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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Chris Merkord
  • Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan Wong Tsu Shi John Beaufoy Publishing 2013 http://johnbeaufoy.com/a-naturalists-guide-to-the-birds-of-borneo/

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

    c.300 colour photographs

    English , Indo-Malay, , Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Naturalists' Guides 8 No value 07/09/2013 1906780684 9781906780685 No value

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.

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