Birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego & Antarctic Peninsula incl. the Falkland Islands & South Georgia
Enrique Couve & Claudio F. Vidal (2003)
Editorial Fantástico Sur, Chile. 656 pages. Paperback. Bilingual (English | Spanish) edition. ISBN 978-956-8007-03-2
"Birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and Antarctic Peninsula" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date photographic field guide to all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and Antarctic Peninsula, including the Falklands and South Georgia islands.
Over 430 species are described; more than 300 species with photographs. Concise descriptive accounts on identification, status, habits, conservation issues and range maps for each species.
Introductory sections provide a synopsis of the Patagonian and Antarctic regions, a selection of maps, notes on how to use the species accounts, the adopted nomenclature and a complete selection of bird topography diagrams.
The guide also includes an updated appendix describing the status of 133 resident, regular visitors, accidental and introduced species in the region.