This book is excellent and provides a great resource for birding in the pacific basin.
It is a lightweight supplement that includes all the new species that one is likely to encounter as well as much more information regarding the habits of each bird.
There are no range maps though, which when covering an area so large with many migrants and pelagic birds can be a bit of a problem.
Comprehensive and complete for tropical pacific birds. I like the drawings and field mark notations. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joe Bauer
This looks to be a great book but I am yet to use it. It would be nice if the plates were alongside the descriptions along with a map, as you can't quickly see which bird can be... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Samantha
This book is excellent and provides a great resource for birding in the pacific basin. Im a PhD student in Ornithology and I highly recommend this book.Published 12 months ago by Bryan M. Reiley
I am travelling to Hawaii on business this summer and can't wait to use this book on my extended personal birding part o fhte trip!Published 15 months ago by Sandy
I have no idea why some publishers continue to produce books that have the color "plates" on one page and the discription on another (usually a few hundred pages away). Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sean C King
just wanted birds of hawaii and it was confusing with so many other tropical pacific island birds included. the audubon guide for hawaii looked to be more useful.Published 17 months ago by alan netland
A comprehensive book, but the illustrations are small, and truthfully useless in the field. For some one who travels the islands extensively or wants a home review volume it's... Read morePublished 18 months ago by M. Hale
Any bird dude should have this guide. The hardest part is to write enough words about this to submit the commentPublished 18 months ago by Mickey