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Iconografia das aves do Brasil, Vol. 2 : Mata  Atlantica , Iconography of the birds of the Atlantic Rain Forest, Brazil, Tomas Sigrist

Author Name    Tomas Sigrist

Title   Iconografia das aves do Brasil, Vol. 2 : Mata Atlantica , Iconography of the birds of the Atlantic Rain Forest, Brazil

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   Folio, (31 cm.)

Publisher   Sa~o Paulo Avis Brasilis 2012

Seller ID   11255594

pict, hard cover, 400 pages : illustrations, photographs by Lester Scalon, text in Portuguese and English, lower corners of front cover bumped, "the purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to the birds of the ATlantic Rain Forest." (from the preface) a beautiful production! The Atlantic Forests of South America hold a great concentration of biodiversity, but most of this habitat has been destroyed. Very little of the ATlantic rainforest of southeast Brazil, northwast ARgentina and eastern Paraguy remains, and the forests that survive are highly fragmented. This region has one of the highest concentrations of endemic bird species anywhere in the world, and no less than 68% of all its bird species are considered to be rare. Many ecologists have predicted that such massive deforestation in the tropics and sub-tropics will cause and extinction crisis, (from the dust jacket.

Brazil Birds, Brazil , Atlantic Rain Forest, Bird Photography,

Price = 200.00 USD



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