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Publications based on information collected by our staff, student interns, and visiting researchers



Haselmayer, J. & J.S. Quinn (2000) A comparison of point counts and sound recording as bird survey methods in Amazonian southeast Peru.


Lloyd, H. (2000a) Population densities of the Black-faced Cotinga (Conioptilon mcilhennyi) in south-east Peru. Bird Conservation International 10: 277–285.

Lloyd, H. (2000b) Nesting behaviour of the Rufous-headed Woodpecker Celeus spectabilis. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club, 120(2): 129-133.

Lloyd, H. (2003) Population densities of some nocturnal raptor species (Strigidae) in southeastern Peru. Journal of Field Ornithology 74(4): 376–380.

Lloyd, H. (2004) Habitat and population estimates of some threatened lowland forest bird species in Tambopata, south-east Peru. Bird Conservation International, 14: 261–277.

Williams (2013) A study into the application of moult-breeding overlap frequency data: What can it tell us about Neotropical birds, their environment and their energetic exertions? BSc Dissertation, University of Cardiff.


Lieshout et al. (2016) Avian distribution and life-history strategies in Amazonian terra-firme and floodplain forests. Tropical Conservation Science 9(1): 465-502.


Diaz, A. & G. Dimmig (2017) First documented records of Violaceous Quail-Dove (Geotrygon violacea) from Peru. Cotinga 39: 37-40.

Zhou, W., Chalco, M.S., Ketola, C.T. & C. Kirkby (2020) First documented record of Flame-crowned Manakin (Heterocercus linteatus) in Peru, with notes on moult and habitat. Cotinga 42: 101-103.

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Doan, T. M. and W. Arizábal A. (2000). New Herpetological Records for the Tambopata Province, Department of Madre de Dios, Peru. Herpetological Review, 31: 188–189.


Doan, T.M. & W. Arizabal-Arriaga (2002) Microgeographic Variation in Species Composition of the Herpetofaunal Communities of Tambopata Region, Peru. Biotropica 34(1): 101–117.


Doan, T.M. (2003) Which Methods Are Most Effective for Surveying Rain Forest Herpetofauna? Journal of Herpetofauna 37(1): 72-81.


Doan, T.M. (2004) Extreme Weather Events and the Vertical Microhabitat of Rain Forest Anurans. Journal of Herpetofauna 38(3): 422–425.


Howell, W.P. (2010) Calling and visual signalling in two genera of frog from the Peruvian Amazon. Undergraduate thesis. University of East Anglia.


Champagne, P., Crnobrna, B. & K. Luder (2015) Engystomops petersi (Peter’s Dwarf Frog) predation by a spider in Peru. Herpetological Review 46(2): 230-231.

Garcia-Ayachi, L.A., Wittwer, M. & C.A. Kirkby (2020) Anolis tandai, a new dietary record for the Amazon ringed snake, Rhinobothryum lentiginosum (Scopoli, 1785)(Squamata: Colubridae). Herpetology Notes 13: 981-987.



Kirkby, C.A, Doan, T.M., Lloyd, H., Farfan, A.C., Arizabal-Arriaga, W. & A. Palomino-Marin (2000) Tourism Development and the Status of Neotropical Lowland Wildlife in Tambopata, Southeastern Peru: Recommendations for Tourism and Conservation. Tambopata Reserve Society, London.


Lee, A.T.K., Tatum-Hume, E. & C.A. Kirkby (2009) Spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth chamek) recovery after a hunting event: a long term study of a primate community in southeastern Peru. In: Icons of the Amazon: jaguars, pumas, parrots and peccaries in Peru. Biosphere Expeditions


Palminteri, S., Powell, G., Endo, W., Kirkby, C., Yu, D. and Peres, C.A. (2011) Usefulness of species range polygons for predicting local primate occurrences in southeastern Peru. American Journal of Primatology, 73(1), pp.53-61.


Khimji, S.N. & G. Donati (2013) Are rainforest owl monkeys cathemeral? Diurnal activity of black-headed owl monkeys, Aotus nigriceps, at Manu Biosphere Reserve, Peru


Hodgkinson, C., Kirkby, C. and Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2014) The impact of tourist group size and frequency on Neotropical primate behavior in Tambopata, Peru. Primate Tourism: A Tool for Conservation?, p.215.


Lange, L. (2016) Preliminary study on the effects of hunting on the Peruvian black spider monkey (Ateles chamek). Canopy 7(1): 20-22.​


Pierson, C. & F. Martinez (2010) Population Survey of Tettigoniidae within Tambopata National Park. BSc Thesis, University of Stanford.


Islip (2013) Trophic preferences of dung beetles in Tambopata, Peru. BSc Dissertation, Nottingham Trent University.



Rebellon, S. & J. Hinojosa (2009) Solid Waste Management Evaluation Report: Current Practices, Data Collected, and Recommendations. BSc Dissertation, Stanford University.



Kirkby, C.A., Giudice-Granados, R., Day, B., Turner, K., Velarde-Andrade, L.M., Dueñas-Dueñas, A., Lara-Rivas, J.C. & D.W. Yu (2010) The Market Triumph of Ecotourism: An Economic Investigation of the Private and Social Benefits of Competing Land Uses in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS ONE 5(9): e13015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013015



Kirkby, C.A. & Yu, D.W. (2010a) Ecotourism case study. Introduction to Tropical Rain Forest Ecology and Management (eds J. Ghazoul & D. Sheil). Oxford University Press, Oxford.



Kirkby, C.A. & Yu, D.W. (2010b) Ecotourism Case Study. Natural Capital: Theory & Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services (eds P. Kareiva, H. Tallis, T.H. Ricketts, G.C. Daily & S. Polasky). Oxford University Press, Oxford.



Kirkby, C.A., Giudice-Granados, R., Day, B., Soares-Filho, B. & D.W. Yu (2011) Closing the ecotourism-conservation loop in the Peruvian Amazon. Environmental Conservation, 38(1): 6-17.



Torres-Sovero, C., Martín-López, B., J.A. Gonzáles-Nóvoa & C.A. Kirkby (2012) Socio-economic factors influencing ecotourist visitor satisfaction in the Tambopata National Reserve, Peru. Tourism Management 33(3): 545-552.

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