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Old Thursday 12th July 2007, 19:39   #1
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Best book for Bolivia (field guides)

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what is (are) the best books for birding in Bolivia?

many thanks for all comments and advice!!

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Old Sunday 15th July 2007, 19:27   #2
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dear all,


what is (are) the best books for birding in Bolivia?

many thanks for all comments and advice!!

Didier
Mixture of Peru guide, birds of the high andes and
the birds of southern south america - or that was what I used in 2004

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Old Monday 16th July 2007, 12:43   #3
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Mixture of Peru guide, birds of the high andes and
the birds of southern south america - or that was what I used in 2004

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You could probably manage without the Peru one.

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Everything anyone could ever want to know about birding in Bolivia is contained in this thread here

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread....bolivia+rasmus

courtesy of the great Rasmus Boegh!!
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I should add that I've visited Bolivia since the post linked to by James was written, and while some things still are spot on, other things have changed quite significantly. Unfortunately, I don't have the time to give a full update, but these pages are helpful:

http://www.birdbolivia.com/
http://www.geocities.com/fringe_back...eye/index.html

In a few months time, a new and much better field guide to Peru will be published. However, if leaving before that, I'd still recommend bringing the old Peru guide. Otherwise, you'll have little chance of identifying most of the lower Yungas species (same for the various lowland species in NW Bolivia). If your need for a guide is less pressing, a Bolivia guide is currently being prepared. I think it'll be published in 2008 or 09, but expected publication dates for bird guides and the actual date where they are published always seem to be differ.
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dear Rasmus,

what is the full name of this book on Peru?



**Anyway, I will visit Bolivia next september (and hope to manage ID with available books!!)

thanks for your help!
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In a few months time, a new and much better field guide to Peru will be published. However, if leaving before that, I'd still recommend bringing the old Peru guide. Otherwise, you'll have little chance of identifying most of the lower Yungas species (same for the various lowland species in NW Bolivia). If your need for a guide is less pressing, a Bolivia guide is currently being prepared. I think it'll be published in 2008 or 09, but expected publication dates for bird guides and the actual date where they are published always seem to be differ.
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Birds of Peru by Schulenberg, Stotz, Lane, O'Neill & Parker. Expected in November. Enjoy your trip.
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new book

Hi

does anyone know more about this next book?
http://www.neomorphus.com/projects/birdsofbolivia.htm

those illustrations looks kinda promising...
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