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Bird islands of Peru

Murphy, Robert Cushman

Bird islands of Peru

the record of a sojourn on the west coast

by Murphy, Robert Cushman

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Peru,
  • Peru.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Peru,
    • Birds -- Peru,
    • Guano,
    • Peru -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Cushman Murphy ... illustrated from photographs by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH128 .M8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 362 p.
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6674655M
      LC Control Number25003972
      OCLC/WorldCa808315

      Peru’s Paracas Peninsula and the Ballestas Islands are lands of superlatives and contrasts. Located approximately miles south of Lima, Paracas Peninsula is Peru’s most important marine wildlife sanctuary. For the nature lover or those who enjoy breathtaking open views of the ocean with a backdrop of large flocks of sea birds and marine mammals, this is a place to visit.   For a cultural experience, warm weather and must-see wildlife, consider showcasing Peru. With great fares available to Peru and lots of options for land packages, tours and even cruises we can help you book a remarkable trip to Peru! To Book Airfare, customized land packages, tours and more Contact Sky Bird Travel & Tours SKY-BIRD (


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Birds of Peru is the most complete and well-researched field guide to this rich and fascinating diversity. It illustrates every one of the 1, species and shows the distinct plumages of each/5.

It features every one of Peru's 1, bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in superb, high-quality color plates.

Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition Cited by: This is a list of the bird species recorded in avifauna of Peru has confirmed species, of which are endemic, three have been introduced by humans, and 54 are rare or additional 49 species are hypothetical (see below).

Except as an entry is cited otherwise, the list of species is that of the South American Classification Committee (SACC) of the American. The unlikely treasure off Peru’s coast Little-known islands contain tons of bird droppings that are prized as a fertilizer. Each year, hundreds of men descend on the islands for one of the world.

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Format Book Published New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Description xx, p. front., illus. (maps) plates, diagrs. 24 cm. Notes Illustrated lining-papers. The blue-footed booby is distributed among the continental coasts of the eastern Pacific Ocean from California to the Galápagos Islands down into Peru.

It is strictly a marine bird. Its only need for land is to breed and rear young, which it does along the rocky coasts of the eastern : Sulidae. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Murphy, Robert Cushman, Bird islands of Peru. New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, (OCoLC) Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape.

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