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Ornithological Ephemera


These articles, from sources that are not SORA partners, are listed alphabetically by name of publication. They were prepared and sent to us by Stephen M. Smith. We thank him very much for making these papers available to SORA Readers!

Dickerman. 1975. Revision of the Short-billed Marsh Wren. American Museum Novitates 2569


Lanyon. 1965. Specific limits of the Yucatan Flycatcher, Myiarchus yucatanensis. American Museum Novitates 2229


Skutch, A.F. 1969. Nunbirds. Animal Kingdom, 72: 8–11.


Marler. P. 1960. Bird songs and mate selection. In: Lanyon, W.E. and Tavolga, W.N. eds. Animal Sounds and Communication, 7: 348–367. American Institute of Biological Sciences, Washington, DC.


White, C.M.N. 1954. A new race of Grass Warbler from Northern Rhodesia. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, 4: 106.


D. Scott Wood, Robert C. Leberman, 1987. Results of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Expeditions to Belize. III. Distributional Notes on the Birds of Belize. Annals of Carnegie Museum 56(6): 137-160.


Newstead, R. 1909. Reports on the twenty-first expedition of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Jamaica, 1908–1909. Medical and Economic Entomology. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 3: 421–469 + 2 plates.


Rendahl, H. 1919. Notes on a collection of birds from Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Arkiv för Zoologi,12(8): 1–36.


Pinto, O. 1952. Súmula histórica e sistemática da ornitologia de Minas-Gerais. Arquivos de Zoologia do Estado de São Paulo, 8: 1–51


Phillips, S. 1953. An incident concerning the Peruvian Torrent Duck. Avicultural Magazine, 59: 134.


Maximilian, Prinzen zu Wied. 1833. Sect. 1. Lobipedes. Lappenfüsser. Fam. XXXVIII. Podoidae. Saumfußartige Vögel. Gen. 92. Podoa, Illig. Saumfuß. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte von Brasilien. 4(2): 822-828.


Clinton-Eitniear, J. 1986. Status of large forest eagles of Belize. Birds of Prey Bulletin 3: 107–110


Clinton-Eitniear, J. 1991. The Solitary Eagle Harpyhaliaetus solitarius: A New Threatened Species. Birds of Prey Bulletin 4: 81–85


Piaskowski, V.D., Teul, M., Cal, R.N., Williams, K.M. and Tzul, D. 2006. How to manage your land to help birds. (Belize and Mesoamerica edition). Birds Without Borders, Milwaukee, WI.


Phelps, W.H. 1943. Las aves de Perijá. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 8: 265–338.


Murphy, R.C. 1971. In Memoriam: William Henry Phelps. (Spanish version) Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 29: 13–19 + 1 plate.


Schwartz P. 1972. On the taxonomic rank of the Yellow-billed Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus calorhynchus). Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 29: 459-476.


Borrero H., J.I. 1971. Notas sobre habitos alimenticos y comportamiento reproductivo del Zambullidor Podilymbus podiceps (Aves), en Colombia. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 29: 477–486.


Phelps, W.H., and Dickerman, R. 1980. Cuatro subespecies nuevas de Aves (Furnariidae, Formicariidae) de la región de Pantepui, Estado Bolívar y Territorio Amazonas, Venezuela. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales, 33: 139–147.


Austin, O.L. 1929. Birds of the Cayo District, British Honduras. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 59: 363–394


Matola, S. and Poót, C. 2003. One forest, three nations: the biological and cultural diversity of Belize. Caribbean Geography 13: 14-18.


Piaskowski, V.D., Teul, M., Cal, R.N., Williams, K.M. and Martinez, W.E. 2003. The birds of central Belize. Caribbean Geography 13: 69-87.


Delahunty, J.L. 2005. Remote sensing as a tool for mapping and monitoring habitat: a case study of the St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii). Caribbean Geography 14: 31-39.


McRae, E.M. 1995. Bird Survey, 8-13 August 1995, Caye Caulker, Belize. CariSearch, Ltd.


Brodkin, H. and Brodkin, P. 1981.Summer birds at Polol, Guatemala. Continental Birdlife, 2: 111–117.


Miller and Miller. 1996. New information on the status and distribution of the Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum in Belize, Central America Cotinga 6, 61–64.


Cody, M.L. 1970. Chilean bird distribution. Ecology, 51: 455–464.


Meerman, J.C. 1994. The Wood Stork colonies in the northeastern Corozal District, Belize. 1991 and 1992 seasons. Including a report on other bird colonies in the Chetumal Bay area. Estudio Integral de la Frontera Mexico–Belice. CIQRO, Chetumal. pp. 113–118.


Bond, M.F.W. 1954. Turneffe adventure. Frontiers (Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia), 18: 137–141.


Jones, H.L. 2000. Maiuia Mannikibani Kiritimati. The Birdlife of Christmas Island. I Kiribati translations by Atanraoi Baiteke. Dames & Moore.


Salvin, O. 1885. On a collection of birds from the Island of Cozumel. Ibis, 27: 185–194


Salvin, O. 1888. A list of the birds of the islands of the coast of Yucatán and the Bay of Honduras. Ibis, 30: 241–265


Salvin, O. 1889. A list of the birds of the islands of the coast of Yucatán and the Bay of Honduras. Ibis, 31: 359–379


Salvin, O. 1890. A list of the birds of the islands of the coast of Yucatán and the Bay of Honduras. Ibis, 32: 84–95


Barlow, JC, Dick, JA, Baldwin, DH, and Davis, RA. 1969. New records of birds from British Honduras. Ibis, 111: 399–401


Meadows, M. 1994. Bacalar Chico Bird Report, Ambergris Caye, Belize. International Tropical Conservation Foundation.


Phillips, A.R. 1959. The nature of avian species. Journal of the Arizona Academy of Science, 1: 22–30.


Niethammer, G. 1952. Zur Anatomie und systematischen Stellung der Sturzbach-Ente Merganetta armata. On the anatomy and systematic position of the Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata). Journal of Ornithology, 93: 357–360.


Cowan, C.F. 1969. Notes on Griffith’s Animal Kingdom of Cuvier (1824–1835). Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History, 5: 137–140.


Moffett, G.M. Jr. 1970. A study of nesting Torrent Ducks in the Andes. Living Bird, 9: 5–27 + 3 plates.


ffrench, R.P. and Haverschmidt, F. 1970. The Scarlet Ibis in Surinam and Trinidad. Living Bird, 9: 147–165 + 1 plate.


Borrero H., J.I. 1970.A photographic study of the Potoo in Colombia. Living Bird, 9: 257–263.


Skutch, A.F. 1970.Life history of the Common Potoo. Living Bird, 9: 265–280.


Alvarez del Toro, M. 1971. On the biology of the American Finfoot in southern Mexico. Living Bird, 10: 79–88.


Marshall, J.T. Jr. 1967. Parallel variation in North and Middle American Screech-Owls. Monographs of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology, 1: 1–72.


Bond, J. and Meyer de Schauensee, R. 1944. A new race of Pyrrhura rupicola from Peru. Notulae Naturae, 138: 1–2.


Bond, J. 1954. Birds of Turneffe and Northern Two Cayes, British Honduras. Notulae Naturae, 260: 1–10.


Hartert, E. 1918. Notes on Penduline Tits. Novitates Zoologicae, 25: 305–309.


Dickerman, R.W. 1986. Two new subspecies of birds from Guatemala. Occasional Papers of the Western Foundation for Vertebrate Zoology, 3: 1–6.


Bangs, O. and Peck, M.E. 1908. On some rare and new birds from British Honduras. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 21: 43–46.


Prigogine, A. 1985. Recently recognized bird species in the Afrotropical Region — a critical review. In: Schuchmann, K.L. ed. Proceedings of the International Symposium on African Vertebrates: Systematics, Phylogeny, and Evolutionary Ecology. pp. 91–114.


Peters, J.L. 1929. The generic name of the tinamous formerly included in the genus Crypturus Illiger. Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club, 10: 113-114.


Ridgway, R. 1885. Catalogue of a collection of birds made on the island of Cozumel, Yucatán, by the naturalists of the U.S. Fish Commission steamer Albatross, Capt. Z.L. Tanner, commander. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 8: 560–583.


Wetmore, A. 1917. On certain secondary sexual characters in the male Ruddy Duck, Erismatura jamaicensis (Gmelin). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 52: 479–482.


Yarrell, W. (Chair) 1837. Meeting of 13 September. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 45: 79-83.


Mertens, R. and Steinbacher, J. 1955. Die im Senckenberg-Museum vorhandenen Arten ausgestorbener, aussterbender oder seltener Vögel. (The species of extinct or rare birds in the Senckenberg Museum) Senckenbergiana Biologica 36: 241–265.


Felten, H. and Steinbacher, J. 1955. Zur Vogelfauna von El Salvador. (On the avian fauna of El Salvador) Senckenbergiana Biologica 36: 9-19.


Wetmore, A. 1962. Systematic notes concerned with the avifauna of Panamá. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 145(1): 1–14.


Wetmore, A. 1963. Additions to records of birds known from the Republic of Panamá. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 145(6): 1–11.


Dickerman, R.W. 2007. Birds of the southern Pacific Lowlands of Guatemala. With a review of Icterus gularis. Special Publications of the Museum of Southwestern Biology, Number 7, pp. 1–45.


Bagshawe, T.W. 1938. Notes on the habits of the Gentoo and Ringed or Antarctic Penguins. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 24: 185–306.


Matola, S. 1993. Columbia River Forest Reserve Expedition, 9–16 December 1990. Typescript.


Clinton-Eitniear, J. 1984. Status of the King Vulture in Mexico and adjacent Central America. Vulture News 12: 22-24.


Clinton-Eitniear, J. 1985. Distribution and relative abundance of Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture in Mex. and C.A. Vulture News 13: 4-7.


Johnsgard, P.A. 1966. The biology and relationships of the Torrent Duck. Wildfowl, 17: 66–74.


Weller, M.W. 1968. Plumages and wing spurs of Torrent Ducks Merganetta armata. Wildfowl, 19: 33–40 + Plate III.


Eldridge, J.L. 1979. Display inventory of the Torrent Duck. Wildfowl, 30: 5–15.


Dean, W.R.J. and Skead, D.M. 1979. The weights of some southern African Anatidae. Wildfowl, 30: 114–117.


Eldridge, J.L. 1986.Observations on a pair of Torrent Ducks. Wildfowl, 37: 113–122.


Scott, P. 1954. Behavior of the Bolivian Torrent Duck. Wildfowl Trust, Sixth Annual Report, pp. 69–72.


Devas, R. 1953. Birds of British Honduras. Notes on some of the birds resident in that part of Central America. Yuille's Printerie, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.


Landbeck, L. 1877. Bemerkungen über die Singvögel Chile’s. (Comments on the songbirds of Chile.) Der zoologische Garten: Zeitschrift für die gesamte Tiergärtnerei, 18: 233–261.

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