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Author Athanas, Nick, author.

Title Birds of western Ecuador : a photographic guide / Nick Athanas and Paul J. Greenfield ; with special contributions by Iain Campbell, Pablo Cervantes Daza, Sam Woods, and Andrew Spencer.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2016]
©2016

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Physical description 1 online resource : color illustrations, color maps
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- REGION COVERED -- RANGE MAPS -- FORMAT OF THE SPECIES ACCOUNTS -- TAXONOMY -- CONSERVATION -- HABITATS -- ELEVATIONAL ZONES -- BIRD TOPOGRAPHY -- SPECIES ACCOUNTS -- FOREST TINAMOUS -- HIGH-ANDEAN TINAMOUS, GUANS -- NEW WORLD QUAILS, WHISTLING-DUCKS -- TEALS, PINTALS, SOUTHERN POCHARD -- TORRENT DUCK, GREBES, WOOD STORCK -- PELAGIC SEABIRDS -- TROPICBIRD, FLAMINGO, IBISES, SPOONBILL -- TIGER-HERONS, BITTERNS, TRICOLORED HERON -- NIGHT-HERONS AND BUTORIDES HERONS -- HERONS AND EGRETS -- FRIGATEBIRDS AND PELICANS -- BOOBIES -- ANHINGA AND CORMORANTS -- NEW WORLD VULTURES -- OSPREY AND KITES -- ACCIPITERS -- BROAD-WINGED FOREST HAWKS -- BLACK HAWKS AND SOLITARY EAGLE -- ASSORTED HAWKS -- VARIABLE HAWK AND BUZZARD-EAGLE -- BUTEO AND RELATED HAWKS -- ZONE-TAILED HAWK, EAGLES, CINEREOUS HARRIER -- HAWK-EAGLES -- SMALL FALCONS -- LARGE FALCONS -- CARACARAS -- FOREST-FALCONS -- RAILS AND WOOD-RAILS -- SORA AND CRAKES -- GALLINULES, COOTS, SUNGREBE -- MISCELLANEOUS AQUATIC BIRDS AND WADERS -- JACANA, LAPWINGS, LARGE PLOVERS -- CHARADRIUS PLOVERS -- SEEDSNIPES AND SNIPES -- MIGRANT SHOREBIRDS -- GULLS -- TERNS -- TERNS AND BLACK SKIMMER -- NATIVE PIGEONS -- ROCK PIGEON AND DOVES -- QUAIL-DOVES AND GROUND-DOVES -- GROUND-DOVES -- PARAKEETS -- PARROTLETS AND HIGHLAND PSITTACIDS -- ROSE-FACED PARROT AND PIONUS PARROTS -- AMAZONS AND MACAWS -- CUCKOOS -- ANIS AND CRESTED CUCKOOS -- LARGE OWLS -- LARGE OWLS AND BURROWING OWL -- PYGMY-OWLS -- SCREECH-OWLS AND BUFF-FRONTED OWL -- NIGHTHAWKS -- NIGHTJARS -- NIGHTJARS, POTOO, OILBIRD -- LARGER SWIFTS -- SMALLER SWIFTS -- HERMITS -- HERMIT-LIKE AND OTHER LONG-BILLED HUMMINGBIRDS -- VIOLETEARS AND CORONETS -- MANGO, WOODNYMPHS, VIOLET-BELLIED HUMMINGBIRD -- VARIOUS MIDSIZE HUMMINGBIRDS -- PLUMELETEERS, THORNTAIL, WESTERN EMERALD -- AMAZILIA HUMMINGBIRDS -- BRILLIANTS AND WEDGE-BILLED HUMMINGBIRD -- SYLPHS AND BOOTED RACKET-TAIL -- WHITETIP, SUNANGELS, HILLSTARS -- INCAS AND STARFRONTLETS -- LARGE HIGH-ANDEAN HUMMINGBIRDS -- PUFFLEGS -- THORNBILLS AND TRAINBEARERS -- VELVETBREAST AND METALTAILS -- ASSORTED WOODSTARS -- CHAETOCERCUS WOODSTARS -- QUETZALS AND SMALL RED-BELLIED TROGONS -- LARGE RED-BELLIED TROGONS -- YELLOW-BELLIED TROGONS -- KINGFISHERS -- MOTMOTS, JACAMARS, LANCEOLATED MONKLET -- PUFFBIRDS -- NEW WORLD BARBETS AND TOUCAN BARBET -- ARACARIS AND TOUCANETS -- LARGE TOUCANS -- PICULETS AND ASSORTED LOWLAND WOODPECKERS -- VENILIORNIS WOODPECKERS -- PICOIDES AND COLAPTES WOODPECKERS -- LARGE WOODPECKERS -- HIGH-ANDEAN FURNARIIDS -- HIGH-ANDEAN FURNARIIDS -- SYNALLAXIS SPINETAILS -- CRANIOLEUCA, TUFTEDCHEEKS, GRAYTAIL -- BARBTAILS, TREERUNNERS, XENOPS -- TREEHUNTERS AND SYNDACTYLA FOLIAGE-GLEANERS -- WOODHAUNTER AND ASSORTED FOLIAGE-GLEANERS -- VARIOUS FURNARIIDS AND SMALL WOODCREEPERS -- MIDSIZE WOODCREEPERS -- LARGE WOODCREEPERS AND SCYTHEBILLS -- ANTSHRIKES -- ANTSHRIKES AND STREAK-HEADED ANTBIRD -- ANTVIREOS AND MISCELLANEOUS ANTWRENS -- MYRMOTHERULA AND TERENURA ANTWRENS -- LOWLAND ANTBIRDS -- MYRMECIZA ANTBIRDS -- ANT-FOLLOWING ANTBIRDS AND ANTTHRUSHES -- GRALLARIA ANTPITTAS -- GRALLARIA AND HYLOPEZUS ANTPITTAS -- ANTPITTAS, OCELLATED TAPACULO, CRESCENTCHEST -- SMALL TAPACULOS -- PHYLLOMYIAS TYRANNULETS AND BRISTLE-TYRANT -- MECOCERCULUS AND OTHER SMALL FLYCATCHERS -- MISCELLANEOUS TYRANNULETS -- MISCELLANEOUS TYRANNULETS AND MYIOPAGIS -- ELAENIA AND MISCELLANEOUS SMALL FLYCATCHERS -- TIT-TYRANTS AND MIONECTES FLYCATCHERS -- MYIOPHOBUS, EMPIDONAX, AND SIMILAR SPECIES -- PYGMY-TYRANTS -- TODY- AND RUDDY-TAILED FLYCATCHERS, SPADEBILLS -- FLATBILLS, PHOEBE, CINNAMON FLYCATCHER -- PEWEES AND TUFTED FLYCATCHER -- MISCELLANEOUS FLYCATCHERS -- CHAT-TYRANTS -- CHAT-TYRANTS, TUMBES TYRANT, MYIOBIUS -- GROUND-TYRANTS AND SHORT-TAILED FIELD TYRANT -- SHRIKE-TYRANTS AND BUSH-TYRANTS -- MYIOZETETES AND SIMILAR FLYCATCHERS -- RESIDENT KINGBIRDS AND MYIARCHUS FLYCATCHERS -- MISCELLANEOUS LARGER FLYCATCHERS -- ATTILAS, TITYRAS, CHOCÓ SIRYSTES -- BECARDS -- BECARDS AND SAPAYOA -- COTINGAS -- FRUITEATERS -- COCK-OF-THE-ROCK, FRUITCROWS, UMBRELLABIRD -- PIHAS AND MOURNERS -- MANAKINS -- PEPPERSHRIKE AND VIREOS -- GREENLETS, GNATCATCHERS, GNATWRENS -- MOCKINGBIRDS, JAYS, WHITE-CAPPED DIPPER -- MARTINS AND SOUTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW -- SWALLOWS -- WRENS -- SOLITAIRES AND NIGHTINGALE-THRUSHES -- TURDUS THRUSHES -- EUPHONIAS -- EUPHONIAS AND CHLOROPHONIAS -- SISKINS -- LESSER GOLDFINCH, PÁRAMO PIPIT, YELLOWTHROATS -- MYIOTHLYPIS AND BASILEUTERUS WARBLERS -- WHITESTARTS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WARBLERS -- MIGRATORY WARBLERS -- OROPENDOLAS AND CACIQUES -- COWBIRDS, SCRUB BLACKBIRD, GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE -- ORIOLES AND MEADOWLARKS -- BUSH-TANAGERS (CHLOROSPINGUSES) -- PIRANGA TANAGERS -- TACHYPHONUS AND CHLOROTHRAUPIS TANAGERS -- RAMPHOCELUS, THRAUPIS, PIPRAEIDEA TANAGERS -- MISCELLANEOUS COLORFUL TANAGERS -- MOUNTAIN-TANAGERS -- TANGARA TANAGERS -- TANGARA AND VARIOUS OTHER TANAGERS -- MISCELLANEOUS TANAGERS AND BANANAQUIT -- MISCELLANEOUS TANAGERS -- DACNISES -- HONEYCREEPERS -- HEMISPINGUSES AND TIT-LIKE DACNIS -- CONEBILLS AND RUSTY FLOWERPIERCER -- FLOWERPIERCERS -- MISCELLANEOUS SPARROWS AND CHESTNUT MUNIA -- ARREMON SPARROWS AND BRUSH-FINCHES -- ATLAPETES BRUSH-FINCHES -- ATLAPETES, TANAGER FINCH, PLUSHCAP -- SIERRA-FINCHES AND SLATY FINCH -- SICALIS AND CRIMSON-BREASTED FINCH -- GRASSQUITS AND COLLARED WARBLING-FINCH -- SEED-FINCHES AND SPOROPHILA SEEDEATERS -- SPOROPHILA SEEDEATERS -- MISCELLANEOUS SEEDEATERS -- GROSBEAKS -- SALTATORS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- APPENDIX I: SPECIES NOT INCLUDED -- APPENDIX II: PHOTOGRAPHER CREDITS -- GLOSSARY -- SPECIES INDEX (ENGLISH AND SCIENTIFIC NAMES)
Summary Western Ecuador is famed for its astonishingly diverse birdlife, from colorful hummingbirds and outrageous toucans to more difficult groups like raptors, flycatchers, and ovenbirds. Here is the ultimate photographic guide to the spectacular birds of this region. Featuring nearly 1,500 stunning color photos of 946 species, this richly detailed and taxonomically sophisticated field guide will help you with even the toughest identification challenges. Species accounts, photos, and color distribution maps appear side by side, making it easier than ever to find what you are looking for, whether you are in the field or preparing for your trip.Features nearly 1,500 photos of 946 speciesIncludes facing-page species accounts, photos, and mapsProvides photos of multiple plumages for many speciesHelps you to differentiate between similar species.
Language notes In English.
Other author Greenfield, Paul J., author.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Birds -- Ecuador -- Pictorial works.
Electronic books.
Pictorial works.
ISBN 9781400880706 (electronic bk.)
140088070X (electronic bk.)
9780691157801
0691157804
Standard Number 10.1515/9781400880706