The Birds of Chile: A Field Guide is a classic, comprehensive field guide to the 448 bird species recorded on mainland Chile, Easter Island, San Ambrosio and San Flix, the Juan Fernndez Archipelago and the Antarctic Peninsula. An introduction to Chilean birds by Thomas Howell precedes a section on Chile's geography and life zones. Black-and-white line drawings by the Chilean artist Mariano Bernal illustrate the text. A detailed description of species and subspecies, preferred habitat, range and distribution accompanies each illustration. English, Spanish, French, German and scientific names are given for all birds. Included is a pull-out map of Chile that shows the major cities and rivers of the twelve political Regions, offshore islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. 400 pages.