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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesiaandlt;/iandgt; is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of Indonesia.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Because of its vast size and geographical location, Indonesia has the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of more than 1,600 speciesand#8212;of which 235 rare birds are only found in Indonesiaand#8212;making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;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.

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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia is a newly revised edition of the first—and best—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 species are only found in Indonesia, making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching.

This book covers a total of 912 species, including most of the non-migratory and endemic species that are seen only in Indonesia. A photograph and distribution map is given for each bird. Many new photographs 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.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Morten Strangeandlt;/bandgt; is a retired petroleum engineer, who worked in the oil business in Indonesia. He retired in 1986 and took up bird photography instead. He is interested in birds and wanted to contribute to the knowledge of birds in Indonesia. He has traveled all over the country to study and photograph the wild avifauna and to contribute knowledge and photographs to conservation organizations such as BirdLife International.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804842006
Subtitle:
Second Edition
Author:
Strange, Morten
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Photography-Nature and Landscape
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Subject:
birds; tropical birds; tropical bird identification; bird field guide
Subject:
bird books ; bird watching ; bird identification books
Subject:
tropical birds ; tropical bird book
Subject:
birds of prey; bird books; books about birds; asian birds; birds of indonesia
Subject:
indonesian birdwatching; birdwatching guide; photos of birds; indonesian birdwatching
Subject:
indonesia travel; indonesia travel guide; birder s guide; birdwatching; tropical birds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20121210
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1700 species; 920 color photographs, dis
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia is a newly revised edition of the first—and best—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 species are only found in Indonesia, making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching.

This book covers a total of 912 species, including most of the non-migratory and endemic species that are seen only in Indonesia. A photograph and distribution map is given for each bird. Many new photographs 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.

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