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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia

Chris Merkord
  • Including the Philippines & Borneo Morten Strange Tuttle Publishing 2014 North Clarendon, Vermont United States http://www.tuttlepublishing.com/books-by-country/a-photographic-guide-to-the-birds-of-southeast-asia-vinyl-bound-paperback

    Illustrations: over 700 color photos covering 688 species, a distribution map for each of the 688 species

    Number of Pages: 400

    Length: 7.5

    Width: 5

    Weight: 21 oz


    The Birds of Thailand version has ISBNs of 0804844526 and 978-0804844529.

    English , Indo-Malay, , Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Province of China, Thailand, Viet Nam, No value 05/06/2014 0804844518 9780804844512 05/06/2014

Whether traveling through Southeast Asia or relaxing at home, bird lovers will enjoy this thorough and colorful birdwatching guide.


A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia is the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. It covers important bird species found in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, as well as southern China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines.


Of an estimated 10,000 living bird species in the world, Southeast Asia is home to over 3,000 of them—making this one of the most diverse avifaunal regions on the planet and a bird-watcher's paradise. This comprehensive guide covers over 660 species and has more than 700 color photographs. It is an invaluable guide to anyone planning a visit to Asia who is interested in birds. It gives a distribution map for each species and a checklist at the back.


Many of the photographs in this book appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to illustrate the most important species and their key features. The text provides vital information to ensure accurate identifications. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia is indispensable reading for bird lovers everywhere.

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