Finally, a comprehensive single-volume field guide to almost all of the passerine birds of South America!
Between trips, you will just want to sit for hours in your favorite easy chair, enjoying this book and studying for future trips.
The maps of Ridgely and Tudor are very well done, and easy to use in that they are facing the illustrations.
I'm preparing for a birding trip to Columbia and there are illustrations of many birds that I hope to see. The book is heavy and probably won't go along in a backpack.Published 4 months ago by grrr
Although the drawings are very nice, if you compare some of them with photos, birds don't look the same. But most of them are accurate. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Andrachne
While there are many good guides of the birds of most South American countries, for whoever is interested in the whole Netropical bird fauna it is very useful to see its whole... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Francisco Erize
Tudor's paintings are amazing and the info content of the book is great. It would be better only if it came in a smaller size.Published 10 months ago by mariana
I got this book as it is often referred to by those who have traveled to South America to bird. I've found it to be a welcome complement to my bookshelf. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Tim Zajic
I chose this product for gifting my boyfriend who is an ornithologist. He loved the guide and the price was very affordable.Published 21 months ago by Nayana Marques
The Field Guide to the Songbirds of South America is elementary for any ornithologist and/or bird lover intending to get deeper in the understanding and identification of these... Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by lia.nahomi
These two volumes make this edition an excellent and complete handbook, with helpful updates since the last version (updates for subspecies and maps).Published on April 8, 2012 by Darwin
The book is incredible, but there are some errors in the bird's name. I hope the editors may correct that mistake. Good guide!Published on March 12, 2011 by AUGUSTO ALVES