Volume 16 covers the last four families of the series, including two of the largest of all, the tanagers (283 species) and the buntings and New World sparrows (326 species), as well as the cardinals and the New World blackbirds, the latter including such spectacular birds as the orioles and oropendolas.
Foreword on Climate Change and Birds, by Anders Pape Møller.
|Family Thraupidae (Tanagers)||Steven Hilty|
|Family Cardinalidae (Cardinals)||Ronald Orenstein & David Brewer|
|Family Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)||James Rising, Alvaro Jaramillo, José Luis Copete, Steve Madge & Peter Ryan|
|Family Icteridae (New World Blackbirds)||Rosendo Fraga|
- 77 colour plates of birds
- more than 500 colour photographs
- 766 distribution maps