Avibirds

Red-shouldered Tanager

Red-shouldered Tanager (Tachyphonus phoenicius)

The nest and egg of Tachyphonus phoenicius Author(s): F. HAVERSCHMIDT Red-shouldered Tanager (Tuchyphonus phoenicius) is a medium-sized tanager which inhabits the Guianas, northern Brazil, southern Venezuela, and eastern Peru. Source: Wilson...

Red-footed Falcon

SAP: Red-footed Falcon

The Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus is considered Near Threatened both in Europe and globally, due to its large (>30%) decline over three generations (i.e. from the 1970s). The species is listed in Appendix II of CMS, in Appendix II of CITES...

Pied Lapwing

Pied Lapwing (Vanellus cayanus)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Charadriidae | [latin] Vanellus cayanus | [UK] Pied Lapwing | [FR] Vanneau de Cayenne | [DE] Cayennekiebitz | [ES] Avefría de Cayena | [IT] Pavoncella della Cayenna | [NL] Cayenne-kievit | [SU] –...

Paradise Tanager

Paradise Tanager (Tangara chilensis)

Observations at a Paradise Tanager nest Author(s): TERESA M . WOOD, The Paradise Tanager (Tanguru chifensis) inhabits the canopy and forest edge of tropical forests in the Amazon Basin and Guianan region of South America (Isler and Isler 1987...

Palm Tanager

Palm Tanager (Thraupis palmarum)

Ecological relationships between feather mites (Acari) and wild birds of Emberizidae (Aves) in a fragment of Atlantic Forest in northeastern Brazil Author(s): Rachel M. de Lyra-Neves Angela M. Isidro de Farias & Wallace R. Telino-Junior The...

Paint-billed Crake

Paint-billed Crake (Neocrex erythrops)

The Paint-billed Crake Breeding in Costa Rica Author(s):L David M. Watson and Brett W. Benz We report a recent observation from southern Costa Rica of the Paint-billed Crake (Neocrex erythrops), a little known species from eastern and northern South...

Moriche Oriole

Moriche Oriole (Icterus chrysocephalus)

[order] Passeriformes | [family] Icteridae | [latin] Icterus chrysocephalus | [UK] Moriche Oriole | [FR] Oriole moriche | [DE] Goldkappentrupial | [ES] Turpial Moriche | [IT] Oriolo di Moriche | [NL] Geelkaptroepiaal | [SU] Grangrandir...

Homed Screamer

Homed Screamer (Anhima cornuta)

ASPECTS OF THE BIOLOGY OF THE HORNED SCREAMER IN SOUTHWESTERN COLOMBIA Author(s): LUIS G. NARANJO An isolated population of the Homed Screamer (Anhima cornuta) in the Cauca Valley, Colombia, was studied intensively during 1983-1984. Variation of...

Literature Gull-Billed Tern

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Gelochelidon nilotica | [UK] Gull-Billed Tern | [FR] Sterne hansel | [DE] Lachseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotín de Pico Negro | [IT] Sterna zampenere | [NL] Lachstern Subspecies and global...

Gray-crowned Flycatcher

Gray-crowned flycatcher (Tolmomyias poliocephalus)

The nest and eggs of Tolmomyias poliocephalus Author(s): F. HAVERSCHMIDT The tropical New World flycatchers of the genus Tolnzomyias are small and dull colored, resembling somewhat those of the much better known and more northward ranging genus...