portal do bosque's webshop
Portal do Bosque's shop for Finnish customers is open. Our sole item for sale, a book "A Birdwatching Guide to South-East Brazil" written by Finnish field ornithologists Juha Honkala and Seppo Niiranen, was published in 18th of June 2010. Net sale price 33 € / 29 £. NHBS sells and distributes the book worldwide.
In Germany you can order the book from Christ Media Natur.
American customers are taken care by Buteo Books!
In Sweden SOF`s Natubokhandeln have the book in stock.
Avian Review "A Visual Library of Bird Books from around the World" has reviewed our guidebook. Another review can be seen here: Ubatuba Birdwatching Centre
Content of the guide book
The site descriptions include information on some 50 excellent
birdwatching sites throughout South-East Brazil with accurate
directions on how-to-get-there, details of what to see and expect, plus
important information on conditions. In addition, the book includes
illustrations of 558 species. Total number of photographs is 960.
The species accounts include all details necessary for field
identification of the 471 species recorded in the Agulhas Negras area,
in the heart of South-East Brazil, plus scientific and common names in
English and Portuguese, size, voice descriptions, subspecies, habitat,
distribution and status in the area. Each species is illustrated with a
high quality, full color photograph. Range maps show the birds'
distribution in Brazil. A comprehensive species list of South-East
Brazil, bibliography and a list of useful addresses and websites
completes the volume. 416 p.
Here are some sample pages of the book.Contents of the book (pdf) 4. Sample page: Species descriptions, Cuckoos (pdf)
5. Sample page: Species descriptions, Tyrant Flycatchers (pdf)6. Sample page: Species descriptions, Euphonias (pdf)
Front cover: Purple-winged ground-dove, male and female. This critically endangered species was illustrated by Tomasz cofta.
Brassy-breasted tanager, endemic. A total of 136 endemic bird species has been recorded in south-east brazil.