Corpus ID: 130110494

Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, Peru, revisited: vegetation cover and avifauna changes over a 30-year period

@inproceedings{Robbins2013AbraMD,
  title={Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, Peru, revisited: vegetation cover and avifauna changes over a 30-year period},
  author={Mark B. Robbins and Thomas Schulenberg and Daniel F. Lane and Andr{\'e}s M. Cuervo and Laurence C. Binford and {\'A}rp{\'a}d S. Ny{\'a}ri and Marie Combe and Enrique Arbel{\'a}ez-Cort{\'e}s and Walter Wehtje and Andr{\'e}s Lira-Noriega},
  year={2013}
}
Summary.—Avifaunal inventories in 1980, 2007 and 2009 along the eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes at Abra Maruncunca, dpto. Puno, document the occurrence and change in relative abundance of 245 species. Degradation of forest cover with an increase in secondary vegetation probably explains many of the differences between the 1980 and 2009 surveys. We provide details for the first occurrence and clarification of the status in Peru for Ochre-cheeked Spinetail Synallaxis scutata, Olivaceous… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

Avifaunal Surveys of the Upper Apurímac River Valley, Ayacucho and Cuzco Departments, Peru: New Distributional Records and Biogeographic, Taxonomic, and Conservation Implications
ABSTRACT The sliver of humid tropical and montane forest on the east slope of the Andes in Ayacucho Department ranks among the least surveyed sectors of the Peruvian Andes. This mountainous region,Expand
A new Peruvian locality for Scimitar-winged Piha Lipaugus uropygialis, with the first description of flight display and other natural history notes
Summary. While participating in a Rapid Biological Inventory (RBI) to the Santuario Nacional Megantoni, Cuzco department, Peru in May 2004, we encountered Scimitar-winged Pihas Lipaugus uropygialisExpand
The first complete mitochondrial genome of Pyrrhura sp. – question about conspecificity in the light of hybridization between Pyrrhura molinae and Pyrrhura rupicola species
TLDR
Interestingly, analyzed P. molinae individual grouped together with two different individuals of P. rupicola species, suggesting incompatibility of genetic data with morphology may be only the result of these two species hybridization. Expand
Inferring speciation history in the Andes with reduced‐representation sequence data: an example in the bay‐backed antpittas (Aves; Grallariidae; Grallaria hypoleuca s. l.)
TLDR
The results are consistent with a scenario of vicariant speciation wherein the range of a widespread ancestor was fragmented as a result of geologic or climatic change, rather than a stepping‐stone series of dispersal events across pre‐existing barriers. Expand
Ecological niche partitioning in a fragmented landscape between two highly specialized avian flush-pursuit foragers in the Andean zone of sympatry
TLDR
N niche partitioning within a sympatry zone in a fragmented Andean landscape between two closely related flush-pursue species is described, demonstrating how ecological sorting permits species of divergent elevational distributions and habitats to successfully coexist in sympatric zones where habitat diversity allows both species to find their preferred habitat. Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 43 REFERENCES
OTUS MARSHALLI, A NEW SPECIES OF SCREECH-OWL FROM PERI)
Otus marshalii, a new species of screech-owl, is described from the Andes of south- central Perd. Its nearest relatives appear to be the Central American species O. barbarus and O. clarkii. It is oneExpand
Vocalizations, Distribution, and Ecology of the Cloud-Forest Screech Owl (Megascops marshalli)
TLDR
Narrowly overlapping altitudinal replacement in Andean Megascops taxa combined with variable location of replacement zones depending on local ecoclimatic conditions suggest that species' distributions are primarily maintained by exclusion via interspecific competition. Expand
Taxonomy and Natural History of Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi (Caprimulgidae)
In 1895, Hartert described a distinctive new nightjar that had been collected earlier that year in the Dagua Valley of Valle, Colombia. He named the bird Caprimulgus rosenbergi n honor of theExpand
Avifauna of the Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Communal Lands, Bolivia
Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve and Communal Lands (Pilón Lajas) ranges from 300 m to 1,400 m altitude in the departments of Beni and La Paz, Bolivia. It is located in the Bolivian and Peruvian lowerExpand
Mammals and Birds of the Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru
TLDR
The lists of 222 species of mammals and 1005 species of birds recorded along an elevational transect in the Manu Biosphere Reserve are the largest for any similarly sized area in the world. Expand
Foothill avifauna of the upper Urubamba Valley, dpto. Cusco, Peru
The upper Urubamba River is an inter-Andean valley in south-east Peru that originates in the altiplano of dpto. Cusco. From Quillabamba, at c.1,000 m and above, the vegetation is arid and shorter inExpand
Molecules, ecology, morphology, and songs in concert: how many species is Arremon torquatus (Aves: Emberizidae)?
TLDR
This study begins to tackle the thorny issue of species delimitation in a complicated group of Neotropical passerine birds in which sets of characters vary substantially across space, but do not obviously vary in a concerted fashion. Expand
An Integrative Approach to Species-Level Systematics Reveals the Depth of Diversification in an Andean Thamnophilid, the Long-Tailed Antbird
Abstract. The geographic range of the Long-tailed Antbird (Drymophila caudata) extends from the Paria Mountains of Venezuela south through the Andes to northern Bolivia, a geographic and elevationalExpand
Parrots of the World
From the macaws of South America to the cockatoos of Australia, parrots are among the most beautiful and exotic birds in the world--and also among the most endangered. This stunningly illustrated,Expand
Non-monophyly and deep genetic differentiation across low-elevation barriers in a Neotropical montane bird (Basileuterus tristriatus; Aves: Parulidae).
TLDR
The substantial genetic and phenotypic differentiation, and the paraphyly uncovered in B. tristriatus, may call for revising its species boundaries, highlighting the importance of valleys in promoting and maintaining divergence in a lower montane forest bird. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...