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Birds of Borneo: Brunei, Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan (Princeton Field Guides)

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This is the first comprehensive field guide to illustrate and describe the varied bird species of Borneo, an ecologically significant island comprising Brunei, the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, and the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan. With close to 1,600 beautiful color illustrations and 630 color distribution maps, this up-to-date guide identifies and details more than 620 bird species by key characteristics and habitat information. It also includes all recently split species, and provides full coverage of the Bornean endemics and distinctive races when they differ from their counterparts on neighboring islands or in mainland Southeast Asia.

Birds of Borneo is the essential resource for all birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts interested in this remarkable and unique region.

  • A convenient single-volume guide to the bird species of Borneo
  • Up-to-date information on key characteristics and habitats
  • Close to 1,600 color illustrations of more than 620 bird species
  • 630 color distribution maps
  • Includes recently split species and distinctive Bornean races

Review:

"Quite simply, the book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in Asian birds, or anyone heading to the land of the Sea Dayaks and the White Rajahs" --Keith Barnes, Birding

Synopsis:

"Myers is clearly an expert on the birds of Borneo, and she has gathered a lot of information together. Birds of Borneo offers sound scholarship, solid coverage of subspecies, concise general range and status descriptions, fine treatment of habitat and behavior, and good illustrations. I'm delighted at its publication and look forward to using it in the field."--Rosa Ann Rowlett, Field Guides Inc.

Synopsis:

This is the first comprehensive field guide to illustrate and describe the varied bird species of Borneo, an ecologically significant island comprising Brunei, the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, and the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan. With close to 1,600 beautiful color illustrations and 630 color distribution maps, this up-to-date guide identifies and details more than 620 bird species by key characteristics and habitat information. It also includes all recently split species, and provides full coverage of the Bornean endemics and distinctive races when they differ from their counterparts on neighboring islands or in mainland Southeast Asia.

Birds of Borneo is the essential resource for all birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts interested in this remarkable and unique region.

  • A convenient single-volume guide to the bird species of Borneo
  • Up-to-date information on key characteristics and habitats
  • Close to 1,600 color illustrations of more than 620 bird species
  • 630 color distribution maps
  • Includes recently split species and distinctive Bornean races

About the Author

Susan Myers is an experienced birder and naturalist based in Melbourne, Australia. She has led tours throughout Asia for Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for more than fifteen years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691143507
Author:
Myers, Susan
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Illustrator:
Allen, Richard
Illustrator:
Burn, Hilary
Location:
Princeton
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds and Natural History
Subject:
Biological Sciences.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Bird Guides
Subject:
Popular science
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Princeton Field Guides
Publication Date:
September 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1,592 color illus. 630 maps.
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6 in 19 oz

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Product details 272 pages Princeton University Press - English 9780691143507 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Quite simply, the book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in Asian birds, or anyone heading to the land of the Sea Dayaks and the White Rajahs" --Keith Barnes, Birding
"Synopsis" by , "Myers is clearly an expert on the birds of Borneo, and she has gathered a lot of information together. Birds of Borneo offers sound scholarship, solid coverage of subspecies, concise general range and status descriptions, fine treatment of habitat and behavior, and good illustrations. I'm delighted at its publication and look forward to using it in the field."--Rosa Ann Rowlett, Field Guides Inc.
"Synopsis" by , This is the first comprehensive field guide to illustrate and describe the varied bird species of Borneo, an ecologically significant island comprising Brunei, the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, and the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan. With close to 1,600 beautiful color illustrations and 630 color distribution maps, this up-to-date guide identifies and details more than 620 bird species by key characteristics and habitat information. It also includes all recently split species, and provides full coverage of the Bornean endemics and distinctive races when they differ from their counterparts on neighboring islands or in mainland Southeast Asia.

Birds of Borneo is the essential resource for all birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts interested in this remarkable and unique region.

  • A convenient single-volume guide to the bird species of Borneo
  • Up-to-date information on key characteristics and habitats
  • Close to 1,600 color illustrations of more than 620 bird species
  • 630 color distribution maps
  • Includes recently split species and distinctive Bornean races

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