Reviews basic data, and the latest research findings, on the bird communities of the world's major forest regions, relative to the biotic and physical attributes of this habitat. It covers avifaunal origins, taxonomic structure, major features of space use and feeding ecology, comparative ecology of species, adaptations, and the annual cycle.
"This book marks a milestone in our understanding of forest bird ecology. Every research library concerned with forest ecosystems should have a copy."
– DBA Thompson, Ibis