Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide

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

Species accounts, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, and color distribution maps appear side by side, photos, whether you are in the field or preparing for your trip. Features nearly 1, photos, 500 photos of 946 speciesIncludes facing-page species accounts, and mapsProvides photos of multiple plumages for many speciesHelps you to differentiate between similar species.


Birds of Ecuador Helm Field Guides

291 colour plates illustrating more than 1, 630 species, with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. Concise text covering identification, habitats, voice, habits, range, distribution and status. This up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the birds of mainland Ecuador is a valuable resource for anyone exploring the mountains, forests and wetlands of this incredibly bird-rich country.

With thousands of beautiful and detailed paintings, accompanied by concise descriptions and accurate maps, this is an indispensible guide to bird identification in Ecuador. Covers every species and most subspecies recorded in Ecuador, including migrants and vagrants, with accurate and up-to-date distribution maps.


Wildlife of Ecuador: A Photographic Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians Wildlife Explorer Guides

With its extensive coverage, attractive and easy-to-use layout, and nontechnical text, beautiful photographs, this is an essential guide for anyone who wants to explore the natural wonders of Ecuador. An essential all-in-one guide to mainland ecuador's amazing wildlifeunique and attractive layout with more than 400 stunning color photographsCovers more than 350 of the most frequently seen birds, biology, reptiles, and conservationPhotos, behavior, and amphibiansUses a habitat-based approach to aid identificationAccessible text provides key information on identification, maps, mammals, and text are presented together for ease of use University Press Group Ltd.

. Written and illustrated by two of Ecuador's most experienced nature guides and photographers, this book covers more than 350 birds, amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. With this handy and accessible guide, visitors now have everything they need to identify and enjoy the majority of birds and animals they are likely to see.

It features over 400 stunning color photographs and includes a range map for each species, as well as a brief account of the country's natural history and biogeography. Mainland ecuador's spectacular wildlife makes it a magnet for nature tourists, but until now there hasn't been a go-to, all-in-one guide geared to the general reader.


Ecuador and Galapagos Islands National Geographic Adventure Map

Pinpointed spots include beaches, churches and areas for camping, surfing, archeological sites, wildlife areas, fishing and diving. Waterproof • tear-resistant • travel mapNational Geographic's Ecuador and Galapagos Islands Adventure Map, with its comprehensive information, is uniquely designed for adventure travelers.

The map delivers unparalleled detail of the entire country and its recreational, historical, cultural and natural destinations. This expertly researched map is the perfect complement to any guidebook. Every adventure map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.

Map scale = 1:750, 000sheet Size = 37. 75" x 25. 5"folded Size = 4. 25" x 9. 25" university Press Group Ltd. Other displayed travel aids include airports, anchorage sites, airfields, harbors, railroads, ferry routes and border crossings with neighboring Colombia and Peru. Unsurfaced and 4-wheel-drive roads are mapped for those wishing to get off the beaten track.

The northern part of the map covers the capital city of Quito, Cotopaxi Volcano and National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, the town of Tena in the Amazon rainforest and the country's largest city of Guayaquil.

The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide

The text focuses on the field identification aspects of each species, including their behavior, vocalizations, and nest appearance. This two-volume set of the birds of ecuador includes status, and field guide, 115 silhouette outlines, and distribution of all species, Distribution, which contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, status, two line drawings of bird anatomy, and Taxonomy, which contains detailed information on the ecology, a color map of Ecuador, and nearly 1600 distribution maps.

This set is slipcased. All species are illustrated in full color, including migrants and vagrants and visually distinctive subspecies. University Press Group Ltd.

Wildlife of the Galápagos: Second Edition Princeton Pocket Guides

Over 650 stunning color photographs, and drawings are accompanied by accessible, maps, descriptive text. This new edition includes information about all the common fish of the region and Spanish names are featured for the first time. Now fully updated, mammals, and plants, this essential and comprehensive guide has been expanded to include the more than 400 commonly seen birds, invertebrates, reptiles, and other coastal and marine life of this wondrous archipelago.

. There is also a revised section that discusses the islands' history, climate, and conservation, geology, with the most current details on visitor sites. This is the perfect portable companion for all nature enthusiasts interested in the astounding Galápagos. Covers 400+ commonly seen species, and other coastal and marine lifeillustrated with over 650 color photographs, including birds, mammals, maps, and plants, reptiles, geology, and drawingsIncludes maps of visitor sitesWritten by wildlife experts with extensive knowledge of the areaIncludes information on the history, climate, invertebrates, and conservation of the islands University Press Group Ltd.

Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this amazing part of the world.

The New Neotropical Companion

The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the american tropics―now fully updated and expandedThe New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tropics.

This is the only guide to the american tropics that is all-inclusive, encompassing the entire region's ecology and the amazing relationships among species rather than focusing just on species identification. The new neotropical Companion is a book unlike any other. Here, you will learn how to recognize distinctive ecological patterns of rain forests and other habitats and to interpret how these remarkable ecosystems function―everything is explained in clear and engaging prose free of jargon.

. You will also be introduced to the region's astonishing plant and animal life. Informative and entertaining, and visitors to the American tropics will want to refer to this book before, during, The New Neotropical Companion is a pleasurable escape for armchair naturalists, and after their trip. Covers all of tropical americadescribes the species and habitats most likely to be observed by visitorsIncludes every major ecosystem, from lowland rain forests to the high AndesFeatures a wealth of color photos of habitats, plants, and animals University Press Group Ltd.

Princeton. Featuring stunning color photos throughout, rivers, it is a sweeping and cutting-edge account of tropical ecology that includes not only tropical rain forests but also other ecosystems such as cloud forests, savannas, and mountains.

Ecuador Birds fold out pocket field guide English and Spanish Edition

Princeton. Highly detailed illustrated guide to the birds you'll find in Ecuador. Many of the birds in this guide are common to the habitats they live in and are easily identified. Ecuador is a bird-watchers paradise with over 2, 600 identified species of resident and migrant birds. It contains twelve 9cm by 22cm "pages" plus front and back cover pages, and when spread is approx.

24" 61cm by 8. 75" 22 cm our wildlife guides are the perfect companion if you're a naturalist, bird watcher, or adventure traveler. The illustrator, robert dean, has been living in Costa Rica since the early 1990s and specializes in drawing the birds he observes in the wild every chance he gets. University Press Group Ltd.

Here, you can experience a vast range of habitats making Ecuador one of the best bird watching destinations in the world. This is a highly portable waterproof full color scientifically reviewed wildlife field guide;. Species are named in English, Spanish, and Latin. When folded, the guide is only 3.

Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama Princeton Field Guides

Handy and compact, 200 resident and migrant species, the book presents text and illustrations for nearly 1, and information on all rare vagrants. Princeton. The first comprehensive field guide to the birds of central AmericaBirds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, Honduras, Costa Rica, including Belize, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Panama.

The guide also contains up-to-date range maps and concise notes on distribution, habitat, behavior, and voice. Two hundred sixty detailed plates on convenient facing-page spreads depict differing ages and sexes for each species, with a special focus on geographic variation. An introduction provides a brief overview of the region’s landscape, climate, and biogeography.

The culmination of more than a decade of research and field experience, Birds of Central America is an indispensable resource for all those interested in the bird life of this part of the world. Detailed information on the entire avifauna of central america260 beautiful color platesRange maps, text, and illustrations presented on convenient facing-page spreadsUp-to-date notes on distribution supported by an extensive bibliographySpecial focus on geographic variation of bird species University Press Group Ltd.


Gulls Simplified: A Comparative Approach to Identification

A simpler and more user-friendly visual approach to gull identificationThis unique photographic field guide to North America’s gulls provides a comparative approach to identification that concentrates on the size, structure, and basic plumage features of gulls―gone are the often-confusing array of plumage details found in traditional guides.

Featuring hundreds of color photos throughout, Gulls Simplified illustrates the variations of gull plumages for a variety of ages, giving readers strong visual reference points for each species. Extensive captions accompany the photos, which include comparative photo arrays, digitized photo arrays for each age group, and numerous images of each species―a wealth of visual information at your fingertips.

This one-of-a-kind guide includes detailed species accounts and a distribution map for each gull. An essential field companion for north American birders, Gulls Simplified reduces the confusion commonly associated with gull identification, offering a more user-friendly way of observing these marvelous birds.

Provides a simpler approach to gull identificationfeatures a wealth of color photos for easy comparison among speciesIncludes detailed captions that explain identification criteria and aging, body shape, with direct visual reinforcement above the captionsCombines plumage details with a focus on size, and structural features for easy identification in the fieldHighlights important field marks and physical features for each gull University Press Group Ltd.

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Birds of Ecuador and Galapagos Pocket Photo Guides

The country is a birder's paradise and an increasingly popular tourist destination. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal backpack and suitcase space. Offshore, the galapagos Islands provide one of the world's greatest wildlife spectacles.

Two hundred and fifty-two of Ecuador and the Galapagos' most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide. Illustrated with clear color photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveler is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic only to be seen in that country or region or special rarities.

Although it is one of south america's smallest countries, Ecuador is home to nearly 1, 600 species of birds. University Press Group Ltd. Areas such as tandayapa, mindo and la selva are renowned for their birdwatching potential and boast such dramatic species as Toucan Barbet, Giant Conebill and Ocellated Tapaculo, cotingas, Andean Condor, Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, plus an array of brightly colored manikins, tanagers and hummingbirds.

. Princeton. This is thanks to the huge variety of habitats created by the Andes. Bloomsbury natural hist.