Authors Starting with Letter W- Years 2001-2020

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


Walker, Barry
2001. A field guide to the birds of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary, Peru. Fondo Nacional para Areas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado (PROFONANPE) and Machu Picchu Program, Lima, Peru, pp. 1-216.

2002a. Una guía de campo de las aves del Santuario Histórico de Machu Picchu, Perú. Fondo Nacional para Areas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado (PROFONANPE) y Programa Machu Picchu, Lima, pp. 1-234.

2002b. Observations from the Tumbes Reserved Zone, dpto. Tumbes, with notes on some new taxa for Peru and a checklist of the area. Cotinga, no. 18: 37-43.

2005. Field guide to the birds of the Machu Picchu and the Cusco region. Nuevas Imagenes S.A., Lima, Peru, pp. 1-243.

2009. Birding the Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru. Neotropical Birding, no. 5: 49-58.
2015. Field guide to the birds of Machu Picchu and the Cusco Region, Peru. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain]; and Buteo Books, Arrington, Virginia [U.S.A.], pp. 1-243.

Walker, Barry, Douglas F. Stotz, Tatiana Pequeño, and John W. Fitzpatrick
2006. Birds of the Manu Biosphere Reserve. In Mammals and birds of the Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru (Bruce D. Patterson, Douglas F. Stotz, and Sergio Solari, Eds.). Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, no. 110: 23-49.

Wallace, S. J. (=Sarah J.), J. A. (=James A.) Morris-Pocock, J. (=Jacob) González-Solís, P. (=Petra) Quillfeldt, V. L. (=Vicki L.) Friesen
2017. A phylogenetic test of sympatric speciation in the Hydrobatinae (Aves: Procellariiformes).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107: 39-47.

Ward, Steven
2007. The influence of clay lick proximity on parrot flight dynamics in south-eastern Peru. Dissertation Master of Science in Conservation Biology, Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom, pp. 1-25.

Watts, Stella
2008. Plant-flower visitor interactions in the Sacred Valley of Perú. Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, University of Northampton, Northampton, United Kingdom, pp. i-xii, 1-287.

Weick, Friedhelm
2006 Owls (Strigiformes): annotated and illustrated checklist. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, and New York, pp. i-xxxiv, 1-350.

Weimerskirch, Henri, Sophie Bertrand, Jaime Silva, Charly Bost, and Salvador Peraltilla
2012. Foraging in Guanay cormorant and Peruvian booby, the major guano-producing seabirds in the Humboldt Current System. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 458: 231-245.

Weimerskirch, Henri, Sophie Bertrand, Jaime Silva, Jose C. Marques, and Elisa Goya
2010. Use of social information in seabirds: compass rafts indicate the heading of food patches.
PLoS ONE, 5 (3): e9928. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009928 [8 pp.].

Weimerskirch, Henri, Philippe Borsa, Sebastian Cruz, Sophie de Grissac, Lionel Gardes, Joëlle Lallemand, Matthieu Le Corre, and Aurélien Prudor
2017. Diversity of migration strategies among great frigatebirds populations. Journal of Avian Biology, 48: 103-113.

Weir, Jason T.
2009. Implications of genetic differentiation in Neotropical montane forest birds. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 96: 410-433.

Weir, Jason T., Eldredge Bermingham, Matthew J. Miller, John Klicka, and Maribel A. González
2008. Phylogeography of a morphologically diverse Neotropical montane species, the Common Bush-Tanager (Chlorospingus ophthalmicus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47: 650-664.

Weir, Jason T, and Trevor D. Price
2019. Song playbacks demonstrate slower evolution of song discrimination in birds from Amazonia than from temperate North America. PLoS Biology, 17 (10): e3000478. [19 pp.].

Weller, A. A. (André-A.)
2005. A hummingbird species new to Peru: range extension for the Greenish Puffleg Haplophaedia aureliae. Bulletin of the British Ornithological Club, 125: 136-140.

Weller, André-A.
2002. First confirmed record of Agyrtria versicolor (Trochilidae) for Peru. Bulletin of the British Ornithological Club, 122: 314-317.

2009. Revision of the Amethst-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus amethysticollis): a new subspecies from southern Peru. Ornitología Neotropical, 20: 609-618.

2011. Geographic and age-related variation in the Violet-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus viola, Trochilidae): evidence for a new species and subspecies. Ornitología Neotropical, 22: 601- 614.

Weller, André-A., and Karl-L. Schuchmann
2002. Biogeography of Ramphomicron Bonaparte, 1850 (Aves: Trochilidae). Ecotropica, 8: 47-58.

2004. Biogeographic and taxonomic revision of the trainbearers Lesbia (Trochilidae), with the description of two new subspecies. Ornithologischer Anzeiger, 43: 115-136.

Westerduijn, Ir. Rob
2007. Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica in Amazonian Peru. Cotinga, no. 27: 82-83.

Weston, M. K., and M. A. Memon
2009. The illegal parrot trade in Latin America and its consequences to parrot nutrition, health and conservation. Bird Populations, 9: 76-83.

Whiffin, Mark, and Alexander More
2003. Ecología y conservación de las aves endémicas y amenazadas de la Reserva de Biosfera del Noroeste. In Memorias del Primer Congreso Internacional Bosques Secos (6-9 Nov. 2003). Universidad de Piura, Piura, Perú, 15 pp.

Whiffin, Mark, and Lisa Sadgrove
2001. The threatened birds of Cerros de Amotape National Park and Tumbes Reserved Zone, northwestern Peru – Final Report. ProAvesPerú, Piura, Perú, pp. [4], 1-61.

White, Clayton M., Tom J. Cade, and James H. Enderson
2013. Peregrine Falcons of the World. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain], pp. 1-384.

White, Noor D., Charles Mitter, and Michael J. Braun
2017. Ultraconserved elements resolve the phylogeny of potoos (Aves: Nyctibiidae). Journal of Avian Biology, 48: 872-880.

Whitney, Bret M.
2003. Family Conopophagidae (Gnateaters). In Handbook of the birds of the World (Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and David Christie, Eds.). Broadbills to Tapaculos. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain], 8: 732-747.

Whitney, Bret M., and José Alvarez A.
2005. A new species of Gnatcatcher from white-sand forests of northern Amazonian Peru with revision of the Polioptila guianensis complex. Wilson Bulletin, 117: 113-210.

Whittaker, Andrew
2001. Notes on the poorly-known Buckley’s Forest Falcon Micrastur buckleyi including voice, range and first Brazilian records. Bulletin of the British Ornithological Club, 121: 198-208.
2002. A new species of forest-falcon (Falconidae: Micrastur) from southeastern Amazonia and the Atlantic rainforests of Brazil. Wilson Bulletin, 114: 421-445.

2009. Pousada Rio Roosevelt: a provisional avifaunal inventory in south-western Amazonian Brazil, with information on life history, new distributional data and comments on taxonomy. Cotinga, no. 31: 20-43.

Whittaker, Andrew, Axel H. Antoine-Feill S., and Robin Henry Schiele Zaba
2008. The Oilbird (Steatornitidae) confirmed for Brazil from a specimen from the most unexpected locality the Amazonian lowlands. Reserva Natural Palmarí [Brazil]. [Online]. Available at

Whitworth, Andrew, and Robert S. R. Williams
2017. Camera traps confirm southward range extension and first records of Red-winged Wood Rail Aramides calopterus in Madre de Dios, Peru. Cotinga, 39: 89-91.

Wiebe, Robert A.
2019. Observations of Blue-naped Chlorophonias (Chlorophonia cyanea) in the lowlands of the Madre de Dios Department, Peru, with comments on the species’ presence in the Amazonian lowlands. Boletín de la Unión de Ornitólogos del Perú (UNOP), 14 (1): 5-9.

Wiemeyer, Guillermo M., Miguel A. Pérez, Laura Torres Bianchini, Luciano Sampietro, Guillermo F. Bravo, N. Luis Jácome, Vanesa Astore, and Sergio A. Lambertucci
2017. Repeated conservation threats across the Americas: high levels of blood and bone lead in the Andean Condor widen the problem to a continental scale. Environmental Pollution, 220: 672- 679.

Wiley, R. Haven
2010. Alfonso Olalla and his family: the ornithological exploration of Amazonian Peru. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 343: 1-68.

Wiley, R. Haven, J. (=José) Álvarez A., and J. (=Juan) Díaz A.
2018. Aves de Loreto bajo/Birds of lowland Loreto. topazapyra press, Carrboro, North Carolina, pp.

Wilkinson, Fiona A.
2009. Observations on the breeding biology of the Silky-Tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus sericocaudatus mengeli). Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 121: 498-505.

2013. El combate, el nido y el asesino: la importancia de las observaciones de la historia natural. In Reporte Manu 2013: Pasión por la investigación en la Amazonía (Jessica Groenendijk, Antonio Tovar, and Walter Wust, Eds). San Diego Zoo Global Peru y SERNANP [Servicio Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas por el Estado], Lima, Perú, pp. 256-264.

Williams, Richard A. J.
2011. Ecology and geography of avian viruses using niche models and wild bird surveillance.
Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, pp. i-xv, 1-134.

Williams, Richard A. J., Karen Segovia-Hinostroza, Bruno M. Ghersi, Victor Gonzaga, A. Townsend Peterson, and Joel M. Montgomery
2012. Avian influenza infections in nonmigrant land birds in Andean Peru. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 48: 910-917.

Williams, Rob (=Robert S. R.)
2007. The northern Peru birding route–diversity and endemics. Neotropical Birding, no. 2: 53-58.
Williams, Rob (Compiler) (=Robert S. R.)
2016. Neotropical Notebook. Neotropical Birding, no. 18: 45-52.

Williams, Rob S. R. (=Robert S. R.)
2005. Aves de Chaparrí / Birds of Chaparrí. In Guía de la vida silvestre de Chaparrí / A guide to the wildlife of Chaparrí (Rob S. R. Williams, and Heinz Plenge (Eds.). Foto Natur SRL, Lima, Peru, pp. 17-75, 96-99.

Williams, Rob S. R. (=Robert S. R.), and Heinz Plenge (Eds.)
2008. Cordillera Escalera, la ruta de la biodiversidad / Cordillera Escalera, the route of biodiversity.
Geográfica EIRL, Lima, Peru, pp. 1-103.

Williams, Robert (=Robert S. R.)
2005. Plan de acción para la conservación de especies. Cortarama (sic) Peruana (Peruvian Plantcutter) Phytotoma raimondii. [Online]. Available at a-peruana-peruvian-plantcutter-&catid=42&Itemid=59.

Williams, Robert S. R.
2011. Sympatric occurrence of four Cathartid vultures in the dry forests of north-western Peru.
Vulture News, 61: 31-32. [Vulture Study Group (Johannesburg, South Africa)]

2012. Sulphur-throated Finch Sicalis taczanowskii: a little-known and declining Tumbesian endemic.
Neotropical Birding, no. 10: 63-66.

Williams, Robert S. R., Jose Luis Jara, Daphne Matsufuiji, and Anahi Plenge
2011. Trade in Andean Condor Vulture [sic] gryphus feathers and body parts in the city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley, Cusco region, Peru. Vulture News, 61: 16-26. [Vulture Study Group (Johannesburg, South Africa)]

Williams, Robert S. R., Maura A. Jurado Z., Ernesto Fernandez G., and Leoncio Flores B.
2011. First record of Buff-necked Ibis Theristicus caudatus for Peru. Cotinga, no. 33: 92-93.

Williams, Robert S. R., Alec D. Williams, and Heinz Plenge
2013. First record of Andean Teal Anas andium in Lambayeque, Peru. Cotinga, 35: 116.

Williams, Sean M.
2016. First description of the nest and egg of the Stipple-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla haematonota). Ornitología Neotropical, 27: 97-100.

2017. Behavioral ecology of Amazonian mixed-species flocks. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, pp. i-ix, 1-56.

Williams, Sean M., and Catherine A. Lindell
2018. Nuclear species in Peruvian Amazonian mixed-species flocks are differentially attractive to transient species and to each other. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 130: 131-139.

2019. The influence of a single species on the space use of mixed-species flocks in Amazonian Peru. Movement Ecology, 7: article 37. [9 pp.].

Willson, Susan K.
2003. Army ants and obligate ant-following birds: a study of ecology, spatial movement patterns, and behavior in Amazonian Peru. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Missouri- Columbia, Missouri, pp. i-cc, 1-200.
2004. Obligate army-ant-following birds: a study of ecology, spatial movement patterns, and behavior in Amazonian Peru. Ornithological Monographs, 55: i-x, 1-67.

Willson H., Susan, and Daniel R. Hogan
2002. First nest record of the Ash-throated Gnateater (Conopophaga peruviana). Ornitología Neotropical, 13: 293-295.

Wilson, Robert E., Muir Eaton, and Kevin G. McCracken
2008. Color divergence among Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) subspecies from North America and South America. Ornitología Neotropical 19:307-314.

Wilson, Robert E., Muir D. Eaton, Sarah A. Sonsthagen, Jeffrey L. Peters, Kevin P. Johnson, Boris Simarra, and Kevin G. McCracken
2011. Speciation, subspecies divergence, and paraphyly in the Cinnamon Teal and Blue-winged Teal. Condor, 113: 747-761.

Wilson, Robert E., and Kevin G. McCracken
2008. Specimen shrinkage in Cinnamon Teal. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 120: 390-392.

Wilson, Robert E., Jeffrey L. Peters, and Kevin G. McCracken
2013. Genetic and phenotypic divergence between low-and high-altitude populations of two recently diverged Cinnamon Teal subspecies. Evolution, 67: 170-184.

Wilson, Robert E., Thomas H. Valqui, and Kevin G. McCracken
2006. Aberrant plumage in the Yellow-billed Pintail Anas georgica. Wildfowl, 56:192-196.

2010. Ecogeographic variation in Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera) along elevational and latitudinal gradients In Avian subspecies (Kevin Winker, and Susan M. Haig, Eds.). Ornithological Monographs, no. 67: 141-161.

Winger, Benjamin M.
2017. Consequences of divergence and introgression for speciation in Andean cloud forest birds.
Evolution, 71: 1815-1831.

Winger, Benjamin M., and John M. Bates
2015. The tempo of trait divergence in geographic isolation: avian speciation across the Marañon Valley of Peru. Evolution, 69: 772-787.

Winger, Benjamin M., Peter A. Hosner, Gustavo A. Bravo, Andrés M. Cuervo, Natalia Aristizábal, Luis E. Cueto, and John M. Bates
2015. Inferring speciation history in the Andes with reduced-representation sequence data: an example in the bay-backed antpittas (Aves; Grallariidae; Grallaria hypoleuca s. l.). Molecular Ecology, 24: 6256-6277.

Winker, Kevin
2016. An examination of species limits in the Aulacorhynchus “prasinus” toucanet complex (Aves: Ramphastidae). PeerJ 4:e2381; doi 10.7717/peerj.2381 [29 pp.].

Winkler, Hans, and David A. Christie
2002. Family Picidae (Woodpeckers). In Handbook of the birds of the World (Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and Jordi Sargatal, Eds.). Jacamars to Woodpeckers. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain], 7: 296-558.

Witt, Christopher C.
2004 Rates of molecular evolution and their application to Neotropical avian biogeography. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pp. i-vi, 1- 132.

2005. Syntopic breeding suggests mimicry of the Black-and-white Seedeater (Sporophila luctuosa) by the Black-and-White Tanager (Conothraupis speculigera). Ornitología Neotropical, 16: 387-396.

Witt, Christopher C., and Emil Bautista
2011. Triorchidism in a hummingbird. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 123: 632-635.

Witt, Christopher C., and Daniel F. Lane
2009. Range extensions for two rare high-Andean birds in central Peru. Cotinga, no. 31: 90-94.

Wolfe, Jared D., Philip C. Stouffer, and Glenn F. Seeholzer
2014. Variation in tropical bird survival across longitude and guilds: a case study from the Amazon.
Oikos, 123: 964-970.

Woodall, Peter W.
2001. Family Alcedinidae (Kingfishers). In Handbook of the birds of the World (Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and Jordi Sargatal, Eds.). Mousebirds to Hornbills. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [Spain], 6: 130-249.

Wright, Timothy F., and Michael A. Russello
2014. What’s in a name? PsittaScene, 26 (2): 4-8.