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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...

Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Fork-tailed Woodnymph (Thalurania furcata)

GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION AND SPECIES LIMITS IN MIDDLE AMERICAN WOODNYMPHS (THALURANIA) Author(s): PATRICIA ESCALANTE-PLIEGO AND A. TOWNSEND PETERSON We analyzed geographic variation in morphology and plumage coloration in male woodnymphs of the genus...

Bird Guide

European Bird Guide Online

This online bird guide consists of over 700 european species. Physical characteristics, habitat, migration, distribution and more is described. Almost every page contains a video, sound fragment, picture and distribution map. For most species...

Blue Dacnis

Blue Dacnis (Dacnis cayana)

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...

Blue-backed Tanager

Blue-backed Tanager

The Blue-backed Tanager (Cyanicterus cyanicterus), a genus new to Venezuela, with notes on its plumages Author(s): KENNETH C. PARKES The little-known Blue-backed Tanager, Cyanicterus cyanlcterus (Vieillot), sole member of its genus, has been...