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Phillips’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Chris Merkord
  • Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan Quentin Phillipps Karen Phillipps John Beaufoy Publishing 2014 http://johnbeaufoy.com/phillips-field-guide-to-the-birds-of-borneo/

    210 x 148 mm (8¼ x 5¾“)

    372 pages, 100,000 words approx.

    141 full colour plates, 600 distribution maps, 12 maps.

    English , Indo-Malay, , Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, No value 02/01/2014 9781909612150 No value

Published to great critical acclaim in 2009 and with a 2nd edition in 2011, this is a fully revised and updated edition of the most user-friendly field guide to the birds of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and the Indonesian states of Kalimantan. The book gives descriptions of 669 species living or reported on the island, including 51 endemic species.These are superbly illustrated in 141 colour plates with more than 2,000 full colour bird images, including most of the sexual variants and immature forms of polymorphic species. Each plate is accompanied by species descriptions covering taxonomy, size, call, range, distribution, habits and status. Distribution is shown by detailed thumbnail maps. There are 7 habitat plates, 12 regional maps showing Borneo’s top 130 birdwatching sites, fast-find graphic indexes to the birds of Kinabalu, and a full overview of vegetation, climate and ecology.

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