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·Paul Smith - Co-author of the Field Guide to the Birds of Paraguay, the mini field-guide series and founder of FAUNA Paraguay, Paul has lived in Paraguay since 2003. He is married to Carol Fernandez and has two sons Shawn Ariel and Ewan Nahuel. A qualified zoologist and registered level 2 biologist with CONACYT he has extensive field experience in Paraguay, but is still amazed on a daily basis by the beauty of the country´s “naturaleza”. Though birds are his specialist subject he has a keen interest in all vertebrates and insects, especially Lepidoptera. Paul is the Paraguayan representative of the Neotropical Bird Club and a member of the IUCN Anteater, Sloth and Armadillo Specialist Group. He is currently involved in extensive inventory work of all Paraguayan fauna, especially working with Para La Tierra at their new Centro IDEAL.
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Paul works as a South American correspondent author for several major travel book companies giving him an excuse to travel and get intimate with the continent´s animals. He was the winner of the Observer UK Young Travel Writer of the Year Award in 2000 and continues to write widely on travel and tourism subjects. Paul leads a variety of cultural, birding and general interest tours out of Encarnación. He speaks English and Spanish.

PARTIAL CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL:


Born:  Liverpool, UK, December 18, 1976

EDUCATION:

University of Liverpool, BSc., 1998 (Zoology)
University of Southampton, M.A., 2000 (Zooarchaeology)

PUBLICATIONS:
Smith P. 2017. Distraction display of the southernmost subspecies of the Golden-crowned Warbler Basileuterus culicivorus azarae (Aves: Parulidae) and a need for more detailed documentation of paratreptic behaviours. Acta Ethologica 20: 187-189.

Smith P, Atkinson K. 2017. Observations of two predation events involving herps and birds. Herpetology Notes: in press.

Smith P. 2017.On the correct application of the generic name Polyborus Vieillot, 1816 (Aves: Falconidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 130: in press.

Smith P. 2017. The juvenile plumage of Sharp-tailed Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta (Aves: Tyrannidae). Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 25: in press.

Smith P. 2017. The identity of Azara's No. 315 “Ibiyau de cola extraña” and No. 316 “Ibiyau anónimo” (Aves: Caprimulgidae). Zootaxa: in press.


Bodrati A, Smith P, Del Castillo H, Trejo A. 2017. The Owls of Paraguay. In PL Enriquez (ed) Neotropical Owls: Diversity and Conservation. Springer. p619-631.

Smith P, Guller RM, Del Castillo H. 2017. Field Guide to the Birds of San Rafael National Park. ProCosara, Alto Vera, 254p.
LINK FOR PURCHASE. ALL PROCEEDS TO CONSERVATION.

Smith P. 2017. Ecoregional influences on the amphibian assemblage of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay. Natura Neotropicalis: in press.

Matthews A, Smith P. 2017. Breeding observations on Buff-bellied Puffbird Notharchus swainsoni (Piciformes: Bucconidae) at Rancho Laguna Blanca, San Pedro department, Paraguay. Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 25: in press.


Smith R, Hayes SE, Smith P, Dickens JK. 2017. Sleeping site preferences in Sapajus cay Illiger 1815 (Primates: Cebidae) in a disturbed fragment of Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest, Rancho Laguna Blanca, eastern Paraguay. Primates 57: in press.

Smith P., Rios S. 2017. Novel plumage aberrations in Paraguayan non-passerine birds, and the definition of a new plumage aberration unique to Psittacidae. Biodiversity and Natural History 3: 24-28.

Smith P., Owen R. 2017. Calyptophractus retusus
. Mammalian Species 49(947): 57-62.

Atkinson K, Smith P, Sarvary J. 2017. New and noteworthy snake species records (Colubridae and Dipsadidae) for “Reserva Natural” Laguna Blanca, Eastern Paraguay. Check List 13: 1-5.

Austin V, Sarvary J, Smith P. 2016. Burrowing Owls Athene cunicularia (Strigidae) respond with increased vigilance to calls of the Curl-crested Jay Cyanocorax cristatellus (Corvidae) in the Paraguayan Cerrado. Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 24: 1-8.

Centrón S, Smith P, del Castillo H, Clay RP, Pérez N. 2016. Distribution and status of the Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda (Aves: Galbulidae) in Paraguay. Revista Peruana de Biologia 23: 347-350.

Smith P, Garrett KL. 2016. The juvenile plumage of Quebracho Crested Tinamou Eudromia formosa (Aves: Tinamidae). Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 24: 334-337.

Smith P. 2016.Observations of novel adaptive foraging strategies adopted by Paraguayan birds. Boletin Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 21:103-108.

Smith P., Rios S, Petko O, Kitching I. 2016 Oxyteninae Jordan, 1924: first confirmed Paraguayan records (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). SHILAP 44: 553-556.

Smith P., Owen R. 2016. Marmosa constantiae
. Mammalian Species 48 (941): 123-129.

Smith P. 2016.
Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus: Is there any evidence that it ever occurred in Paraguay? Swan News 12: 17-22.

Smith P 2016. More comments and recommendations on Paraguayan “hypothetical” species: Rhea pennata (Rheidae), Buteogallus aequinoctialis (Accipitridae), Columbina passerina (Columbidae), Caprimulgus hirundinaceus (Caprimulgidae) and Atlapetes citrinellus (Emberizidae). Boletin Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 20: 53-56.

Rios Díaz S, Smith P, Ríos Quintana, Contreras Chialchia AO, Contreras Roque J.  2016. Primera aproximación a la composición faunística de los Saturniidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera) del Departamento de  Ñeembucú, República del Paraguay. Boletin Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 20: 57-64.

Petko O, Smith P, Stange L, Ríos S. 2016.
New antlion records (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) from Paraguay. Insecta Mundi 487: 1-8.

Smith, P. 2016. Striking plumage anomalies in two Tyrannidae (Passeriformes): Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus and Tropical Pewee Contopus cinereus from Paraguay. Ornithologia CEMAVE 9: 27-29.

Cacciali P, Scott N, Aquino Ortiz AL, Fitzgerald L, Smith P 2016. Annotated taxonomic and distributional checklist of the reptiles of Paraguay. Special Publications of the Museum of Southwestern Biology 11: 1-373.

Smith P, del Castillo H, Guest K. 2016. Birds of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay and the imminent threats to their conservation. Biodiversidad Neotropical 6: 55-67.

Smith P, Atkinson K, Brouard JP, Pheasey H 2016. Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro: Paraguay´s first Important Area for the Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles? Russian Journal of Herpetology 23: 25-34.

Clay RP., Smith P., Lird A. 2015. First record of Cory’s Bittern and the status of Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) in Paraguay. Journal of Heron Biology and Conservation 13:1-6.

Smith P. 2015. Observations of novel feeding tactics in Guira Cuckoo Guira guira (Aves: Cuculidae). Boletin Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 19: 58-61.

Brouard JP, Manders R, Smith P 2015. Elachistocleis matogrosso Caramaschi 2010, (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) first records for Paraguay. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 29: 97-98.

Smith P, Clay RP. 2015. Birding the Paraguayan Dry Chaco - The Big Six. Neotropical Birding 17: 40-46.

Smith P, Clay RP. 2015. Six new or important departmental herpetological records for Paraguay. Paraquaria Natural 3(1): 20-22.

Rios Díaz S, Smith P. 2015. Sobre la ocurrencia de Urania leilus Linnaeus (Lepidoptera, Uraniidae, Uraniinae) en el Paraguay. Paraquaria Natural 3(2): 19-21.

Smith P, Owen RD 2015. The subgenus Micoureus (Didelphidae: Marmosa) in Paraguay: morphometrics, distributions, and habitat associations. Mammalia 79: 463-471.

Smith P, Clay RP. 2015. New and noteworthy bird records from “Área de Reserva para Parque Nacional” San Rafael. Paraquaria Natural 3(2): 22-26.


Smith P, Rios Díaz S, Petko O, Atkinson K. 2015. The giant butterfly moths (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Castniidae) of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay with a new country record. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa 57: 304-306.

Smith P, Ríos Díaz S, Cibois A. 2015. Shedding more light on historical hypothetical records of some Paraguayan birds listed by A. de. W. Bertoni. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 122: 407-413.

Smith P. 2015. Un tatu bolita Tolypeutes matacus (Desmarest, 1804) con una amputación de la pierna delantera de Paraguay (Xenarthra: Dasypodidae). Paraguay Biodiversidad 2(8): 35-38.

Smith P, Derna R, del Castillo H, Alvarez A. 2015. Sympatry of Turquoise-fronted Amazona aestiva, Orange-winged A. Amazonica and Yellow-faced Amazons Alipiopsitta xanthops extends to the Paraguayan cerrado. Cotinga 37: 62-63.

Smith P, Derna R. 2015. On the status of Dusky-legged Guan Penelope obscura Temminck, 1815 (Aves: Cracidae) in Paraguay. Papéis Avúlsos de Zoologia, Sao Paulo 55(14): 211-216.

Smith P, Rios Díaz S. 2015. On supposed Paraguayan specimens of Sicalis columbiana and Saltator maxillosus in the Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay reported by Amarilla & Etcheverry (1996) with a discussion on Bertoni´s treatment of Saltator.  Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 19: 23-28.

Rios Díaz S, Smith P, Penco FC, González JM. 2015. Registros recientes de Ceretes marcelserres (Godart, [1824]) (Lepidoptera: Castniidae). Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay 19: 29-34.

Smith P. 2014. Natural history observations on the poorly-studied Quebracho Crested-Tinamou Eudromia formosa (Aves, Tinamiformes, Tinamidae). Historia Natural 4: 39-44.

Hostettler H, Smith P 2014. Long-trained Nightjar (Macropsalis forcipata) (Aves, Caprimulgidae): first Paraguayan record. Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 22: 411-414.

Smith P 2014. Cory´s Bittern: Morph, mutant or mixed bag?. Canadian Field Naturalist 128: 350-357.

Contreras-Chialchia AO, Smith P, 2014. A notable hybrid woodpecker (Campephilus leucopogon x melanoleucus) (Aves: Picidae) from Paraguay. Ornitologia Neotropical 25: 459-464.

Atkinson K, Smith R, Smith P 2014. Epicrates crassus (Eastern Rainbow Boa) Diet. Herpetological Review 45: 710.


Brouard JP, Smith P 2014. Elachistocleis bicolor (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) and Eupemphix nattereri (Amphibia: Anura: Leiuperidae): Morphological abnormalities from Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Paraguay. Herpetologia Brasileira 3: 85-87.

Smith P, Rios S. 2014.
On certain specimens reported for Paraguay by F. Schade & R. Masi Pallarés: Southern Wigeon Anas sibilatrix (Aves: Anatidae) and Azure- winged Tanager Thraupis cyanoptera (Aves: Thraupidae). Paraquaria Natural 2(2): 66-68.

Owen RD, Smith P, López-González C, Ruíz Díaz M 2014. First records of two species of bats (mammalia: Chiroptera: Emballonuridae and Phyllostomidae) from Paraguay. Boletín de la Sociedad Zoológica del Uruguay 23: 67-73.

Pagano LG, Smith P, Bodrati A 2014. El zorzalito colorado Catharus fuscescens en Argentina y Paraguay. Hornero 28: 79-83.

Smith P. 2014. First description of the nest and eggs of Fawn-breasted Wren Cantorchilus guarayanus. Cotinga 36: 71-73.

Smith P, Bland D, Clay RP. 2014. Waka Waka: The Giant Snipe Gallinago undulata in Paraguay. Neotropical Birding 15: 66-69.

Smith P 2014. The threatened, exploding frogs of the Paraguayan Chaco. Froglog 111: 26-28.

Smith P, Lesterhuis A, Clay RP 2014. Status and distribution of the doraditos (Tyrannidae: Pseudocolopteryx) in Paraguay, including a new country record. Brazilian Journal of Ornithology 22: p180-188.

Smith P, Cacciali P, Scott N, del Castillo H, Pheasey H, Atkinson K 2014. First record of the globally-threatened Cerrado endemic snake Philodryas livida (Amaral, 1923) (Serpentes, Dipsadidae) from Paraguay, and the importance of the Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca to its conservation. Cuadernos de Herpetologia 28: 169-171.

Smith P, Owen R, del Castillo H, Ortíz ML, Cabrera A 2014. Historical and recent records of Greater Grison Galictis vittata in Paraguay with nomenclatural notes. Small Carnivore Conservation 49: p43-47.

Smith P, Rios Diáz S 2014. Comments on supposed occurrence of Andean Avocet and American Oystercatcher in Paraguay.
Dutch Birding 36: 26-29.

Smith P, Cibois A, Straube F 2014. On the Paraguayan specimens of Nothura darwinii (Aves: Tinamidae) and Glaucis hirsutus (Aves: Trochilidae) in the collection of the Natural History Museum of Geneva (Switzerland), with a review of South Brazilian reports of the latter. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 121: 3-9.

Pheasey H, Smith P, Brouard JP, Atkinson K 2014. Vanzosaura rubricauda (Red-tailed Vanzosaur) bifurcation and trifurcation. Herpetological Review 45: 138-139.

Smith P, Pérez N, Derna R, Colmán A, del Castillo H, Álvarez A 2014. On the presence of Rusty-margined Flycatcher Myiozetetes cayanensis in Paraguay. Alauda 82: 71-72.

Smith P 2014. Physalaemus centralis (Central Weeping Frog) Vocalisation and Conservation. Herpetological Bulletin 126: 32-33.

Smith P 2013. Self-explanatory titles? Or more care required by authors, reviewers and editors? A reply to Kannan & James (2010). Indian Birds 8.6: p166-167.
Request pdf of Kannan & James (2010) from faunaparaguay@gmail.com

Ríos Díaz, S.D, Smith, P. 2013. Cuatro nuevas especies de Saturniidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera) para el Paraguay. Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay. 17: p86-90.

Smith P, Derna R, Wainwright B, Bromfield G, Nossent R, Betuel A 2013. Noteworthy Paraguayan records and range extensions of birds from the city of Encarnación, Departamento Itapúa, Paraguay. Atualidades Ornitologicas 174: p10-13.


Smith P 2013. Photospot: Weird Wings: The enigmatic Eleothreptus nightjars of Paraguay. Neotropical Birding 13: p43-46.

Smith P, Scott N, Cacciali P, Atkinson K 2013. Rhachidelus brazili Boulenger, 1908: First records from Paraguay and a clarification of the correct spelling of the generic name. Salamandra 49: p56-58.

Smith P, Scott N, Cacciali P, Atkinson K, Pheasey H 2013. Confirmation of the presence of Philodryas nattereri Steindachner, 1870 (Squamata: Dipsadidae) in Paraguay. Herpetozoa 26: p91-94.


Smith P, Rios S, Atkinson K, Mielke O, Casagrande M 2013. New Paraguayan Specimens and First Confirmed Phenological Data for Catharisa cerina Jordan 1911 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Revista Brasileira de Biociencias 11: p349-351.

Smith P, Fretes A 2013. Two unrelated species of birds (Myiopsitta monachus; Psittacidae and Coryphistera alaudina; Furnariidae) simultaneously building the same nest in the Paraguayan Chaco. Ecologia en Bolivia 48: p52-56.

Smith P, Pearman M, Betuel A. 2013.
An unusual record of Quebracho Crested Tinamou Eudromia formosa from the dry Chaco of Paraguay, with comments on distribution and behaviour of the species in Paraguay, Argentina and Bolivia. Bulletin British Ornithologists Club 133: p19-23.

Cacciali P, Smith P, Kallberg A, Pheasey H, Atkinson K  2013. Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes Lygophis paucidens Hoge, 1952: First record for Paraguay. Check List 9: p131-132.

González JM, Rios SD, Smith P 2013. Confirmation of the presence of Geyeria uruguayana (Burmeister, 1880) in Paraguay, with notes (Lepidoptera: Castniidae). SHILAP 41: p105-111.

Smith P, 2012. An observation of a pair of Aplomado Falcons Falco femoralis (Falconidae) following a bus to flush prey. Kempffiana 8: 22-24.

Rios S, Smith P 2012. Primeros registros de Hamadryas laodamia Cramer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) en el Paraguay. Reportes Ciéntificos de la FaCEN 3: p71-73.

Smith P, Rios S, Atkinson K, Mielke O, Casagrande M 2012. Almeidaia aidae Mielke & Casagrande (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae): First Record for Paraguay. Entomological News 123: p38-40.


Smith P 2012. Morphometrics of cerrado birds from Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay. The Ring 34: p51-67.


Smith P 2012.
Notes on the Diet of Tonatia bidens (Phyllostomidae) in Paraguay. Bat Research News 53: p59-60.

Smith P, 2012. Assessing the assessment, the relevance of the 2006 Paraguayan mammal Red List to the reality of Xenarthra conservation in 2012. Edentata 13: p18-28.

Smith P, Cacciali P, Atkinson K, Pheasey H, Motte M. 2012. New distributional records of amphibians for Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay (Amphibia). Check List 8: p903-907.

Smith P, Pheasey H, Atkinson K, Miller J, 2012. Records of the Phyllostomine bats Tonatia bidens (Spix, 1823) and Lophostoma silvicolum d´Orbigny, 1836 (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) associated with human dwellings in Paraguay. Chiroptera Neotropical 18: p1139-1143.

Smith P, Pheasey H, Atkinson K, Ramakers J, Sarvary J, 2012. The Didelphimorphia (Didelphidae) of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 56: p141–153.

Smith P 2012. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 53 Vampyressa pusilla. p1-10.

Smith P 2012. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 49 Chiroderma doriae. p1-9.

Smith P 2012. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 42 Gracilinanus microtarsus.  p1-12.

Smith P 2012. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 37 Anoura caudifer. p1-15.

Smith P 2012. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 2a Xenarthra. p1-37.

Smith P 2012. Handbook of the Reptiles of Paraguay Number 1 Micrablepharus maximiliani. p1-5.

Smith P 2011. Doing something Para La Tierra. Southern Lepidopterist´s News 33: p18-21.

Smith P, Cacciali P, Atkinson K, Kallberg A, Pheasey H. 2011. Nuevos registros de Gymnophthalmidae (Reptilia: Sauria) en la Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay y una clave para las especies Paraguayas. Notulas Faunisticas 81: p1-6.

Smith P, del Castillo H, Clay R, 2011. Nuevos registros y primera documentacion de Thraupis palmarum en Paraguay. Nuestras Aves 56: p35-37.

Smith, P., R. D. Owen, K. Atkinson, H. del Castillo, and E. Northcote-Smith.  2011. First records of the Southern Naked-tailed Armadillo Cabassous unicinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cingulata: Dasypodidae) in Paraguay.  Edentata, 12:53-57.

Smith P 2011. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 41 Marmosa constantiae. p1-7.

Smith P 2011. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 40 Cabassous unicinctus. p1-11.

Smith P 2010. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 1a Didelphidae. p1-38.

Smith P 2009. Finding Cath. Southern Lepidopterists' News 31: p23-25.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 38 Tonatia bidens. p1-11.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 37 Phyllostomus hastatus. p1-18.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 36 Phyllostomus discolor. p1-11.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 35 Gracilinanus agilis. p1-10.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 34 Cryptonanus chacoensis. p1-7.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 33 Didelphis aurita. p1-15.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 32 Thylamys pusillus. p1-9.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 31 Thylamys macrurus. p1-11.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 30 Marmosa paraguayana. p1-12.

Smith P 2009. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 9 Philander frenatus. p1-11.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 29 Lophostoma silvicolum. p1-15.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 28 Lophostoma brasiliense. p1-7.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 27 Macrophyllum macrophyllum. p1-9.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 26 Monodelphis sorex. p1-8.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 25 Cabassous chacoensis. p1-7.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 24 Chrotopterus auritus. p1-10.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 23 Noctilio leporinus. p1-16.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 22 Noctilio albiventris. p1-16.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 21 Peropteryx macrotis. p1-8.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 20 Calyptophractus retusus. p1-5.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 19 Metachirus nudicaudatus. p1-10.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 18 Monodelphis kunsi. p1-5.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 17 Lutreolina crassicaudata. p1-11.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 16 Caluromys lanatus. p1-8.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 15 Dasypus hybridus. p1-10.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 14 Dasypus septemcinctus. p1-7.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 13 Cabassous tatouay. p1-9.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 12 Chaetophractus vellerosus. p1-11.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 11 Chaetophractus villosus. p1-15.

Smith P 2008. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 10 Monodelphis domestica. p1-16.

Smith P, Clay RP 2008. Birding Paraguay the forgotten heart of South America. Neotropical Birding 3: p53-58.

Smith P, Betuel A, Batjes H 2008. Weights and Morphometrics of Dry Chaco Birds from Teniente Enciso National Park, Departamento Boquerón. Bellbird 3.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 8 Dasypus novemcinctus. p1-40.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 7 Tolypeutes matacus. p1-13.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 6 Priodontes maximus. p1-11.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 5 Euphractus sexcinctus. p1-19.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 4 Chironectes minimus. p1-11.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 3 Tamandua tetradactyla. p1-15.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 2 Myrmecophaga tridactyla. p1-21.

Smith P 2007. FAUNA Paraguay Handbook of the Mammals of Paraguay Number 1 Didelphis albiventris
. p1-21.

Smith P 2007. Female Plovercrest Stephanoxis lalandi Trapped in Caterpillar Silk: A Short Note. Bellbird 2.

Smith P 2007. A Probable Irruptive Event of Uniform Finch Haplospiza unicolor and a Summary of Previous Paraguayan Records. Bellbird 2.

Smith P 2007. Defensive Behaviour of a Captured White-eared Opossum Didelphis albiventris: A Short Note. Bellbird 2.

Cacciali P, Esquivel A, Elder C, Smith P, Brusquetti F 2007. A New Record of Proceratophrys avelinoi (Anura: Cycloramphidae) from Paraguay. Bellbird 2.


Smith P 2006. Interspecific aggression in nesting great kiskadees (Pitangus sulphuratus)  in Paraguay. Boletin SAO 16: p67-70.

Smith P, Batjes H, del Castillo H, Wainwright B 2006. Estancia Laguna Blanca: Paraguay´s forgotten treasure. Boletin SAO 16: p93-99.

Smith P 2006. Distraction Display of the White-browed Warbler Basileuterus leucoblepharus in Paraguay: A Short Note. Bellbird 1: p3-5.

Smith P 2006. Growth and Development of a Clutch of Southern House Wren Troglodytes aedon musculus in Encarnación, Southern Paraguay. Bellbird 1: p6-12.

Smith P 2006. Leptotyphlops sp Attacked by Owls. Bellbird 1: p13.

Smith P 2006. Prolonged Aggressive Territorial Encounter Between Two Hummingbird Species: A Short Note. Bellbird 1: p17-19.

Smith P, Betuel A 2006. Observations at a Nest of Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet Phylloscartes ventralis at Hotel Tirol, Departamento Itapúa, Southern Paraguay. Bellbird 1: p20-26.

Smith P, Betuel A 2006. Probable Double-brooding in Picui Ground-doves Columbina picui with Notes on Reproductive Behaviour from an Urban Nest in Encarnación, Southern Paraguay. Bellbird 1: p27-34.

Smith P, del Castillo H 2006. Common Tern Sterna hirundo A New Species for Paraguay. Bellbird 1: p35-37.

Smith P, del Castillo H, Batjes H, Wainwright B 2006 - Confirmation of Breeding of Eleothreptus candicans at Estancia Laguna Blanca, Paraguay, with Some Notes on Field Identification and Threats at the Site. Bellbird 1: p38-43.

Smith P, Wainwright B 2006. Second Record of Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus for Eastern Paraguay. Bellbird 1: p44-46.   

Smith P, Betuel A, Batjes H, Centrón S, del Castillo H 2006. An avifaunal inventory of Parque Nacional Teniente Agripino Enciso, Departamento Boquerón, northern Paraguay. FAUNA Paraguay Technical Publication 4.  

Smith P, del Castillo H, Bankovics A, Hansen L, Wainwright B 2006. An avifaunal inventory of San Rafael "National Park", Departamento Itapúa, southern Paraguay. FAUNA Paraguay Technical Publication 3.

Smith P, del Castillo H, Batjes H, Montiel M,  Wainwright B 2005. An avifaunal inventory of Estancia Laguna Blanca, Departamento San Pedro, northeastern Paraguay. FAUNA Paraguay Technical Publication 2.

Smith P, del Castillo H, Batjes H, Betuel A, Montiel M, Nossent R, Onley D, Wainwright B, Wechsler S 2005. An avifaunal inventory of Hotel Tirol, Departamento Itapúa, southern Paraguay. FAUNA Paraguay Technical Publication 1.

Smith P 2005. Bringing birding to the heart of South America. Winging It 17: p16-17.


POSTERS:
Sarvary J, Talbot A, Smith P 2013. Rastreo Satellital en Microchiroptera: Los problemas y sus soluciones. Jornadas Paraguayas de Mastozoologia.

Ruiz Díaz Sosa M, Cartes JL, Smith P, Owen RD, 2012. Primer reporte de Saccopteryx leptura Schreber, 1774 (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) y Mimon crenulatum E. Geoffroy, 1803 (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) en Paraguay. Jornadas Argentinas de Mastozoologia.

OTHERS:
Smith, Paul. 2014. Quebracho Crested-Tinamou (Eudromia formosa), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Para La Tierra (Brouard JP, Pheasey H, Smith P) 2014. Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay: Amphibians of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca. Field Museum of Natural History Rapid Color Guide #565.

Para La Tierra (Brouard JP, Smith P) 2014. Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay: Lizards, amphisbaenids and blind snakes of Laguna Blanca. Field Museum of Natural History Rapid Color Guide #567.

Para La Tierra (Brouard JP, Pheasey H, Smit JT, Atkinson K & Smith P) 2014. Departamento San Pedro, Paraguay: Snakes of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca. Field Museum of Natural History Rapid Color Guide #570.


Smith P 2011. Treat Basileuterus hypoleucus as conspecific with Basileuterus culicivorus. Proposal (493) to South American Classification Committee August 2011. Proposal passed.

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Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay
EcoRegistros
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Historia Natural
Ornitologia Neotropical
Therya
Wilson Journal of Ornithology
Zootaxa