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Birds of Lower Amazonia

Griscom, Ludlow

Birds of Lower Amazonia

by Griscom, Ludlow

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Published by Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Amazon River Region,
  • Birds -- Brazil -- Pará (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 340-344.

    Statementby Ludlow Griscom and James C. Greenway.
    SeriesBulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology -- v. 88, no. 3
    ContributionsGreenway, James C. 1903-1989, Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [1], [83]-344. --
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14685537M

      Day 3. Birding Peru Big Month. Nov 3. For the last 30 years or, Amazonia Lodge has been the legendary last birding outpost on the Manu road, the gateway to the lowland Manu National Park, or the lowest most Amazon affinity turnaround point on the Manu road to see some of the Amazon birds and wildlife. As the morning heats up, we’ll seek shade in the tall gallery forest lower down in the valley. A rare moment when a Collared Crescentchest comes into the open (Andres Vasquez) It has a totally different set of birds such as Planalto Slaty-Antshrike, Band-tailed Manakin, Black-fronted Nunbird, Saffron-billed Sparrow, Moustached Wren, and.

    The orange-winged Amazon parrot is the only Amazon parrot that can raise its crest feathers like the hawkhead parrot and cockatoo. It does this when excited or stimulated! These birds make their nests in the hollows of trees. Their usual clutch size is eggs. These birds are extremely long lived. In book: Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past, Publisher: Wiley‐Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Editors: Carina Hoorn, Frank P. Wesselingh, pp Cite this publication.

    Bird and Parrot classifieds. Browse through available Birds in Amazonia, Missouri by aviaries, breeders and bird rescues. Range extensions of birds in Southeastern Amazonia Article (PDF Available) in The Wilson Bulletin (1) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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