Neotropical Birding 7

Important Bird Areas of the Neotropics: Ecuador
Juan F. Freile, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Tatiana Santander, Kerem A. Boyla and David Díaz
4

Finding the right umbrella(bird) to foster Neotropical forest conservation
Alejandro Solano-Ugalde and Juan F. Freile
15

An update on birding in Guyana following the Neotropical Bird Club Guyana 2009 tour
Chris Collins and Barry Walker
26

Splits, lumps and shuffles
Alexander C. Lees
31

Birding off the beaten path: visiting and documenting the birdlife of poorly surveyed areas
Pete Hosner
42

Birding in north-east Brazil, part 2: The vast state of Bahia
Ciro Albano
49

Birding Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s largest department
Julián Quillén Vidoz and Daniel Alarcón
62

Photospot: Bare-eyed Ground Dove Metriopelia morenoi: a rock-loving dove of dry areas
Juan I. Areta
71