Avibirds

bean goose

Bean Goose bird

Literature page Bean Goose [order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Anser fabalis rossicus | [UK] Bean Goose | [FR] Oie des moissons | [DE] Saatgans | [ES] Ánsar Campestre | [IT] Oca granaiola | [NL] Rietgans Similar species Anatidae...

brent goose

Brent Goose bird

Literature page Brent Goose [order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Branta bernicla | [UK] Brent Goose | [FR] Bernache cravant | [DE] Ringelgans | [ES] Barnacla de Cara Negra | [IT] Oca colombaccio | [NL] Rotgans Similar species Anatidae...

yellow bellied seedeater

Yellow-Bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis)

THE BREEDING CYCLE OF THE YELLOW-BELLIED SEEDEATER IN PANAMA Author(s): CORA C. ALDERTON This report on the Yellow-bellied Seedeater (Sporophila nigricollis) is part of a fiveyear study of the life histories of some common tropical birds of the...

white tailed sea eagle

SAP: White-tailed Sea-Eagle

Northern and a south-eastern population. The latter is situated foremost in the Danube countries and holds about 650 White-tailed Sea Eagle pairs, of which almost 200 are ecologically dependent on the river Danube and its remaining alluvial...

White Bellbird

White Bellbird Literature page

NOTES ON THE BEHAVIOR OF THE WHITE BELLBIRD Author(s): BARBARA K. Snow Little has been recorded of the White Bellbird (Procnias alba) in the field. In March 1960 I made brief observationso n a singlea dult male in the Kanaku Mountains of southern...

Tropical Gnatcatcher

Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea)

Observations on the nesting and incubation behavior of the Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea) Author(s): Erin C. Hannelly & Harold F. Greeney Observations on incubation and nesting behavior of the tropical gnatcatcher (polioptila plumbea)...

Sicilian Rock Partridge

SAP: Sicilian Rock Partridge

Every year in Sicily large areas of dry grasslands and scattered scrubs are lost by fires. Burnt areas are no longer suitable for the species at least for that year. In certain circumstances the fire on grassland may not represent a major problem in...

Rusty-margined Flycatcher

Rusty-margined Flycatcher (Myiozetetes cayanensis)

Nesting of the Mangrove Swallow (Tachycineta albilinea) in nests of the Rusty-margined (Myozetetes cayanensis) and Social (M. similis) Flycatchers Author(s): Andrzej Dyrcz In March-May 1999, I conducted observations on breeding ecology of Rusty...

Ruddy Ground-Dove

Ruddy Ground-Dove (Colmbina talpacoti)

REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE RUDDY GROUND-DOVE ON THE CENTRAL PLATEAU OF BRAZIL Author(s): RENATO CINTRA The reproductive ecology of the Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti) was studied between January 1982 and February 1983 in the Cerrado of the...

Rodrigues Solitaire 2

Rodrigues Solitaire bird

[order] COLUMBIFORMES | [family] RAPHIDAE | [latin] Pezophaps solitaria | [UK] Rodrigues Solitaire | [Authority] J. F. Gmelin, 1789 The island of Rodrigues, far out in the Indian Ocean, is one of the Mascarene group and here a dodo-like species...