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The ultimate illustrated field guide to the birds of Argentina and the islands of the South-west AtlanticArgentina is one of South America's premier birding destinations, encompassing a range of habitats--from rainforests and pampas grasslands to the wetlands of the Iber and the wilderness of Tierra del Fuego. Surprisingly, despite the strong interest in Argentina's rich avian population, the country has until now lacked a credible, modern field guide to its birds. Authoritative and up-to-date, Birds of Argentina and the South-west Atlantic provides detailed species accounts, a plethora of distribution maps, and close to 200 stunning color plates illustrating every species and many distinct plumages and subspecies. This essential book will satisfy researchers, birders, and conservationists alike.
- The only up-to-date English-language guide to the birds of Argentina and the islands of the South-west Atlantic
- More than 2,300 images illustrate 1,075 species, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants
- Close to 200 color plates depict every species and many distinct plumages and subspecies, including 28 endemics and 17 near-endemics
- Key identification features and plentiful distribution maps