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An Overview of Ramphastid Enrichment at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere  
     Joe deGraauw, Curator of Birds, Nashville Zoo
     Kristi Ness, Critter Encounter Supervisor, Nashville Zoo
     December 2004

The Aracaris
     Josef Lindholm, III
     Senior Aviculturist, The Dallas World Aquarium
     Presented at the 32nd AFA National Convention, at Dallas, in August, 2006.
     Also published in the 2006 Convention Proceedings.

Seed Dispersal by Toucans in Amazonia Ecuador  
     Kimberly M. Holbrook
     Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis
     Final Report - August 2003

Breeding of the Curl-crested Aracari in Ohrada Zoo 
     Renata Kavkova and Jitka Kralickova
     1996

The Diets of Neotropical Trogons, Motmots, Barbets and Toucans  
     J. V. Rensenk, Mary Ann Hyde, Angela Chapman
     The Condor Vol. 95, #1 Jan/Feb 1993 © Cooper Ornithological Society

Early Breeding Behavior of Lineated Woodpeckers
     Lawrence Kilham, Patricia O'Brien
     The Condor Vol. 81, #3 1979 © Cooper Ornithological Society

Life History of the Keel-billed Toucan
     Alexander F. Skutch
     The Auk. Vol. 88, #2, April-June 1971

Reproductive Behavior of Hairy Woodpeckers- III. Agonistic Behavior in Relation to Courtship and Territory.
     Lawrence Kilham, Wilson Bulletin. June 1969, Vol. 81, #2
     Reprinted with courtesy of the Wilson Ornithological Society

Reproductive Behavior of Hairy Woodpeckers- II. Nesting and Habitat
     Lawrence Kilham, Wilson Bulletin, September 1968, Vol. 80, #3
     Reprinted with courtesy of the Wilson Ornithological Society

Reproductive Behavior of Hairy Woodpeckers- I. Pair Formation and Courtship
     Lawrence Kilham, Wilson Bulletin, September 1966, Vol. 78, #3
     Reprinted with courtesy of the Wilson Ornithological Society

Reproductive Behavior of Downy Woodpeckers
     Lawrence Kilham
     The Condor Vol. 64, #3 1962 © Cooper Ornithological Society

Reproductive Behavior of Red-bellied Woodpeckers
    Lawrence Kilham, Wilson Bulletin, September 1961, Vol. 73, #3
    Reprinted with courtesy of the Wilson Ornithological Society

Early Reproductive Behavior of Flickers
     Lawrence Kilham, Wilson Bulletin, December 1959, Vol. 71, #4
     Reprinted with courtesy of the Wilson Ornithological Society

Preliminary Notes on the Development of Nestling Pileated Woodpeckers
     J. Southgate Y. Hoyt
     Reprinted courtesy of "The Auk" Vol. 61
     July 1944

Breeding the Common Golden-Backed Woodpecker in Captivity (Dinopium javanense)
    Michelene M. O'Connor, Zookeeper-Aviary
    Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens, Milwaukee, WI
   



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