Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
Lonely Planet Antarctica Country Guide
This popular guide provides a good introduction to Antarctica with informative pieces covering the history and ecology of the region including a wildlife guide and maps.
Insight Guide Argentina
This handsome guide is a profusely illustrated overview of the country, featuring concise essays by well regarded authors on natural history, politics and culture. With hundreds of photos and excellent maps.
Brandt Guides Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife
This portable and informative field guide is an excellent choice for those who wish to learn about the wildlife in Antarctica. Beautiful wildlife illustrations make it easy for readers to identify the birds, mammals, and cetaceans seen in the field.
National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography
This concise, practical guide to taking better travel photos covers equipment, technique and digital photography, with suggestions and how-to's from experts.
South American Birds: A Photographic Aid to Identification
This comprehensive South American bird guide has over 1400 color photos and more than 2700 species described with habitat and identification information. A very helpful range map is included for each bird.
Lonely Planet Phrasebooks: Latin American Spanish
This portable phrasebook provides a useful mix of everyday phrases, words and expressions used in different Spanish speaking countries in Latin America. Learn the nuances of the Spanish language as it is spoken in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Ecuador, Peru, and Chile.
Patagonia: Natural History, Prehistory & Ethnography at the Uttermost End of the Earth
This is the story of the first hunter-gatherers to colonize the lower half of South America. The first European contacts led to tales of a race of giants and, ever since, Patagonia has exerted a special hold on the imagination. Tragically, by the mid-twentieth century, the last remnants of the indigenous way of life had disappeared forever. The essays in this volume trace a largely unwritten history of adaptation, survival, and extinction. Accompanied by 110 striking photographs. 192 pages.
Uttermost Part of the Earth: Indians of Tierra del Fuego
Born in Tierra del Fuego in 1874, at a remote outpost run by his missionary parents, Bridges tells of a life packed with drama and adventure. As a boy he learned the ways, legends and language of the Yaghan Indians. Later he befriended the Ona, fierce, nomadic hunters. The book is filled with unique firsthand accounts of native peoples of the region.