The Bird Call of the Río Beni By Melbourne R. Carriker. Published by The Narrative Press. 225 pages Price $26.95 (ISBN: 1589762908) Available from the publisher or your favorite bookstore.
An account by the author, then 18 years old, from his field notes of his father's (Melbourne A. Carriker, Jr.) 1934 expedition to western Bolivia on behalf of the Philadelphia Academy of Science. A list of the birds and the chewing lice collected is appended.