Birds of South East Asia

Birds of South East Asia

The authoritative text is accompanied by over 140 full-colour plates painted by a range of expert artists and covering major plumage variations.

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472924254

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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The up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the 1270 species and distinctive subspecies of this magnificent bird-rich region. The authoritative text is accompanied by over 140 full-colour plates painted by a range of expert artists and covering major plumage variations. Birds of South-East Asia is a complete field and reference guide to the birds of Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. It also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo and the Philippines.
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Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

This is the first-time flexi-cover edition of this classic field guide, which is the definitive volume on the region's birdlife.

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Helm

ISBN: 1472970403

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Page: 544

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This is the first-time flexi-cover edition of this classic field guide, which is the definitive volume on the region's birdlife. This award-winning book, which was first published in 2000, was fully updated in 2009 to include 76 new species for the region that were recent new discoveries for science, taxonomic 'splits' or had been recorded there for the first time. This comprehensive field guide to the birds of South-East Asia covers all of the 1,327 species recorded in the region and each has been fully illustrated. This edition has many new artworks and 16 more colour plates than the original guide, and the text has been meticulously updated to take in all the most recent information. The vast diversity of South-East Asian birdlife attracts increasing numbers of birdwatchers each year. Covering Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia, this unique and indispensable guide covers in detail the identification, voice, breeding, status, habitat and distribution of all the species and distinctive subspecies of the region.
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Birds of South East Asia

Birds of South East Asia

The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice and distribution maps."

Author: Norman Arlott

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0007429541

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Page: 448

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This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series - the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers. Every species of bird you might encounter in the region is featured, apart from non-established introductions. This includes coverage of China (south of the line used to define the Palearctic), Hainan (treated separately from SE China), Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and the Coco Islands. As many of the major subspecies as possible are also included. Beautiful artwork depicts their breeding plumage, and non-breeding plumage when it differs significantly. The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice and distribution maps.
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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia

Many of the photographs in this book appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important species and their key features. The text provides vital information to ensure accurate identifications.

Author: Morten Strange

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 0804844518

Category: Nature

Page: 400

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Whether traveling through Southeast Asia or relaxing at home, bird lovers will enjoy this thorough and colorful bird watching guide. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia is the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. It covers important bird species found in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines. Of an estimated 10,000 living bird species in the world, Southeast Asia is home to over 3,000 of them—making this one of the most diverse avifaunal regions on the planet and a birdwatcher's paradise. This comprehensive guide covers over 660 species and has more than 700 color photographs. It is an invaluable guide to anyone planning a visit to Asia who is interested in birds. It gives a distribution map for each species and a checklist at the back. Many of the photographs in this book appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important species and their key features. The text provides vital information to ensure accurate identifications. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia is indispensable reading for bird lovers everywhere.
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The 125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia

The 125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia

The book is edited by Yong Ding Li and Low Bing Wen who have brought together a team of contributors, each with in-depth experience of the sites presented.

Author: Ding Li Yong

Publisher:

ISBN: 1912081520

Category: Bird watching

Page: 404

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An expanded and fully updated edition of the successful The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia. This lavishly illustrated guide describes the 125 best sites for viewing both common and rare species in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. Alongside a map of the area, detailed descriptions of each site cover the type of terrain and specific spots at which certain species are likely to be encountered. Other sections cover access and possible accommodation, as well as important indicators to conservation issues. A fact file for each site lists the nearest town; the type of habitat; key lowland, montane and winter species to be seen as well as other wildlife specialities, and the best time to visit. The book is edited by Yong Ding Li and Low Bing Wen who have brought together a team of contributors, each with in-depth experience of the sites presented.
Categories: Bird watching

A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia

A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia

"This book is a major contribution to the ornithology of South East Asia, one of the world's most biologically diverse regions.

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher:

ISBN: 0691050120

Category: Nature

Page: 504

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Famous for its vast diversity of birdlife, Southeast Asia is an increasingly popular destination for birders and ecotourists. Travelers, however, have long been without an up-to-date, comprehensive bird guide to this fascinating region. A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia fills this need, illustrating and describing all 1,250 species found in Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. The book also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, and the Philippines.The introduction presents an overview of the entire region, encompassing information on climate, habitats, and conservation, as well as birdwatching hints and explanations on how to use the book most effectively. One hundred and four color plates, painted by a group of leading artists, depict all species and the majority of distinctive subspecies of the region in every major plumage variation, including variations by age and sex. The text provides unrivaled detail on identification (including comparisons of similar species) and covers voice, habitat, behavior, range, status, and breeding--all vital aids for identification in the field.A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia is a milestone in ornithological publishing and an indispensable field and reference tool.
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A Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

A Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

The first comprehensive guide to the reptiles of this region, "A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia" covers all the reptiles recorded from mainland South-East Asia, from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to Singapore ...

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132200432

Category: Birds

Page: 544

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South-East Asia is one of the richest parts of the world in terms of reptiles. The first comprehensive guide to the reptiles of this region, "A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia" covers all the reptiles recorded from mainland South-East Asia, from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, as well as the islands of the Great Sundas (including Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Bali). A detailed account with key identification characteristics, habitat and behaviour is included for each species, from crocodiles, tortoises and turtles, to lizards and snakes. Every recognized species is described, and 74 magnificent specially commissioned colour plates by top wildlife artists depict nearly 700 major species in meticulous detail. Where useful, details such as plastrons (for turtles and tortoises), juveniles, variants and head patterns are also shown on the plates.
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Birds of East Asia

Birds of East Asia

Over 900 species from both the Paleoarctic and Oriental regions including a wide range of Arctic, Temperate and sub-Tropical birds.

Author: Mark Brazil

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780713670400

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 174

Over 900 species from both the Paleoarctic and Oriental regions including a wide range of Arctic, Temperate and sub-Tropical birds.
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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Thailand

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Thailand

Included are the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indochina, as well as those found in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This book covers 668 species and contains more than 700 colour photographs.

Author: Morten Strange

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462914340

Category: Nature

Page: 400

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Tuttle is proud to present the very first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. Included are the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indochina, as well as those found in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This book covers 668 species and contains more than 700 colour photographs. There is a distribution map for each species. Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important species. The concise text provides vital information that will ensure accurate identification of species in one of the world's most diverse avifauna regions. Indispensable reading for all bird lovers.
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Southeast Asia Birds

Southeast Asia Birds

Southeast Asia, as covered in this guide, includes Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Sumatra, Borneo, Cambodia, & the Philippines.

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Pocket Naturalist Guides

ISBN: 1583559612

Category: Nature

Page: 12

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Southeast Asia, as covered in this guide, includes Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Sumatra, Borneo, Cambodia, & the Philippines. From incredible mountains to lush mangroves, a vast range of wildlife can be found throughout this area's diverse eco-regions. Southeast Asia Wildlife is the essential pocket-sized, reference guide to have while traveling here. This wonderfully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians with detailed descriptions. A back panel map showing the most prominent wildlife viewing hotspots is also included. Laminated for durability, this guide will conveniently fold to fit into a pocket for quick and easy access.
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Tropical Birds

Tropical Birds

Illustrated with over 100 beautiful color photographs, showing the birds in their natural habitats, this book will delight both keen bird watchers and beginners alike. Common as well as scientific names are given for each bird.

Author:

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462913916

Category: Nature

Page: 64

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This handy birdwatching field guide is an excellent introduction to the fantastic array of birds found in Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia is home to a remarkable array of bird species—the most diverse on Earth. These birds range in size from the tiny Orange-bellied Flowerpeckers living within the rainforest, to massive White-bellied Sea-Eagles. They vary in color from drab, olive babblers, to exquisitely-hued kingfishers. This bird guide features 96 typical species and clearly describes their special characteristics. Many are easy–to–find birds adapted to living around cities and towns, while others can be seen in nature reserves. Illustrated with over 100 beautiful color photographs, showing the birds in their natural habitats, this book will delight both keen bird watchers and beginners alike. Common as well as scientific names are given for each bird.
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New Holland Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

New Holland Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

But are they gentle giants or finely tuned killing machines? This book provides the answers, exploring the world of these huge snakes on a fascinating journey through the five continents they inhabit.

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 1843307464

Category: Birds

Page: 304

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Few reptiles command more respect than the mighty boas and pythons. From 11-metre-long anacondas in the Amazon to the diminutive Javelin Sand Boa, no longer than 80 centimetres, these are the longest members of the snake family. Supremely beautiful, they embody power and grace. But are they gentle giants or finely tuned killing machines? This book provides the answers, exploring the world of these huge snakes on a fascinating journey through the five continents they inhabit. It describes the distribution, habitat, life and habits of all known species of boa and python, as well as highlighting the threats these magnificent creatures face from habitat destruction, hunting and climate change. Also included are the often overlooked but fascinating basal snakes, primitive relatives of the boas and pythons. Lavishly illustrated throughout with stunning photographs (many taken by the author), "Boas and Pythons of the World" provides comprehensive and authoritative information in a lively and accessible format - a fitting celebration of one of the most fascinating yet little-known groups in the reptile world. This title is suitable for- anyone interested in reptiles, and snakes in particular; general wildlife conservation interest; and, experienced naturalists and interested amateurs alike.
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A Naturalist s Guide to the Birds of China

A Naturalist s Guide to the Birds of China

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most representative of Southeast China covers Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, and Shanghai.

Author: Ding Li Yong

Publisher:

ISBN: 1909612235

Category: Birds

Page: 176

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This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most representative of Southeast China covers Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, and Shanghai. High quality photographs from the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Southeast China encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2011.
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Birds of South East Asia

Birds of South East Asia

This is the first-time flexi-cover edition of this classic field guide, which is the definitive volume on the region's birdlife.

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 1472916697

Category: Birds

Page: 544

View: 275

Categories: Birds