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The Birds of Ecuador (Special Slipcased Two Volume Set)

by Robert S. Ridgely

  • 220 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Reference works,
  • Nature,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • South America,
  • Birds,
  • Ecuador,
  • Identification

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7849194M
    ISBN 100801487226
    ISBN 109780801487224

    Pages in category "Birds of the Ecuadorian Amazon" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). With more than species of birds, Ecuador is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Each of the country’s four geographic regions – the Amazon Basin, the Andes, the Pacific Coast and the Galapagos – offer unique opportunities for seeing endemic and hard-to-find species, all while maximizing your final tally.

    The Birds of Ecuador comprehensively treats the nearly species of birds that can be found in mainland authors describe Ecuador this way: “One of the wonders of the natural world. Nowhere else is such incredible avian diversity crammed into such a small country. The Amazon Rainforest is a birder’s paradise and the most species of animals and plants have been found in Ecuador and Peru’s western section of Amazonia. Ecuador’s Amazon then sets the world record for species diversity of animals. This makes birdwatching in Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest one of the best birdwatching sites worldwide.

    This volume contains detailed species accounts for each of the species found in Ecuador, covering range, taxonomy, habitat and status. There are also detailed . Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands by McMullan, Miles and Lelis Navarrete , pp, ISBN: softcover; this compact book illustrates all 1,+ species known to occur in Ecuador and the Galapagos; plates show species per page; male and female plumages are shown as are some juveniles but not many subspecies or races; very brief .


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The Birds of Ecuador (Special Slipcased Two Volume Set) by Robert S. Ridgely Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birds In Ecuador. Bird Watching Ecuador - The Birds of Ecuador. It has been more than 10 years since the last bird finding guides for Ecuador were published. Some of these books were my constant traveling companions in the long, rewarding and still ongoing learning process of the Ecuadorian avifauna.

Yes, Ecuador has about twice as many birds as are typically seen in US guides, but because of the added text this book isn't going to be a practical travel book. /5(93). Although it is one of South America's smallest countries, Ecuador is home to nearly 1, species of birds.

This is thanks to the huge variety of habitats created by the Andes. The country is a birder's paradise and an increasingly popular tourist destination/5(13). About this book. Juan Freile and The Birds of Ecuador book Restall's Birds of Ecuador is a comprehensive guide to the varied, bounteous and endemic-rich avifauna of this biodiversity hotspot, replacing the previous two-volume Helm guide to the country ().

The guide covers mainland Ecuador, but excludes the Galápagos archipelago. All of the birds of Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands are brought together in a single volume for the first time.

With over 4, illustrations, many never before published, all major plumages for each species are illustrated and are accompanied with descriptions, identification notes, A new light and truly pocket-sized field guide for the bird /5(6). Birds of Ecuador There’s no need to be a birder to recognize the beauty of Ecuador’s birds, and there’s no need to be diligent in your watching to find them.

Indeed, with more then 1, bird species found throughout the small country, Ecuador has the world’s highest density of bird species found per acre. This is a list of the bird species recorded in Ecuador including those of the Galápagos avifauna of Ecuador has confirmed species, of which seven are endemic to the mainland and 30 are endemic to the Galápagos.

Four have been introduced by humans, 64 are rare or vagrants, and two have been additional 47 species are hypothetical (see below).

Get this book - Volume 2. This is the best bird book available for Ecuador. It illustrates in color all species found in the country. The text describes each bird and provides a range map.

Note. This is Volume 2, the field guide, and is really the only one you'd need to carry to Ecuador. Volume 1 contains only text which covers the birds. The two amassed so much information, they could not fit it in one book The Birds of Ecuador is an incredible achievement and is most highly recommended."—Dan R.

Kunkle, Wildlife Activist, No. 43, Autumn "The long awaited Birds of Ecuador is finally out and the results are well worth the wait.

The 2-volume set is a massive piece of 5/5(2). This book provides excellent coverage of the birds of Ecuador. Many of the birds depicted are difficult to do justice to--the iridescent hummingbirds, tanagers, etc. I felt I was doing well just to get the various families of birds that were possible to see somewhat established in my brain.

Actually seeing some of these species was mind-blowing/5. Birds of Ecuador by Juan Freile and Robin Restall (Helm Field Guides, London, ).; pages, colour plates and approximately 1, distribution maps. ISBN Pbk, £ Bookshop from £; How can a wealth of information about the birds of one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet be condensed into a single portable volume, complete with text, illustrations and.

The Birds of Ecuador Field Guide is a long-awaited, monumental work depicting nearly all of the 1, species known to have occurred in Ecuador.

Split Book For a more portable and convenient alternative to carrying the full field guide, we can “split” your guide. This book is much more than a compilation of high quality photographs—it is a true field guide.

This is not surprising since the two authors are both leading experts on Ecuador's birds, and Nick Athanas is a leading bird guide for Tropical Birding."—-Frank Lambert, Birder's LibraryBrand: Princeton University Press.

Birds of Western Ecuador overcomes all these challenges and is the first photographic guide I have seen that surpasses the utility of an illustrative guide. Nick Athanas is one of the cofounders of Tropical Birding, a tour company based in Quito that runs world-class birding trips all over the world.

Birds of Ecuador The aim of this gallery is to market my pictures to a wide audience. It is also to give visitors an idea of the great diversity this small country has to offer and that is why some images of rather poor quality have been included.

The Second edition of Fieldbook of the Birds of Ecuador by Miles Macmullan & Lelis Navarrete is recently printed!.

Check some of the Second Edition novelties are: An appendix with the most striking mammals and sought after by visitors. It includes 20 new bird species that have been registered in Ecuadorian territory to date (March [ ].

The area is especially rich in humming-birds; of Ecuador's approximately hummingbird species, at least 40 can be found in this immediate area; many of them pictured in this book. IMPORTANT NOTE: The first chapter of this book, "Hummingbirds", is identical to the full book "Jewels of Northern Ecuador."Released on: Septem   I spent two months volunteering as a guide at Bellavista Lodge in northwestern Ecuador January and February During my time I managed to capture some video footage of.

Birds of Ecuador comprehensively treats the nearly species of birds that can be found birding in mainland Ecuador. Volume II, Field Guide, contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, a color map of Ecuador, 2 line drawings of bird anatomy, silhouette outlines, and nearly distribution maps.

Bird Ecuador (tel. 02/; ) is a small tour company owned by the same people who run Cabañas San Isidro, one of Ecuador's best birding offer various tours that combine stays at San Isidro, which is in the cloud forests of eastern Andes, with time at lodges in other parts of the country, including their new Guango Lodge, near Papallacta.

Packing such detailed and accurate information, Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide is an essential book for any keen birder visiting Ecuador, and I for one am looking forward to the Eastern Ecuador photographic guide that one hopes will follow in a few years’ time." – Frank Lambert (), read the full review at The Birder's Library.This book is much more than a compilation of high quality photographs—it is a true field guide.

This is not surprising since the two authors are both leading experts on Ecuador's birds, and Nick Athanas is a leading bird guide for Tropical Birding.". Ecuador is renowned for its unique habitats and diversity of wildlife.

It attracts birders and nature seekers from around the globe. The book’s authors write “Nowhere else is such an incredible avian diversity crammed into such a small country.” Now it is easier than ever to sort through the abundance of Ecuador’s beautiful birds.3/5(1).