London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2015. Octavo, laminated boards, colour illustrations, maps.
This major new field guide to the birds of South America covers all the 1952 species of passerines (perching birds), with all plumages for each species illustrated, including males, females and juveniles. The text gives information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. Beautiful artwork featured across 195 colour plates appears opposite the relevant text for quick and easy reference. Distribution maps are included, showing where each species can be found and how common it is, to further aid identification.
Price: $70.00 AU