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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan

Author: Wong Tsu Shi

Published: 2013-07-09

Publisher's Description:

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Borneo (covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan) is perfect for resident and visitor alike.

High quality photographs from one of Borneo’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Borneo encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as of 2011 and its status in each state of Borneo.

Wong Tsu Shi, lives in Sabah, North Borneo. A keen photographer, his main interest is in the photo-documentation of the birds of Borneo and bird identification.


180 x 128 mm (7 x 5”). 176 pages. 50,000 words approx.
c.300 colour photographs


  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Indo-Malay
  • Countries Covered: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia
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  • Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing
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  • Series Title: Naturalists' Guides
  • Number in Series: 8
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  • Date Published: 09 Jul 2013
  • ISBN-10: 1906780684
  • ISBN-13: 9781906780685