By Morten Strange
Periplus is proud to provide the first actual finished photographic advisor to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. integrated are the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indochina, in addition to these present in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
This publication covers 668 species and comprises greater than seven-hundred colour pictures. there's a distribution map for every species.
Many of the images during this superb quantity look for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach crucial species. The concise textual content offers very important details that may confirm exact id of species in a single of the main assorted avifauna areas. fundamental examining for all chook lovers.
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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo by Morten Strange