The distribution of bird-life in Colombia : a contribution to a biological survey of South America. Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 36

x, 729 p., 41 leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 657-659) and index.
[pt. 1.] A review of Colombian ornithology. Bogotá collections. The 'Bogotá' region. Claude Wyatt's explorations. Berlepsch on a Bucaramanga collection. Wirt Robinson on the Magdalena. Salmon's collections in Antioquia. DeLattre in western Colombia. The Michler Expedition to the Atrato. Sundry west Colombian expeditions. Mervyn G. Palmer's collections. The Santa Marta region -- The American Museum's expeditions in Colombia. Expedition no. 1: Buenaventura to the Cauca Valley: reconnaissance, Cali to Giradot. Expedition no. 2: The Popayan region. Expedition no. 3: Lower end of the Cauca Valley, the Quindio Trail, Cartago to San Juan River. Expedition no. 4: Cali to San Augustin. Expedition no. 5: San Augustin to the Caquetá region. Expedition no. 6: Tumaco-Barbacoas. Expedition no. 7: The Bogotá region. Expedition no. 8: The Antioquia region -- Auxiliary collections -- An outline of Colombian topography -- Remarks on the distribution of forests -- Notes on Colombian climatology -- The life zones of the Colombian Andes -- The tropical zone and its faunas. The Colombian-Pacific fauna. The Cauca-Magdalena fauna. The Caribbean fauna. The Orinocan fauna. The Amazonian fauna -- The subtropical zone and its faunas. The west Andean subtropical fauna. The east Andean subtropical fauna -- The Central American extension of the subtropical zone -- The temperate zone -- The Paramo zone -- Tabular synopsis showing zonal distribution of families of Colombian birds -- [pt. 2.]