The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide,Volume II / Edition 1

The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide,Volume II / Edition 1

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by Robert S. Ridgely, Paul J. Greenfield
     
 

Volume II, the field guide volume of this two-volume set, contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, along with 115 silhouette outlines and nearly 1600 distribution maps.See more details below

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Volume II, the field guide volume of this two-volume set, contains 96 full-color plates and facing pages of descriptive text, along with 115 silhouette outlines and nearly 1600 distribution maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801487217
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
280,834
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Plan of the Book
Beginning With Birds
Color Plates

Tinamiformes
Tinamidae - Tinamous

Podicipediformes
Podicipedidae - Grebes

Sphenisciformes
Spheniscidae - Penguins

Procellariilormes
Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels
Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels

Pelecaniformes
Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets
Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants and Shags
Anhingidae - Darters
Pelecanidae - Pelicans

Anseriformes
Anhimidae - Screamers
Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Phoenicopteriformes
Phoenicopteridae - Flamingos

Ciconiilormes
Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Egrets
Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills
Ciconiidae - Storks
Cathartidae - American Vultures

Falconiformes
Accipitridae - Kites, Eagles, Hawks, and Osprey
Falconidae - Falcons and Caracaras

Galliformes
Cracidae - Curassows, Guans, and Chachalacas
Odontophoridae - New World Quails

Gruiformes
Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
Eurypygidae - Sunbittern
Heliornithidae - Finfoots
Aramidae - Limpkin
Psophiidae - Trumpeters

Charadriiformes
Jacanidae - Jacanas
Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Snipes, and Phalaropes
Thinocoridae - Seedsnipes
Burhinidae - Thick-knees
Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers
Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets
Charadriidae - Plovers and Lapwings
Stercorariidae - Skuas and Jaegers
Laridae - Gulls and Terns
Rynchopidae - Skimmers

Columbiformes
Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

Psillaciformes
Psittacidae - Parrots and Macaws

Cuculiformes
Cuculidae - Cuckoos and Anis
Opisthocomidae - Hoatzin

Slrioiformes
Tytonidae - Barn Owls
Strigidae - Typical Owls

Caprimulgiformes
Steatornithidae - Oilbird
Nyctibiidae - Potoos
Caprimulgidae - Nightjars and Nighthawks

Apodilormes
Apodidae - Swifts
Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

Trogoniformes
Trogonidae - Trogons and Quetzals

Coraciiformes
Alcedinidae - Kingfishers
Momotidae - Motmots

Piciformes
Galbiilidae - Jacamars
Bucconidae - Puffbirds
Capitonidae - New World Barbets
Ramphastidae - Toucans
Picidae - Woodpeckers and Piculets

Passerilormes
Furnariidae - Ovenbirds
Dendrocolaptidae - Woodcreepers
Thamnophilidae - Typical Antbirds
Formicariidae - Antthrushes and Antpittas
Conopophagidae - Gnateaters
Rhinocryptidae - Tapaculos
Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
Cotingidae - Cotingas
Pipridae - Manakins
Corvidae - Crows, Jays, and Magpies
Vireonidae - Vireos, Peppershrikes, and Shrike-Vireos
Turdidae - Thrushes
Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers
Cinclidae - Dippers
Hirundinidae - Swallows and Martins
Troglodytidae - Wrens
Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers and Gnatwrens
Motacillidae - Pipits and Wagtails
Parulidae - New World Warblers
Thraupidae - Tanagers, Honeycrccpers, Bananaquit, and Plushcap
Cardinalidac - Saltators, Grosbeaks, and Cardinals
Embcnzidae - Emherizine Finches
Icteridae - American Orioles and Blackbirds
Fringillidae - Cardueline Finches
Passeridae - Old World Sparrows

Bibliography
Index of English Names
Index of Scientific Names

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