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Helm Bird ID Guides and Helm Field Guides to 2002

Steven L. Hilty. Birds of Venezuela. Second edition. WorldTwitch 2002 Best Bird Book - South America. 878 pages. Completely new, except for the color plates by Guy Tudor and John Gwynne. Authoritative text by Steve Hilty, 31 new color plates, mostly by John Gwynne and Sophie Webb, and 44 color photos of habitats. Princeton University Press & Helm. January 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Lars Jonsson. Birds and Light: The Art of Lars Jonsson. 224 pages. Details. Superb "coffee table" book. The life story of Lars Jonsson, with many field sketches, previously unpublished paintings, and plates from his field guides. Helm & Princeton University Press 2002. WorldTwitch 2002 Best Bird Art Book. US | UK
Nik Borrow & Ron Demey. A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa. The first comprehensive field guide to the birds of West Africa. 147 colour plates depicting over 1200 species. 816 pages. Helm & Princeton University Press 2002. WorldTwitch 2002 Best African Bird Book. US | UK - PUP | UK - Helm
Steve Madge & Phil McGowan. With Guy Kirwan. Illustrated by Norman Arlott, Robin Budden, Daniel Cole, John Cox, Carl D'Silva, Kim Franklin & David Mead. Pheasants, Partridges and Grouse. A Guide to the Pheasants, Patridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails, and Sandgrouse of the World. 488 pages. 72 colour plates. Helm & Princeton University Press 2002. Worldtwitch 2002 Best Bird Family Book. US | UK - Helm | UK - PUP
Hadoram Shirihai, Gabriel Gargallo & Andreas Helbig. Illustrated by Alan Harris. Photos by David Cottridge. Edited by Guy Kirwan & Lars Svensson. Sylvia Warblers. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Book Award. Helm & Princeton University Press. 2001. 572 pages. 20 color plates. 546 color photographs. US | UK
Peter Clement. Illustrated by Ren Hathway, with additional illustrations by Jan Wilczur & Clive Byers. Thrushes. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Book Award. Helm (2000) & Princeton University Press (2001). 424 pages. 60 color plates. US | UK
Nigel Wheatley & David Brewer. Where to Watch Birds in Central America & the Caribbean. 432 pages. Helm & Princeton University Press 2002. US | UK
Mike Madders. Where to Watch Birds in Scotland. Helm. 4th edition 2002. 368 pages. UK
Peter & Margaret Clarke. Where to Watch Birds in East Anglia. Helm. 4th edition 2002. 270 pages. US | UK
George Green, Martin Cade. Where to Watch Birds in Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight. Helm. 3d edition 2001. 308 pages. US | UK
Adrian Skerrett, Ian Bullock, Tony Disley (Illustrator). Field Guide to the Birds of the Seychelles. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Book Award. Helm & Princeton University Press. 320 pages. 53 color plates. 2001. US | UK
Ridgely & Greenfield, The Birds of Ecuador, volume 1Ridgely & Greenfield, The Birds of Ecuador, volume 2Robert S. Ridgely & Paul J. Greenfield. The Birds of Ecuador. 2 volumes. Cornell University Press & Helm. 2001. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Book Award.
Vol. 1: Status, Distribution & Taxonomy. 768 pages. 115 line drawings. US | UK
Vol. 2: A Field Guide. 816 pages. 96 color plates. US | UK
2-Volume set with slipcase US | UK
Gibbs, Pigeons & DovesDavid Gibbs, Eustace Barnes & John Cox. Pigeons and Doves. A Guide to the Pigeons and Doves of the World. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Book Award. This is one of my favorite recent books, mainly because of its excellent coverage of the spectacular fruit and ground pigeons of the Southeast Asian and Australasian islands, many of which are quite hard to see. 560 pages. 76 colour plates. A&C Black & Yale University Press, 2001. US | UK
Rodner, Checklist of the Birds of Northern South AmericaClemencia Rodner, Miguel Lentino & Robin Restall. Checklist of the Birds of Northern South America: An annotated checklist of the species and subspecies of Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Aruba, Curaçao, Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. WorldTwitch 2001 Best Bird Checklist Award. Outstanding compilation of useful information onto handy charts. For each of 2,245 species, shows the currently accepted common and scientific names, subspecies, known and suspected distribution, altitude range, genus history, and proposed splits. View sample page. A&C Black & Yale University Press. 2001. 136 pages. US | UK
Bob Cheke & Clive Mann, illustrated by Richard Allen. Sunbirds: A Guide to the Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers, Spiderhunters and Sugarbirds of the World. A&C Black & Yale University Press, 2001. 380 pages. US | UK
Wrens, Dippers & ThrashersDavid Brewer. Illustrated by Barry Kent Mackay. Wrens, Dippers & Thrashers. 256 pages. 32 colour plates. A&C Black and Yale University Press, 2001. (Contrary to this book and Raffaele, Birds of the West Indies (1998), there is only one trembler per island. Trip reports claiming two species twitched on Martinique or St. Lucia are likewise wrong. See Storer 1989, which is cited in Brewer's appendix!) US | UK

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