Birds of Western Ecuador

A Photographic Guide

Western Ecuador is famed for its astonishingly diverse birdlife, from colorful hummingbirds and outrageous toucans to more difficult groups like raptors, flycatchers, and ovenbirds. Here is the ultimate photographic guide to the spectacular birds of this region. Featuring nearly 1,500 stunning color photos of 946 species, this richly detailed and taxonomically sophisticated field guide will help you with even the toughest identification challenges. Species accounts, photos, and color distribution maps appear side by side, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, whether you are in the field or preparing for your trip.

  • Features nearly 1,500 photos of 946 species
  • Includes facing-page species accounts, photos, and maps
  • Provides photos of multiple plumages for many species
  • Helps you to differentiate between similar species

Endorsements:

"A well-written, reader-friendly photographic guide."--Roger Ahlman, freelance bird guide in Ecuador

"The authors should be applauded for producing such a complete, up-to-date, and well-organized text. The dazzling photographic collection--which took decades to amass--is truly a treasure trove."--Mitch Lysinger, tour guide with Field Guides