Thailand is probably the most popular destination for tourists in Asia, and birders have long travelled there to observe its wealth of wildlife. This comprehensive guide to the birds of Thailand is an indispensable field reference for birdwatchers, residents and visitors to the country alike. It covers all 950 species that have been recorded in Thailand, with 166 magnificent colour plates covering most plumage variations. Each plate is accompanied by concise text for each species and distinctive subspecies, detailing identification, voice, habitat and behaviour. In addition, there is a distribution map for every species, based on the very latest information.
Make the most of your time on EarthTM with The Rough Guide to Tanzania. The Rough Guide to Tanzania is the definitive guide to one of Africa's most beautiful destinations, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to the exotic Indian Ocean beaches of Zanzibar. You'll also find an in-depth and full-colour guide to Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and national parks, and the most accurate map of the magically labyrinthine Stone Town based on satellite imagery. From Tanzania's volcanic landscapes of Ngorongoro Crater to arranging a Serengeti safari, the guide includes practical information on getting there and around, plus reviews of the best Tanzanian hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping for all budgets. You'll find introductory sections on Tanzania's cultural customs, health, food, drink and outdoor activities as well as specialist Tanzanian tour operators and an introduction to learning Kiswahili. Rely on expert background information on everything from bull-fighting in Pemba through to the mosaic of ethnic groups in Tanzania. Explore all corners of this fascinating country with the clearest maps of any guide.
Indispensable guide to over 90 sites and areas, for birds as wellas other wildlife. Contains a checklist of Indian birds and thefirst comprehensive checklist of mammals.`I have been unableto find fault with the areas that I am familiar with and the mapsare almost like visiting the site again. It is full of detail onboth the major sites and a wealth of smaller sites, all of whichare well worth a visit. This means that the book has something forboth the first time visitor and regular Indian birders. This is awell thought-out book crammed with useful information; the authorsare to be congratulated. If you wish to see Indian birds, thisbook is an absolute must.' Nigel Lindsey
This new field guide covers all of the world's kites, vultures, harriers, hawks, buzzards, eagles, and falcons. Based on essential sections of the widely acclaimed handbook Raptors of the World by the same authors, but with updated text, maps, and plates, it shows every species in a selection of different plumages, with concise facing texts and distribution maps. It provides an easy-to-use and portable reference to one of the world's largest, most popular, and most challenging avian groups. A unique identification guide to all the world's raptors 118 color plates show 338 species in flight and perched Facing text summarizes size, confusion species, habitat, and behavioral and plumage differences Color distribution maps included for every species Ideal for use in the field, anywhere in the world