Neotropical Birding 26 Index

 EDITORIAL

2     Welcome to Neotropical Birding 26

JAMES LOWEN

 BIRDING SITE

3¬†¬†¬†¬† Birding the ‚ÄėMontezuma Road‚Äô, central¬†Colombia

John Cahill

 FEATURE

15  Loved or loathed: what makes some Neotropical birds more popular than others?

Alejandra Echeverri, Daniel Karp and Joseph Tobias

 BIRDING SITE

23  Chasing Guatemala’s gold

Rob Ripma

 FEATURE

30  Complexities of the Amazon bird trade

Bernardo Ortiz-von Halle

 BIRDING AT THE CUTTING EDGE

35  Do you really want to see this one?

Fabrice Schmitt

 BIRDING SITE

42  A festival of birding at Lago de Yojoa, Honduras

Katinka Domen

 BIRDING AT THE CUTTING EDGE

49  Providencia island in the Colombian Caribbean: X marks the spot for a treasure of endemic, migrant and vagrant birds

Thomas Donegan and BlancaHuertas

 SPLITS, LUMPS AND SHUFFLES

56  Splits, lumps and shuffles

Thomas S. Schulenberg

 NEW BOOK

63  Mapping Chile’s birds: South America’s first atlas of breeding birds

Fernando Medrano, Rodrigo Barros, Heraldo V. Norambuena, Ricardo Matus and Fabrice Schmitt

 PHOTOSPOT

69  Photospot: Crescent-faced Antpitta

Nick Bray

 REVIEWS

73  Birds of the West Indies

ROGER BARNES

74  Birds of Trinidad & Tobago

DAVID FISHER

75  Field guide to the birds of Colombia

     and Guía ilustrada de la avifauna colombiana

CHRIS SHARPE

76  Atlas de las aves nidificantes de Chile

JAMES LOWEN

 NBC NOTICEBOARD

77  NBC Noticeboard

Chris Balchin

 FRONT COVER

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Chestnut-bellied Flowerpiercer Diglossa gloriosissima, ‚ÄėMontezuma Road‚Äô, Risaralda, Colombia, November¬†2018 (James Lowen/‚Ä®8 jameslowen.com). Globally Endangered, this bird is one of the stars of John Cahill‚Äôs article on birding the ‚ÄėMontezuma Road‚Äô (page¬†3).