The following bibliography has been generated by bringing together all references provided by our content partners. There may be duplication.


  • "Gamebird Alliance" (On-line). Accessed February 22, 2001 at
  • "USGS" (On-line). Accessed February 22, 2001 at
  • "Utah's Hogle Zoo" (On-line). Accessed February 22, 2001 at
  • 1990. Book of North American Birds. Pleasantville, NY/Montreal: Readers Digest.
  • 2005. website, AOU Check-List (07-2005)
  • 2005. website, Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.05.08
  • Allen, W. I. (1941). Nesting of Band-tailed Pigeons at Altadena, California. Wilson Bulletin. 43, 156-157.
  • American Ornithologists's Union. 1998. Check-List of North American Birds (The Species of Birds of North America from the Arctic through Panama, Including the West Indies and Hawaiian Islands). 7th.ed.. Allen Press, Inc., Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A..
  • Audubon, J. "Birds of America" (On-line). Accessed February 22, 2001 at
  • BirdLife International 2014. Patagioenas fasciata
  • Campos, R.G. 1989. Notas de campo sobre aves en diferentes sitios del país. Grecia, Costa Rica. 4p.
  • Chaves, A. 1988. Inventario Biológico de la Zona Norte. Informe Final, Consultoría realizada para el Centro Agronómico Cantonal de Upala. Organización para Estudios Tropicales. San José, Costa Rica. 180 p.
  • Delgado, R.; R.G. Campos; J. Sánchez y Ch. Gómez. 1998. Lista de Aves de Costa Rica/ Checklist of Costa Rican Birds. ASOCIACION ORNITOLOGICA DE COSTA RICA. San José. Costa Rica. 28 p..
  • Ehrlich, P., D. Dobkin, D. Wheye. 1988. The Birders Handbook. New York, New York: Simon & Schuster.
  • Elizondo, L.H. 1984. Inventario preliminar de la avifauna del Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo. Servicio de Parques Nacionales, Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería (MAG). San José, Costa Rica. 5 p.
  • Encarta, "Encarta Encyclopedia" (On-line). Accessed February 22, 2001 at
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. ix + 259
  • Gingras, P. 1995. The Secret Lives of Birds. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books.
  • Klimkiewicz and Futcher (1989) Longevity records of North American birds: Supplement I. J Field Ornithol, 60:469-494.
  • Lewis, T.J. & F.G. Stiles.1980. Locational checklist of the birds of Costa Rica. Costa Rica Expeditions. San José, Costa Rica.
  • National Geographic, 1999. Field Guide to Birds of North America. Washington, DC: National Geographic.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Skutch, A. 1991. Life of the Pigeon. Cornell, NY: Cornell University Press.
  • Skutch, A.F.. 1964. Life histories of Central American Pigeons. The Wilson Bulletin 76(3): 211-247.
  • Slud, P. 1964. The birds of Costa Rica: Distribution and Ecology. Bulletin of The American Museum of Natural History 128: 5-430
  • Sparks, J. 1970. Bird Behavior. NY, NY: Grosset & Dunlop.
  • Stiles, F.G. & A. F.Skutch. 1995. Guía de Aves de Costa Rica.Traducción al Español: Loretta Rosselli. Ilustrado por Dana Gardner. Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio). Heredia, Costa Rica. 580 p.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1978. Aves de la Cordillera Volcánica Central, con referencia al Volcán Barva. Departamento de Pesca Continental y Vida Silvestre, Dirección General de Recursos Pequeros y Vida Silvestre, Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería. 2 p.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1983. Checklist of birds. Pp. 530-544, In: D.H. Janzen (ed.). Costa Rican Natural History. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1985. Conservation of forest birds in Costa Rica: Problems and perspectives. ICBP Technical Publication 4: 141-168.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1990. La avifauna de la Universidad de Costa Rica y sus alrededores através de veinte años (1968-1989). Rev. Biol. Trop. 38(2b): 361-381.
  • Stiles, F.G. 1991. Forest Birds - Caribbean slope. s.d. 7 p. (manuscrito).
  • Stiles, F.G. 1991. Lista preliminar de la avifauna de la Reserva Forestal de San Ramón. Pp. 73-78, In: R. Ortiz (ed.). Memoria de Investigación, Reserva Forestal de San Ramón. Oficina de Publicaciones, Sede de Occidente, Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Wolf, L. 1976. Avifauna of The Cerro de la Muerte Region Costa Rica. American Museum Novitates (2606): 1-37.


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!