The Birds of Southwest Ecuador

by Paul Coopmans, John V. Moore, Niels Krabbe, Olaf Jahn, Karl S. Berg, Mitch Lysinger, Lelis Navarrete and Robert S. Ridgely


Features almost 1000 separate vocalizations from 235 species found in Southwestern Ecuador. The habitats covered are diverse and range from desert, desert scrub and dry forest to humid forest, and also include lakes, marshes, salt ponds, sandy beaches, and mangroves. A large number of species and subspecies confined to the important "Tumbesian Endemic Area" are featured. Includes: Pinnated Bittern; Pearl Kite; Rufous-necked Wood-Rail; Croaking Ground-Dove; Gray-capped Cuckoo; Anthony's Nightjar; Ecuadorian Piculet; Blackish-headed, Necklaced, and Line-cheeked Spinetail; Rufous-necked and Henna-hooded Foliage-gleaner; Collared and Chapman's Antshrike; Jet and Gray-headed Antbird; Watkins's and Rusty-breasted Antpitta; Elegant Creascentchest; Pale-headed Brush-Finch, Tumbes and Black-capped Sparrow; Tumbesian and Gray-and-White Tyrannulet; Tumbes Pewee; Short-billed Field-Tyrant; Sooty-crowned and Baird's Flycatcher; Black-and-white Tanager; Black-cowled Saltator; Crimson-breasted Finch; Parrot-billed Seedeater; Collared Warbling-Finch; White-edged Oriole; Saffron Siskin and many others.

5 CDs, 68-page booklet. Published 2004. Suggested retail price: $25.95

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