Project Description

This is the only comprehensive and handy pocket guide that illustrates and describes the bird species of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific. Featuring more than 750 species illustrated in vivid and stunning detail on 95 color plates, this authoritative guide provides information on key identification features, habitat, songs, and calls. Birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific is a must-have for birders of all levels interested in this region of the world.

  • The only guide to illustrate the birds of Hawaii, New Zealand, and the Central and West Pacific
  • More than 750 species illustrated on 95 color plates
  • Depictions of all plumages for males, females, and juveniles
  • Detailed distribution maps show where each species is commonly found
  • Information on key identification features, habitat, songs, and calls
  • In-depth look at flight signatures, vagrant populations, and much more
  • Concise and highly portable

HarperCollins Edition
H1-C-Voor-NZ-Ha
Princeton University Press Edition
H2-Pr-NZ-Ha
Project Details

Date: 2011
Pages: 256 pages

Publisher:  HarperCollins

Publisher:  Princeton University Press


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Plate, Text and Maps combined (showing endemics from Fiji)
H4-Open-NZ-Ha

The Pacific area harbours many endemic species (birds restricted to a defined geographic location, e.g. an island, mountain or country)
H5a-NZ-Ha
More endemics from Fiji
H5b
The area is part of the “Ring of Fire” around the Pacific. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are very common
H5c