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By Bob Thornton,Vera Thornton

From Belize to Brazil, the forests of the yankee neotropics are domestic to an marvelous array of birds—over 3,700 diversified species, or approximately forty percentage of all of the birds on the earth. due to this overwhelming abundance, birders come from around the globe to attempt to capture glimpses of species that may be discovered nowhere else, reminiscent of toucans and antbirds, motmots and manakins, bellbirds and cocks-of-the-rock, and virtually the entire planet's hummingbirds. such birding lovers are Vera and Bob Thornton, who've spent fifteen years photographing those certain and unique birds within the rainforests of 11 diverse nations of crucial and South the USA. during this e-book, you will find greater than 100 excellent colour pictures they took in the course of their travels, besides a hugely unique account in their adventures—and misadventures—in chasing those unique neotropicals.

The birds pictured listed below are one of the Thorntons' own favorites—birds that, of their phrases, "either dazzled us with their attractiveness, or charmed us through their habit, or, in a couple of circumstances, easily challenged us via the mystique in their rarity." This latter class contains such elusive and sought-after birds because the Black-crowned Antpitta, the Zigzag Heron, the Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo, the Bare-necked Umbrellabird, and the monkey-eating Harpy Eagle. within the accompanying textual content, Bob Thornton engagingly describes the demanding situations in addition to the magic of negotiating the neotropical rainforests looking for colourful birds to photo. in case you want to stick to within the Thorntons' footsteps, there also are important pointers on photographic equipment and strategies, most well-liked areas to determine the birds, accommodation, and courses. for everybody who enjoys very good nature images, Chasing Neotropical Birds is a must have quantity at the espresso desk or within the library.

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