successor to the pioneering Guide to the Birds of Venezuela (Princeton,1978). It contains sixty-seven appealing colour and black-and-white plates, such a lot through the well known artists John Gwynne and man Tudor, in addition to various line drawings. The plates and drawings together--almost half them by no means earlier than published--depict such a lot of Venezuela's chicken species. Introductory chapters conceal actual geography, weather, biogeography, plants and habitats, conservation, migration, and the historical past of ornithology in Venezuela. A gallery of forty-four lovely colour habitat images and colour habitat and reduction maps whole the hole part.
Detailed variety maps plot assortment localities and sight records--a specified feature--for just about all species. Plumage descriptions are supplied for every poultry, as is huge info on voice, habit, and standing. greater than 800 bibliographic entries accompany the textual content, making this booklet a useful and broad-based connection with the avifauna of not just Venezuela yet a lot of northern South the United States. Treating approximately forty percentage of the continent's chicken species, Birds of Venezuela is the definitive source for all birders with an keen eye in this splendorous nation and the encompassing area.
- The such a lot complete, up to date, and top illustrated advisor to the birds of Venezuela
- Covers all 1,381 identified species and their subspecies from the Caribbean coast to the jungles of the Amazon, from the Andes to the Gran Sabana plateau--nearly forty percentage of all fowl species in South America
- Completely new textual content followed via greater than 800 bibliographic entries
- Strikingly illustrated with sixty seven colour and black & white plates and diverse line drawings
- 44 lovely colour habitat photographs and colour habitat and aid maps
- Detailed diversity maps for every species