Title: The Birds of Ecuador - Two Volumes: Status, ...
Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates / Cornell University Press
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition.
Large paperbacks, 2-volume set housed in the original color-illustrated slipcase, both are first printings as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number lines on the copyright pages, both books and the slipcase are in AS NEW condition, "A monumental work that sets a new standard for South American bird guides. These volumes are a fitting tribute to the authors' passion and commitment to pass on their unparalleled knowledge of one of the world's richest avifaunas," Volume 1: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy, 848 pages, illustrated with a map, Volume 2: Field Guide, 740 pages, numerous color plates, a great gift/collector's copy. Bookseller Inventory # 036213
This two-volume set of The Birds of Ecuador includes Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy, which contains detailed information on the ecology, status, and distribution of all species, and Field Guide, which contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, a color map of Ecuador, two line drawings of bird anatomy, 115 silhouette outlines, and nearly 1600 distribution maps. All species are illustrated in full color, including migrants and vagrants and visually distinctive subspecies. The text focuses on the field identification aspects of each species, including their behavior, vocalizations, and nest appearance. This set is slipcased.
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