By Alexander F. Skutch,Dana Gardner

ISBN-10: 0292776993

ISBN-13: 9780292776999

ISBN-10: 0292777051

ISBN-13: 9780292777057

Antbirds and ovenbirds, of the 5 greatest households of birds discovered in simple terms within the Western Hemisphere, were between Alexander Skutch's favorites for greater than six many years. during this booklet, he attracts on years of observations to explain the existence cycle of those interesting birds, which inhabit Latin the USA from tropical Mexico to Tierra del Fuego.

Skutch covers all facets of the birds' lives, together with a number of the species in each one family members, meals and foraging, everyday life, voice, monitors and courtship, nests and incubation, and parental care. He additionally recounts anecdotes from his personal reports, developing vibrant photographs of antbirds foraging for the bugs Skutch stirs up on walks in the course of the rainforest and of ovenbirds repairing the commentary holes that he opens of their intricate nests.

As a few of tropical America's least studied birds, antbirds and ovenbirds absolutely advantage the wide remedy given them the following by means of certainly one of our so much amazing senior ornithologists. Over fifty line drawings through famous poultry artist Dana Gardner make this publication a pride for either armchair and box naturalists.

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