Thomas R. Howell's check-list of the birds of Nicaragua as of 1993

Between December 1951 and April 1967, Thomas R. Howell made 13 separate research trips to Nicaragua. The result was a collection of over 2,000 bird skins and at least 16 publications that form the backbone of Nicaraguan ornithology. In the late 1970s, Howell began working on a manuscript that was in...

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Corporate Author: American Ornithologists' Union
Other Authors: Howell, Thomas R. (Editor), Martínez-Sánchez, Juan C. (Editor), Will, Tom (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC American Ornithologists' Union 2010
Series:Ornithological Monographs
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Collection: BioOne Book Series - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Abstract
  • Historical review
  • W.B. Richardson's collecting localities "Santa Cruz" and "Rio Coco"
  • The check-list plan. Residential or seasonal status ; Geographic regions ; Habitat ; Abundance
  • The check-list. Family Tinamidae ; Family Hydrobatidae ; Family Podicipedidae ; Family Sulidae ; Family Pelecanidae ; Family Phalacrocoracidae ; Family Anhingidae ; Family Fregatidae ; Family Ardeidae ; Family Threskiornithidae ; Family Ciconiidae ; Family Anatidae ; Family Cathartidae ; Family Accipitridae ; Family Falconidae ; Family Cracidae ; Family Phasianidae ; Family Rallidae ; Family Heliornithidae ; Family Eurypygidae ; Family Aramidae ; Family Burhinidae ; Family Charadriidae ; Family Recurvirostridae ; Family Jacanidae ; Family Scolopacidea ; Family Laridae ; Family Columbidae ; Family Psittacidae ; Family Cuculidae ; Family Tytonidae ; Family Strigidae ; Family Caprimulgidae ; Family Nyctibiidae ; Family Apodidae ; Family Trochilidae ; Family Trogonidae ; Family Momotidae ; Family Alcedinidae ; Family Bucconidae ; Family Galbulidae ; Family Ramphastidae ; Family Picidae ; Family Furnariidae ; Family Dendrocolaptidae ; Family Formicariidae ; Family Tyrannidae ; Family Cotingidae ; Family Pipridae ; Family Corvidae ; Family Hirundinidae ; Family Certhididae ; Family Cinclidae ; Family Troglodytidae ; Family Muscicapidae (Subfamily Sylviinae ; Subfamily Turdinae) ; Family Mimidae ; Family Bombycillidae ; Family Vireonidae (Subfamily Vireoninae ; Subfamily Vireolaniinae ; Subfamily Cyclarhinae) ; Family Emberizidae (Subfamily Parulinae ; Subfamily Coerebinae ; Subfamily Thraupinae ; Subfamily Cardinalinae ; Subfamily Emberizinae ; Subfamily Icterinae) ; Family Fringillidae (Subfamily Carduelinae) ; Family Passeridae.