By John P. O'Neill, Thomas S. Schulenberg, Douglas F. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane, Theodore A. Parker
Birds of Peru is the main whole and authoritative box advisor to this assorted, neotropical panorama. It gains each of Peru's 1,817 poultry species and exhibits the precise plumages of every in 307 remarkable, top quality colour plates. Concise descriptions and colour distribution maps can be found contrary the plates, making this publication a lot more straightforward to take advantage of within the box than general neotropical box courses. This totally revised paperback version comprises twenty-five extra species.
* A complete consultant to all 1,817 species present in Peru--one 5th of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age sessions, and morphs totally illustrated
* Designed in particular for box use, with shiny descriptive details and worthy identity suggestions contrary colour plates
* targeted species money owed, together with a full-color distribution map
* contains 25 extra species now not lined within the first variation
* positive factors three solely new plates and greater than 25 extra illustrations
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Due to its current rarity, should be identified with great care. Male is very dark chestnut with blue or blue-gray bill with white subterminal band and reddish iris. Female paler with bold pattern of white stripes and patches. Note large white speculum in flight. Co, E, Br, Ch [ROSY-BILLED POCHARD Netta peposaca] 53–57 cm (21–23 in) Very rare vagrant; photographed in lowlands of Madre de Dios. In flight note broad white stripe on wing (more extensive than in Southern Pochard). Adult male, with bright red bill (including enlarged knob at base of bill) and overall dark body with contrasting pale flanks and vent, is unmistakable (cf.
All species on plate are large tinamous of humid forest interior. 1 BLACK TINAMOU Tinamus osgoodi * 40–46 cm (153⁄4 –18 in) Poorly known. Rare to locally fairly common in humid montane forest, 900–1650 m, on east slope of southern Andes. Large, very dark; note restricted distribution. Gray Tinamou is larger and paler with white freckling on sides of head and throat; elevation range of Gray also does not extend as high. VOICE Song, generally crepuscular, a descending deep whistle, similar to first note of song of White-throated Tinamou.
Superficially similar to ducks but have much finer bills and appear nearly tail-less. 1 TITICACA GREBE Rollandia microptera 40 cm (153⁄4 in) Large flightless grebe, restricted to Titicaca Basin, 3600–3900 m; formerly fairly common, but populations have declined significantly in recent years, in part because they often become tangled and drown in fishing nets. Note large size, large yellowish bill, rufous wash on neck and breast, and contrast between dark crown and white throat. Bo 2 WHITE-TUFTED GREBE Rollandia rolland * 26 cm (101⁄4 in) Fairly common and widespread both in coastal marshes and on Andean lakes and marshes, above 3200 m.