The Aviary

Birds, Birds, Birds!! Dr. Martinez’ Publication “El Perico” made extensive use of birds as symbols. So lets see some birds!!

The Poet in “El Perico” went by the pseudonym of “The Nightingale” (Spanish: “Ruisenor”). His real name was Joseph Lapierre:

“Mr. Woodpecker” (Spanish: “Don Pico Carpintero”) was a bird in “El Perico”. Three videos of Woodpeckers are below:
Pileated Woodpecker:

Pileated Woodpecker

Guayaquil Woodpecker:

Slideshow of Birds of Ecuador (and Parakeets and Woodpeckers):

Ready to see a large selection of the birds of Ecuador? Click on the links below (Note: when you click these links, a new browser window or tab will open to display the slideshow …you’ll need to close that window/tab when you are finished to return to

The Birds of Ecuador #1
(pbase: Dubi Shapiro)
The Birds of Ecuador #2 (pbase: Bruce Taubert)
The Birds of Ecuador #3 (pbase: Christian Giljam)
The Birds of Ecuador #4 (pbase: Linda Alley)

….and here’s an excellent selection of Woodpeckers:

(pbase: Mac Knight)

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