We provide an inventory of the avifauna of the Pongos Basin, northern Amazonas Department, Peru based on museum specimens collected during expeditions spanning >60 years within the 20th century. Four hundred and thirty-eight species representing 52 families are reported. Differences between lowland and higher elevation avifaunas were apparent. Species accounts with overviews of specimen data are provided for four species representing distributional records, two threatened species, and 26 species of Nearctic and Austral migrants, of which six are considered probable migrants.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Avifauna of the Pongos Basin, Amazonas Department, Peru|
|Series title||Wilson Journal of Ornithology|
|Publisher||The Wilson Ornithological Society|
|Contributing office(s)||Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|