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Birds of South America:
Passerines
Ber van Perlo

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgements 9
Introduction 10
Geographical Scope 10
Names and Taxonomy 10
Format of the Species Accounts 10
The Birds in This Book 12
Parts of a Bird 13
Family Descriptions 14
Abbreviations and Symbols 25
Key to the Distribution Maps 25
Species Descriptions and Colour Plates
1 Sapayoa, and Frederickena and Other Antshrikes 26
2 Thamnophilus and Other Antshrikes 28
3 Thamnophilus Antshrikes 30
4 Thamnophilus Antshrikes 32
5 Thamnophilus and Other Antshrikes 34
6 Antvireos and Bushbirds 36
7 Xenornis and Thamnistes Antshrikes, and Epinecrophylla Antwrens 38
8 Myrmotherula Antwrens 40
9 Myrmotherula Antwrens 42
10 Myrmotherula and Other Antwrens 44
11 Herpsilochmus Antwrens 46
12 Herpsilochmus, Microrhopias and Formicivora Antwrens 48
13 Formicivora and Other Antwrens 50
14 Hypocnemis and Other Antwrens 52
15 Terenura and Cercomacra Antwrens 54
16 Cercomacra Antwrens and Fire-eyes 56
17 Myrmoborus and Other Antbirds 58
18 Percnostola and Schistocichla Antbirds 60
19 Myrmeciza Antbirds 62
20 Myrmeciza Antbirds 64
21 Rhegmatorhina and Other Antbirds 66
22 Gymnopithys and Other Antbirds 68
23 Wing-banded Antbird and Gnateaters 70
24 Crescentchests, and Pittasoma and Grallaria Antpittas 72
25 Grallaria Antpittas 74
26 Grallaria Antpittas 76
27 Grallaria and Hylopezus Antpittas 78
28 Hylopezus, Myrmothera and Grallaricula Antpittas 80
29 Grallaricula Antpittas, Bamboowren, and Liosceles and Acropternis Tapaculos 82
30 Pteroptochos and Other Tapaculos 84
31 Eleoscytalopus, Eugralla and Scytalopus Tapaculos 86
32 Scytalopus Tapaculos 88
33 Scytalopus Tapaculos 90
34 Scytalopus Tapaculos 92
35 Scytalopus Tapaculos, and Formicarius and Chamaeza Antthrushes 94
36 Chamaeza Antthrushes and Leaftossers 96
37 Miners 98
38 Earthcreepers and Chilia 100
39 Cinclodes 102
40 Cinclodes and Other Ovenbirds 104
41 Tit-spinetails 106
42 Horneros and Other Ovenbirds 108
43 Synallaxis Spinetails 110
44 Synallaxis Spinetails 112
45 Synallaxis Spinetails 114
46 Synallaxis and Other Ovenbirds 116
47 Cranioleuca Spinetails 118
48 Cranioleuca Spinetails 120
49 Certhiaxis Spinetails, Softtails and Canasteros 122
50 Canasteros 124
51 Canasteros and Thistletails 126
52 Thistletails and Thornbirds 128
53 Thornbirds and Other Ovenbirds 130
54 Graveteiro, Canasteros, Cacholotes and Palmcreeper 132
55 Anabacerthia and Other Ovenbirds 134
56 Foliage-gleaners, Recurvebills, Hookbill and Woodhaunter 136
57 Philydor and Other Foliage-gleaners 138
58 Automolus Foliage-gleaners and Streamcreeper 140
59 Treehunters, Treerunner and Great Xenops 142
60 Xenopses, and Dendrocincla and Other Woodcreepers 144
61 Xiphocolaptes and Other Woodcreepers 146
62 Dendrocolaptes and Other Woodcreepers 148
63 Xiphorhynchus and Lepidocolaptes Woodcreepers 150
64 Lepidocolaptes Woodcreepers and Scythebills 152
65 Phyllomyias Tyrannulets 154
66 Phyllomyias and Tyrannulus Tyrannulets, and Elaenias 156
67 Elaenias 158
68 Elaenias, Ornithion Tyrannulets and Beardlesstyrannulet 160
69 Suiriri Flycatchers, Mecocerculus Tyrannulets and Tit-tyrants 162
70 Tit-tyrants and Serpophaga Tyrannulets 164
71 Serpophaga and Phaeomyias Tyrannulets, Tachuris and Doraditos 166
72 Pygmy-tyrants and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 168
73 Capsiempis and Zimmerius Tyrannulets 170
74 Bristle-tyrants and Phylloscartes Tyrannulets 172
75 Phylloscartes Tyrannulets 174
76 Phylloscartes Tyrannulets, and Mionectes and Leptopogon Flycatchers 176
77 Inezia Tyrannulets and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 178
78 Myiornis and Lophotriccus Pygmy-tyrants, and Bentbills 180
79 Sharp-tailed Tyrant, and Various Pygmy- and Tody-tyrants 182
80 Hemitriccus Tody-tyrants 184
81 Hemitriccus Tody-tyrants and Poecilotriccus Tody-flycatchers 186
82 Various Tody-flycatchers and Black-chested Tyrant 188
83 Tody-flycatchers, Twistwings, Flatbills and Tolmomyias Flycatcher 190
84 Tolmomyias Flycatchers and Spadebills 192
85 Royal Flycatcher and Myiophobus Flycatchers 194
86 Nephelomyias and Other Flycatchers, and Cinnamon Manakin-tyrant 196
87 Empidonax Flycatchers and Pewees 198
88 Negritos and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 200
89 Knipolegus Tyrants 202
90 Ground-tyrants 204
91 Ground-tyrants, Shriketyrants and Bush-tyrants 206
92 Diucon, Monjitas and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 208
93 Bush-tyrants and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 210
94 Chat-tyrants 212
95 Alectrurus, Myiozetetes and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 214
96 Kiskadees and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 216
97 Kingbirds and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 218
98 Rhytipterna Mourners, Sirystes, Casiornises and Other Tyrant Flycatchers 220
99 Myiarchus Flycatchers 222
100 Flatbills and Attilas 224
101 Sharpbill and Fruiteaters 226
102 Fruiteaters, Berryeaters, Plantcutters and Other Cotingas 228
103 Cotingas and Ampelioides Fruiteater 230
104 Cotingas and Cocks-of-therock 232
105 Capuchinbird and Pihas 234
106 Swallow-tailed Cotinga, Fruitcrows, Bellbirds and Umbrellabirds 236
107 Tyrant-manakins and Corapipo Manakins 238
108 Lepidothrix and Other Manakins 240
109 Xenopipo and Other Manakins 242
110 Manacus and Pipra Manakins 244
111 Chiroxiphia and Heterocercus Manakins, and Tityras 246
112 Schiffornises, Laniocera Mourners, Purpletufts and Other Tityras 248
113 Becards 250
114 Becards, Pipriteses, Calyptura, Peppershrikes and Shrike-vireos 252
115 Vireos and Greenlets 254
116 Greenlets 256
117 Greenlets, Horned Lark and Jays 258
118 Jays 260
119 Swallows 262
120 Swallows and Martins 264
121 Swallows 266
122 Troglodytes and Other Wrens 268
123 Campylorhynchus and Other Wrens 270
124 Pheugopedius and Cantorchilus Wrens 272
125 Cantorchilus and Cinnycerthia Wrens 274
126 Henicorhina and Cyphorhinus Wrens, and Gnatwrens 276
127 Gnatcatchers, Donacobius, Dippers and Waxwing 278
128 Nightingale-thrushes, Wood Thrush and Solitaires 280
129 Entomodestes Solitaires and Turdus Thrushes 282
130 Turdus Thrushes 284
131 Turdus Thrushes, Catbird and Thrashers 286
132 Mockingbirds 288
133 Myna, Starling, Wagtail and Pipits 290
134 Cardinals, and Orchesticus and Other Tanagers 292
135 Conothraupis and Other Tanagers 294
136 Olive-green Tanager and Hemispinguses 296
137 Hemispinguses, and Cnemoscopus and Thlypopsis Tanagers 298
138 Tachyphonus and Other Tanagers 300
139 Ramphocelus and Other Tanagers 302
140 Thraupis and Other Tanagers 304
141 Bangsia and Other Tanagers 306
142 Anisognathus and Other Tanagers 308
143 Iridosornis and Other Tanagers 310
144 Tangara Tanagers 312
145 Tangara Tanagers 314
146 Tangara Tanagers 316
147 Tangara Tanagers 318
148 Tangara Tanagers and Dacnises 320
149 Dacnises and Honeycreepers 322
150 Conebills 324
151 Hemithraupis and Other Tanagers 326
152 Flowerpiercers 328
153 Flowerpiercers and Other Tanagers, and Bananaquit 330
154 Grassquits, Vegetarian Finch and Tree-finches 332
155 Warbler-finches, Groundfinches, Cactus-finches and Saltator Grosbeaks 334
156 Saltators 336
157 Saltators, Chaco Finch, Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak and Various Sparrows 338
158 Blue Finch and Sierra-finches 340
159 Sierra-finches, Diuca-finches and Other Finches 342
160 Inca-finches, Grassquit and Other Finches 344
161 Warbling-finches 346
162 Warbling-finches, Mountain-finches and Grass-finches 348
163 Yellow-finches 350
164 Yellow-finches, Pampa-finches and Sporophila Seedeaters 352
165 Sporophila Seedeaters 354
166 Sporophila Seedeaters 356
167 Sporophila and Dolospingus Seedeaters, and Seed-finches 358
168 Tanager Finch, Catamenia Seedeaters and Arremon Sparrows 360
169 Arremon Sparrows 362
170 Arremonops Sparrows and Brushfinches 364
171 Brushfinches 366
172 Brushfinches and Coal-crested Finch 368
173 Coryphaspiza and Coryphospingus Finches, and Bush-tanagers 370
174 Piranga Tanagers and Ant-tanagers 372
175 Chlorothraupis and Other Tanagers, Pheucticus Grosbeaks and Chat 374
176 Vermilion Cardinal, Amaurospiza Seedeaters, Cyanocompsa and Other Grosbeaks, and Dicksissel 376
177 Blue Grosbeak, Indigo Bunting, Parulas and Other Wood-warblers 378
178 Dendroica Warblers 380
179 Dendroica and Other Warblers 382
180 Willsonia and Other Warblers 384
181 Redstarts 386
182 Basileuterus Warblers 388
183 Basileuterus Warblers 390
184 Oropendolas 392
185 Caciques and Oriole Blackbird 394
186 Troupials and Orioles 396
187 Orioles, Grackles, and Curaeus and Other Blackbirds 398
188 Agelasticus and Other Blackbirds, and Marshbirds 400
189 Molothrus Cowbirds, and Sturnella Blackbirds and Meadowlarks 402
190 Bay-winged Cowbird, Quiscalus Grackles, Bobolink, Carduelis Finches and Siskins 404
191 Siskins, Goldfinch and Euphonias 406
192 Euphonias 408
193 Euphonias and Chlorophonias 410
194 Introduced and Unconfirmed Species 412
195 Unconfirmed Species 414
196 New Species 416
197 Possible New Species 418
Glossary 420
Bibliography 421
Index 422

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