ROBERT S. RIDGELY, a leading ornithologist and author of A Guide to
the Birds of Panama and The Birds of Ecuador, is Deputy Director of
World Land Trust-US. He has served on numerous conservation-related
boards, and currently is especially involved with Fundacion
Jocotoco in Ecuador, of which he is president. GUY TUDOR, a
MacArthur Fellow and well-known bird artist and naturalist, was the
principal illustrator of A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela and A
Guide to the Birds of Colombia.