A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

Author: Robert Kennedy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198546689

Category: Nature

Page: 369

View: 5827

'... it is hoped that this book will 'Kick-start' interest in the Philippine's birds, both at home and abroad, before it is too late' Birding World

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

Author: Robert Hutchinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912081530

Category:

Page: 176

View: 6705

Now fully revised, this easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in the Philippines is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the Philippines' top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography, climate, habitat types, biogeography, the main sites for viewing the listed species and tips for identifying birds in the field. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of the Philippines encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names as well as vernacular names, and its global status.

A Photographic Guide to Birds of the Philippines

Author: Tim Fisher,Nigel Hicks

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 9781847738301

Category: Birds

Page: 144

View: 525

Over 250 species are included in this guide to the birds of the Philippines, with clear colour photographs, a regional distribution map and thumbnail silhouettes to help readers identify each species.

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Thailand

Including Southeast Asia & the Philippines

Author: Morten Strange

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914349

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 4684

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.

Birds of the Philippines

Author: Norman Arlott

Publisher: Collins Field Guides

ISBN: 9780008102395

Category:

Page: 400

View: 947

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 the Greater Sundas (Sumatra, Java, Bali and Borneo), the Philippines and Wallacea (Sulawesi, the Lesser Sundas and the Moluccas [Maluku]). Also included are the endemic species from Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean. 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.

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia

Second Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462910327

Category: Nature

Page: 544

View: 9295

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of Indonesia. Because of its vast size and geographical location, Indonesia has the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of more than 1,600 species—of which 235 rare birds are only found in Indonesia—making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching. This bird field guide covers a total of 912 species, including most of the non-migratory and endemic species that are seen only in Indonesia and a number of threatened and endangered species. A photograph and distribution map is given for each bird. Many new photographs of Indonesian birds appear in this volume for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the important characteristics of each bird. The concise text provide vital information, and an index of common names is provided at the back of the book.

Birds of South-East Asia

Concise Edition

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147292424X

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 9584

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.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

Author: Allen Jeyarajasingam,Alan Pearson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199639426

Category: Nature

Page: 449

View: 1234

A fully comprehensive, modern field guide to all of the bird species in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Featuring numerous colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of the key identification features, the book will be equally valuable for ornithologists and birdwatchers.

A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 9781780090498

Category: ASEAN community

Page: 544

View: 6444

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.

Birds of East Asia

China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Russia

Author: Mark Brazil

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0691139261

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 2341

"Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm ... London"--T.p. verso.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Bali

The Greater Sunda Islands

Author: John MacKinnon,Karen Phillipps

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198540342

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 819

The islands of Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Bali are ecologically one of the richest, most biologically complex areas in the world, sought out by thousands of knowledgeable nature lovers every year for the spectacular variety of wildlife and beautiful vistas. This book provides the first complete identification guides to the birds of this teeming tropical paradise. It gives descriptions of 820 regional species, illustrated in 88 specially commissioned color plates accompanied by notes detailing distinctive features and habitats. Entries cover nomenclature, plumage, markings, voice, global range, distribution and regional status, habits, and diet. The main text gives practical information on where to find many exotic species, citing major birdwatching locations. Introductory chapters discuss habitats, climate, land-use, and conservation concerns. Professional ornithologists and amateur bird watchers alike will find this the indispensable bird guide for eastern Malaysia and western Indonesia for many years to come. It is also an unrivalled source of information for casual travellers and ecotourists.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Japan

Author: Joseph A. Massey,Koichiro Sonobe,Jane Washburn Robinson

Publisher: Kodansha America

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 9779

Describes the characteristics and range of Japanese loons, swans, geese, ducks, pelicans, gulls, terns, storks, cranes, sandpipers, hawks, falcons, owls, pigeons, swifts, woodpeckers, larks, swallows, thrushes, and starlings

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh

Author: Bikram Grewal,Sumit Sen,Sarwandeep Singh,Nikhil Devasar,Garima Bhatia

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691176493

Category: Nature

Page: 792

View: 9945

This is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent. Every distinct species and subspecies—some 1,375 in all—is covered with photographs, text, and maps. The guide features more than 4,000 stunning photographs, many never before published, which have been carefully selected to illustrate key identification features of each species. The up-to-date facing-page text includes concise descriptions of plumage, voice, range, habitat, and recent taxonomic changes. Each species has a detailed map reflecting the latest distribution information and containing notes on status and population density. The guide also features an introduction that provides an overview of birdlife and a brief history of ornithology in India and its neighbors. The result is an encyclopedic photographic guide that is essential for everyone birding anywhere in the subcontinent. Covers all 1,375 subcontinental bird species Features more than 4,000 stunning photographs to aid quick field identification Includes up-to-date facing-page text and range maps Contains concise descriptions of plumage, voice, habitat, and much more

Fishes of the Philippines

A Guide to Identification of Families

Author: Genevieve Broad

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fishes

Page: 510

View: 3847

A Photographic Guide to Birds of China

Including Hong Kong

Author: John McKinnon,Nigel Hicks

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 9781859749692

Category: Birds

Page: 144

View: 7537

Over 250 species of bird are included in this useful guide, each description supported by a clear photograph. The introduction explains how to use the guide effectively and also contains fascinating information on bird biology and behaviour.

Birds of New Guinea

Second Edition

Author: Thane K. Pratt,Bruce M. Beehler

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400865115

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 6960

This is the completely revised edition of the essential field guide to the birds of New Guinea. The world’s largest tropical island, New Guinea boasts a spectacular avifauna characterized by cassowaries, megapodes, pigeons, parrots, cuckoos, kingfishers, and owlet-nightjars, as well as an exceptionally diverse assemblage of songbirds such as the iconic birds of paradise and bowerbirds. Birds of New Guinea is the only guide to cover all 780 bird species reported in the area, including 366 endemics. Expanding its coverage with 111 vibrant color plates—twice as many as the first edition—and the addition of 635 range maps, the book also contains updated species accounts with new information about identification, voice, habits, and range. A must-have for everyone from ecotourists to field researchers, Birds of New Guinea remains an indispensable guide to the diverse birds of this remarkable region. 780 bird species, including 366 found nowhere else 111 stunning color plates, twice the number of the first edition Expanded and updated species accounts provide details on identification, voice, habits, and range 635 range maps Revised classification of birds reflects the latest research

Birds of the Philippines

Author: Pedro C. Gonzales,Colin P. Rees

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Birds

Page: 184

View: 9885

Birds of Mexico and Central America

Author: Ber van Perlo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 7303

Birds of Mexico and Central America is the only field guide to illustrate and describe every species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Written and illustrated by Ber van Perlo, this handsome work covers more than 1,500 species. Information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls is included as are distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence. Enhanced with ninety-eight color plates, the book provides illustrations of all plumages for the adult males and females as well as the juveniles of each species. Illustrations appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference. Comprehensive and highly portable, this guide is a must for any birdwatcher visiting the region. More than 1,500 species described and illustrated Information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls Distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence Illustrations of all plumages for each species 98 color plates, which appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference Comprehensive and highly portable A must for all birdwatchers visiting the region