Handbook of the Birds of the World - Volume 3

Hoatzin to Auks

Published by Lynx Edicions

Foreword by Robert Bateman on art and nature.

 Order OPISTHOCOMIFORMES    
Family Opisthocomidae (Hoatzin)   B.T. Thomas
 Order GRUIFORMES    
Family Mesithornithidae (Mesites)   M.I. Evans, A.F.A. Hawkins & J.W. Duckworth
Family Turnicidae (Buttonquails)   S.J.S. Debus
Family Gruidae (Cranes)   G.W. Archibald & C.D. Meine
Family Aramidae (Limpkin)   D.C. Bryan
Family Psophiidae (Trumpeters)   P.T. Sherman
Family Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules and Coots)   P.B. Taylor
Family Heliornithidae (Finfoots)   B.C.R. Bertram
Family Rhynochetidae (Kagu)   G.R. Hunt
Family Eurypygidae (Sunbittern)   B.T. Thomas
Family Cariamidae (Seriemas)   L.P. Gonzaga
Family Otididae (Bustards)   N.J. Collar
 Order CHARADRIIFORMES    
Family Jacanidae (Jacanas)   D.A. Jenni
Family Rostratulidae (Painted Snipes)   G.M. Kirwan
Family Dromadidae (Crab Plover)   M.R.W. Rands
Family Haematopodidae (Oystercatchers)   P.A.R. Hockey
Family Ibidorhynchidae (Ibisbill)   A.J. Knystautas
Family Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)   R.J. Pierce
Family Burhinidae (Thick-knees)   R.A. Hume
Family Glareolidae (Coursers and Pratincoles)   G.L. Maclean
Family Charadriidae (Plovers)   T. Piersma & P. Wiersma
Family Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Snipes and Phalaropes)   T. Piersma, J. van Gils & P. Wiersma
Family Pedionomidae (Plains-wanderer)   D.J. Baker-Gabb
Family Thinocoridae (Seedsnipes)   J. Fjeldså
Family Chionidae (Sheathbills)   A.E. Burger
Family Stercorariidae (Skuas)   R.W. Furness
Family Laridae (Gulls)   J. Burger & M. Gochfeld
Family Sternidae (Terns)   M. Gochfeld & J. Burger
Family Rhynchopidae (Skimmers)   R.L. Zusi
Family Alcidae (Auks)   D.N. Nettleship