Authors Starting with Letter W – Years 1590-2000

Bibliography of the Birds of Peru
Last Name Starts with Letter W


Wagler (=Johann Georg Wagler)
1832. Mittheilungen über einige merkwürdige Thiere. Isis von Oken, pp. 275-282.

Wagler, Joannes (=Johann Georg Wagler)
1827. Systema avium. J. G. Cottae, Stuttgartiae et Tubingae, 204 ll.

Wagstaffe, R. (=Reginald)
1978. Type specimens of birds in the Merseyside County Museums. Merseyside County Museums, Liverpool [United Kingdom], pp. 1-33.

Walcott, Frederic C.
1925. An expedition to the Laguna Colorada, southern Bolivia with a note on the recent occurrence of “El Niño.” Geographical Review [American Geographical Society of New York], 25: 345- 366.

Walker, Barry
1998a. Peru – the World’s best birding. Birding World [United Kingdom], 11: 68-77.
1998b. Las aves de la Reserva de la Biosfera del Manu – The birds of the Manu Biosphere Reserve. In El paraíso Amazónico del Perú: Manu Parque Nacional y Reserva de la Biosfera – Peru’s Amazonian Eden: Manu National Park and Biosphere Reserve (Jordi Blassi, Ed.). Second edition. Francis O. Patthey and sons, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 259-266.

Walker, Barry, and David G. Ricalde
1988. Aves de Machupicchu y alrededores. Boletín de Lima, no. 58: 69-79.

Wallace, Mike (=Michael P.)
1989. Andean Condor experimental releases to enhance California Condor recovery. Endangered Species Update [School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan], 6 (5/6): 1-4.

Wallace, Michael P.
1985. Ecological studies of Andean Condors in Peru. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, pp. i-x, 1-91.

1986. Some observations on birds of prey in Peru. Birds of Prey Bulletin, no. 3: 80-81.

Wallace, Michael P., and Stanley A. Temple
1987a. Competitive interactions within and between species in a guild of avian scavengers. Auk, 104: 290-295.

1987b. Releasing captive-reared Andean Condors to the wild. Journal of Wildlife Management, 51: 541-550.

1988. Impacts of the 1982-1983 El Niño on population dynamics of Andean Condors in Peru.
Biotropica, 20: 144-150.

MS. Some population parameters of Andean condors. See Temple and Wallace (1989).

Wallace, Michael P., Stanley A. Temple, and Teodolfo W. Torres A.
1985. Ecología del Cóndor Andino (Vultur gryphus) en el norte del Perú. In Primer Symposio de Ornitología Neotropical (F. Gary Stiles and Pedro G. Aguilar F., Eds.), IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Zoología [Perú], pp. 69-76.

Wallace, Michael P., and James Wiley
1991. Use of Andean Condors to enhance sucess of California Condor reintroduction to the wild. In Ben D. Bell, R. O. Cossee, J. E. C Flux, B. D. Heather, R. A. Hitchmough, C. J. R. Robertson, and M. J. Williams (Eds.), Acta XX Congressus Internationalis Ornithologici, Christchurch [New Zealand]. New Zealand Ornithological Trust Board, Wellington, 4: 2417-2422.

Walther, B. (=Bruno) A., D. (=Dale) H. Clayton, and R. D. Gregory
1999. Showiness of Neotropical birds in relation to ectoparasite abundance and foraging stratum.
Oikos [Nordic Ecological Society], 87: 157-165.

Warham, John
1990. The Petrels: their ecology and breeding systems. Academic Press, London, pp. i-xii, 440.

Warren, Rachel L. M.
1966. Type-specimens of birds in the British Museum (Natural History). Non-passerines. British Museum (Natural History), 1: i-ix, 1-320.

Warren, Rachel L. M., and Colin J. O. Harrison
1971. Type-specimens of birds in the British Museum (Natural History). Passerines. British Museum (Natural History), 2: i-vi, 1-628.
Watson, George E., J. Phillip Angle, Peter C. Harper, Margaret A. Bridge, Roberto P. Schlatter, W. L. N. Tickell, John C. Boyd, and Maria M. Boyd
1971. Birds of the Antarctic and Subantarctic. Antarctic Map Folio Series. American Geographical Society, 14: 1-18.

Watts, Stella
1998. Patterns of floral visitation and floral characteristics in relation to the morphology of visiting hummingbirds in southeastern Perú. Bachelor of Science Thesis, School of Environmental Science, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Northampton, Northampton, United Kingdom, pp. 1-78.

Webster, J. Dan
1968. A revision of the tufted flycatchers of the genus Mitrephanes. Auk, 85: 287-303.

Wege, David C., and Adrian J. Long
1995. Key areas for threatened birds in the Neotropics. BirdLife Conservation Series, no. 5: 1-311.

Weller, André-A. (=André-Alexander)
2000. Biogeography, geographic variation, and taxonomy of the Neotropical hummingbird genus Polyerata Heine, 1863 (Aves: Trochilidae). In Isolated vertebrate communities in the tropics (G. Rheinwald, Ed.). Bonner zoologische Monographien, 46: 47-54.

Weller, André-Alexander
1998. Biogeographie, geographische Variation und Taxonomie der Gattung Amazilia (Aves: Trochilidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Univ., Bonn, pp ?.

2000. Biogeography, geographic variation, and habitat preferences in the Amazilia Hummingbird, Amazilia amazilia Lesson (Aves: Trochilidae), with notes on the status of Amazilia alticola Gould. Journal of Ornithology, 141: 93-101.

Weske, John S.
1972. The distribution of the avifauna in the Apurimac Valley of Peru with respect to environmental gradients, habitat, and related species. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, pp. i-v, 1-137.

1985. A new subspecies of Collared Inca hummingbird (Coeligena torquata) from Peru. In Neotropical ornithology (Paul A. Buckley, Mercedes S. Foster, Eugene S. Morton, Robert S. Ridgely, and Francine G. Buckley, Eds.). Ornithological Monographs, no. 36: 41-45.

Weske, John S., and John W. Terborgh
1971. A new subspecies of curassow of the genus Pauxi from Peru. Auk, 88: 233-238.
1974. Hemispingus parodii, a new species of tanager from Peru. Wilson Bulletin, 86: 97-103.
1977. Phaethornis koepckeae, a new species of hummingbird from Peru. Condor, 79: 143-147.
1981. Otus marshalli, a new species of screech-owl from Perú. Auk, 98: 1-7.

Wetmore, Alexander
1922. A specimen of the Markham Petrel. Condor, 24: 28.

1923. List of the sea birds collected by Mr. Chas. Fagan. Condor, 25: 170-171.

1926a. Report on a collection of birds made by J. R. Pemberton in Patagonia. University of California Publications in Zoology, 24: 395-474.
1926b. Observations on the birds of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Chile. United States National Museum Bulletin, 133: i-iv, 1-448.

1944. The subspecific characters and distribution of the New World skimmers, Rhynchops nigra.
Caldasia [Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá], 3: 111-118.

1945. A review of the forms of the Brown Pelican. Auk, 62: 577-586.

1962. Systematic notes concerned with the avifauna of Panama. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 145 (1): 1-14.

1964. A revision of the American vultures of the genus Cathartes. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 146 (6): 1-18.

Weyrauch, Wolfgang
1941. Exposición de nidos de diversas aves del Perú. Boletín del Museo de Historia Natural “Javier Prado” [Lima], 5 (18): 352-362.

Wheatley, Nigel
1995. Where to watch birds in South America. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, pp. 1-431.

Wheelwright, Nathaniel T., and Charles H. Janson
1985. Colors of fruit displays of bird-dispersed plants in two tropical forests. American Naturalist, 126: 777-799.

Whiffin, Mark, and Lisa Sadgrove
2000. Expedición Tumbes 2000 – Reporte preliminar. ProAvesPerú, Piura, Perú, pp. 1-15 [in MS Word]

Whitaker, Lovie M.
1963. Behavior of Peruvian Martins on warm surface. Wilson Bulletin, 75: 205.

White, Clayton M.
1968. Diagnosis and relationships of the North American tundra-inhabiting Peregrine Falcons. Auk, 85: 179-191.

White, Clayton M., Penny D. Olsen, and Lloyd F. Kiff
1994. Family Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras). In Handbook of the birds of the World (Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and Jordi Sargatal, Eds.). New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain], 2: 216-277.

White, Clayton M., Robert W. Risebrough, and Stanley A. Temple
1989. Observations on North American breeding peregrines Falco peregrinus on the non-breeding grounds in South America. In Raptors in the modern World (Bernd-Ulrich Meyburg and Robin D. Chancellor, Eds.). World Working Group on Birds of Prey (WWGBP), Berlin, London and Paris, pp. 89-93.

White, Robin P.
1987. Biographic factors affecting the wintering distributions of Neartic avian migrants in the neotropics. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, pp. i-xi, 1-228.

1988. Wintering grounds and migration patterns of the Upland Sandpiper. American Birds, 42: 1247-1253. [now North American Birds]
Whitely, H. (=Henry)
1873a. Notes on humming-birds collected in high Peru. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, pp. 187-191.

1873b. Additional notes on humming-birds collected in high Peru. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, p. 784.

1874a. Further notes on humming-birds collected in high Peru. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, pp. 675-676.

1874b. See Sclater and Salvin (1874).

Whitney, Bret M.
1994. A new Scytalopus Tapaculo (Rhinocryptidae) from Bolivia, with notes on other Bolivian members of the genus and the magellanicus complex. Wilson Bulletin, 106: 585-614.

Whitney, Bret M., and José Alvarez A.
1998. A new Herpsilochmus antwren (Aves: Thamnophilidae) from northern Amazonian Peru and adjacent Ecuador: the role of edaphic heterogeneity of terra firme forest. Auk, 115: 559-576.

Whitney, Bret M., and José Fernando Pacheco
1995. Distribution and conservation status of four Myrmotherula antwrens (Formicariidae) in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. Bird Conservation International, 5: 421-439.

Whitney, Bret M., John L. Rowlett, and Rose Ann Rowlett
1994. Distributional and other noteworhy records for some Bolivian birds. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 114: 149-162.

Widdowson, William P.
1994. Bird survey. In Report of the TReeS Tambopata-Candamo Expedition: a biological survey in the Tambopata-Candamo Reserved Zone south-east Peru. Tambopata Reserve Society (TRees), London, pp. 88-98.

Wied-Neuwied, Prinz Maximilian zu (author’s name printed as Maximilian, Prinzen zu Wied)
1830-1833. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte von Brasilien. Weimar, 3, Abth. 1: 1-636; 3, Abth. 2: iii-xii,
637-1277; 4, Abth. 1: iii-viii, 1-442; 4, Abth. 2: 443-946.

Wiedenfeld, David A.
1982. A nest of the Pale-billed Antpitta (Grallaria carrikeri) with comparative remarks on antpitta nests. Wilson Bulletin, 94: 580-582.
1985. Nests of three Andean hummingbird species. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 105: 113-116.
1991. Tropical bird species numbers in second-growth vs. primary forest habitats at large scales. Ornitología Neotropical, 2: 40-43.

Wiedenfeld, David A., Thomas S. Schulenberg, and Mark B. Robbins
1985. Birds of a tropical deciduous forest in extreme northwestern Peru. In Neotropical ornithology (Paul A. Buckley, Mercedes S. Foster, Eugene S. Morton, Robert S. Ridgely, and Francine G. Buckley, Eds.). Ornithological Monographs, 36: 305-315.

Wilkinson, Fiona A., and Una R. Smith
1997. The first nest records of the Sooty Antbird (Myrmeciza fortis) with notes on eggs and nestling development. Wilson Bulletin, 109: 319-324.
Willard, David E.
1979. Comments on the feeding behavior of the Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius).
Biotropica, 11: 158.

1985. Comparative feeding ecology of twenty-two tropical piscivores. In Neotropical ornithology (Paul A. Buckley, Mercedes S. Foster, Eugene S. Morton, Robert S. Ridgely, and Francine G. Buckley, Eds.). Ornithological Monographs, no. 36: 788-797.

Wille, Johannes E.
1934. Algunas observaciones entomo-parasitológicas sobre los pájaros guaneros. Boletín de la Compañía Administradora del Guano [Lima], 10: 271-274.

Williams, M. D. (=Morris D.)
1981. The nest and eggs of the Coastal Miner Geositta peruviana, a Peruvian endemic. Ibis, 123: 366-367.

Williams, Morris D.
1980a. First description of the nest, eggs and nestling of the Guayaquil Woodpecker (Campehilus [Phloeoceastes] gayaquilensis). Wilson Bulletin, 92: 506-508.

1980b. First description of the eggs of the White-winged Guan, Penelope albipennis, with notes on its nests. Auk, 97: 889-892.

1981a. First description of the nest, eggs, and young of the Tumbes Sparrow (Aimophila [Rhynchospiza] stolzmanni). Condor, 83: 83-84.

1981b. Description of the nest and eggs of the Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris). Condor, 83: 183-184.

1981c. Discovery of the nest and eggs of the Cinereous Finch (Piezorhina cinerea), a Peruvian endemic. Auk, 98: 187-189.

Williams, Robert S. R., and Joseph A. Tobias
1996. West Peruvian Screech-owl Otus roboratus. Cotinga, no. 6: 76-77.

Williams, Tony D.
1995. The penguins. Oxford University Press, New York, Tokio, pp. i-xiv, 1-294.

Willis, Edwin O.
1968. Studies of the behavior of Lunulated and Salvin’s Antbird. Condor, 70: 128-148.

1969. On the behavior of five species of Rhegmatorhina, ant-following antbirds of the Amazon basin. Wilson Bulletin, 81: 363-395.

1982a. The behavior of Black-banded Woodcreepers (Dendrocolaptes picumnus). Condor, 84: 272- 285.

1982b. The behavior of Scale-backed Antbirds. Wilson Bulletin, 94: 447-462.

1982c. Ground – cuckoos (Aves, Cuculidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Biologia, 42: 753-756.

1983a. Tinamous, chickens, guans, rails and trumpeters as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Biologia, 43: 19-22.
1983b. Cis-Andean Xiphorhynchus and relatives (Aves, Dendrocolaptidae) as army ant followers.
Revista Brasileira de Biologia, 43: 133-142.

1984a. Myrmotherula antwrens (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 153-158.

1984b. Hypophylax, Hypocnemoides and Myrmoderus (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers.
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 159-164.

1984c. Phlegopsis erythroptera (Gould, 1855) and relatives (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 165-170.

1984d. Antshrikes (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, São Paulo, 35: 177-182.

1984e. Dysithamnus and Thamnomanes (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, São Paulo, 35: 183-187.

1985a. Cercomacra and related antbirds (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 427-432.

1985b. Myrmeciza and related antbirds (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 433-442.

1985c. Antthrushes, antpittas, and gnateaters (Aves, Formicariidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 2: 443-448.

1988. Behavioral notes, breeding records, and range extensions for Colombian birds. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 16: 137-150.

Willis, Edwin O’Neill.
1984. Neotropical thrushes (Turdidae) as army ant followers. Ciéncia e Cultura, 36: 1197-1202.

Willson, Susan K.
2000. First nest record of the White-throated Antbird (Gymnopithys salvini) and detailed nest records of the Hairy-crested Antbird (Rhegmatorhina melanosticta). Ornitología Neotropical, 11: 353-357.

Wilson, Nixon, and W. Wilson Baker
1989. Ixodes downsi (Acari: Ixodoidae) from Peru. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 91: 54.

Wilson, Rory P., and Marie-Pierre T. Wilson
1990. Foraging ecology of breeding Spheniscus penguins. In Penguin Biology (Lloyd S. Davis, and John T. Darby, Eds.). Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, pp. 181-206.

Winkler, Hans, David A. Christie, and David Nurney
1995. Woodpeckers: an identification guide to the woodpeckers of the World. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, New York, pp. 1-406.

Wolters, H. E. (=Hans Edmund)
1952 (1953). Die Gattungen der westpalaearktischen Sperlingsvögel. Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 3: 231-288.

Wolters, Hans Edmund
1975-1982. Die Vogelarten der Erde. Paul Parey, Hamburg and Berlin, pp. i-xx, 1-745.

Wood, Teresa M., Frank Gallo, and Paul K. Donahue
1992. Observations at a Paradise Tanager nest. Wilson Bulletin, 104: 360-362. [Abstract in English and Spanish. In Centro de Datos para la Conservación-Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (1995).]

Wooster, Warren S.
1960. “El Niño.” California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Reports, 7: 43-45.

Wright, J. Kenneth
1965. Observations of behavior of the Andean Torrent Duck. Condor, 67: 535.

Wust, Walter H.
1987. Aves de las Lomas de Lachay. Boletín de Lima, no. 54: 19-22.

1996. Propuesta de areas protegidas para aves. In Diversidad biológica del Perú: zonas prioritarias para su conservación (Lily O. Rodríguez, Ed.). Ministerio de Agricultura, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Naturales (INRENA), Proyecto Fanpe GTZ – INRENA, Lima, pp. 65- 70.

Wust, Walter H., Alfredo Begazo, and Thomas Valqui
1990. Las aves de Rupac. Boletín de Lima, no. 71: 19-22.

Wust, Walter H., Anthony Luscombe, and Thomas Valqui
1994. Las aves de los Pantanos de Villa y alrededores. Asociación de Ecología y Conservación (ECCO), Lima, pp. 1-37.

Wust, Walter H., Thomas Valqui, and Carlos Guillén
1990. Aves registradas en Jenaro Herrera, Iquitos. Boletín de Lima, no. 69: 23-26.