The following is a list of general references I have used to prepare this website, especially for the photo gallery. I would also like to thank Rasmus Boegh and Martin Reid for their help in correcting a few mistakes.

A great reference for digital image processing is Glenn Bartley's Post-Processing: A Guide for Nature Photopgraphers, available as a eBook here: Click here for more info.

BirdLife International Data Zone [web application]. BirdLife International, 2006-2007. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone

Castro, Isabel and Antonia Phillips. A Guide to the Birds of the Galápagos Islands. Helm, 1996

Clements, James F. Birds of the World. A Checklist. Fifth Edition. Ibis Publishing, 2000.

Erize, Francisco, Jorge R. Rodriguez Mata, and Maurice Rumboll. Birds of South America, Non-Passerines: Rheas to Woodpeckers. Princeton, 2006.

Fjeldsâ, Jon and N. Krabbe. Birds of the High Andes: A Manual to the Birds of the Temperate Zone of the Andes and Patagonia, South America. Apollo, 1990

Garrigues, Richard. The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide. Cornell University Press, 2007

Harrison, Peter. Seabirds. An Identification Guide. Revised edition. Houghton Mifflin, 1985

Hilty, Steven L. Birds of Venezuela. Second edition. Princeton University Press, 2003

Hilty, Steven L. and W.L. Brown. A Guide to the Birds of Colombia. Princeton, 1986

Howell, Steve N.G. and Sophie Webb. A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America. Oxford University Press, 1994

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) Handbook of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (the online version, called HBW Alive, has made looking up information much faster)

InfoNatura: Animals and Ecosystems of Latin America [web application]. Version 5.0. NatureServe, 2006-2007. Available from: http://www.natureserve.org/infonatura

Jaramillo, Alvaro. Birds of Chile. Princeton, 2003

Jobling, James A. A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Oxford University Press, 1991

Ridgely, Robert and Paul Greenfield. The Birds of Ecuador. Volume I: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy. Cornell, 2001

Ridgely, Robert and Paul Greenfield. The Birds of Ecuador. Volume II: Field Guide. Cornell, 2001

Ridgely, Robert S. and Guy Tudor. The Birds of South America. Volume I: The Oscine Passerines. University of Texas Press, 1989

Ridgely, Robert S. and Guy Tudor.The Birds of South America. Volume II: The Suboscine Passerines. University of Texas Press, 1994

Ridgely, Robert S. and John A. Gwynne. A Guide to the Birds of Panama, with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, & Honduras. Second Edition. Princeton, 1989

Schulenberg, Thomas S., Douglas F. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane, John P. O'Neill, and Theodore A. Parker III. Birds of Peru. Princeton Field Guides, 2007

Stiles, F. Gary & Alexander F. Skutch. A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica. Cornell, 1989








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