Brill Publishers in Leiden, Netherlands
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Written by Arie Spaans, Jan-Hein Ribot and Otte Ottema; illustrated by Ber van Perlo

To be published (2015?) by Brill Publishers, Leiden, NL. (Cover shown is tentative)


Suriname is proud to have more than 700 bird species within its borders. A few, however, are threatened by poaching (1-10) and/or the cage bird trade (11-13)



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1  JARIBU
2  WOODSTORK
3  SPOONBILL
4  HARPY EAGLE
5  PEREGRINE FALCON
6  SCARLET MACAW
7  RED-AND-GREEN MACAW
8  BLUE-AND-YELLOW MACAW
9  PIPING-GUAN
10 BLACK CURASSOW

 


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The TWATWA (11), PICOLET (12) and ROWTI (13) are very popular among people in Suriname. Birds, born in captivity or caught in the wild, are used for song contests on Sunday mornings in the parks of Paramaribo, the capital