A Photographic guide to the birds of Indonesia
- The first comprehensive photographic guide
to the birds of Indonesia ever available, this superb volume covers
686 species in one of the world's most diverse avifauna regions.
The highlight of this book is its almost 700 stunning colour photographs--many
appearing here for the first time. Attractive and easy to use, this
guide is indispensable reading for all bird lovers.
A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra,
Java, and Bali
This book provides a complete identification
guide to the birds of this important region, including descriptions
and colour illustrations of all 820 species found there, many of
which do not occur anywhere else. Information is provided on where
to look for endemic and insular forms and on major birding localities.
Introductory chapters discuss habitats, climate, land-use, and
conservation. This volume is intended for reference and for pleasure,
for amateur and professional ornithologists, for birdwatchers and
for tourists to Indonesia and region.
A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
- A new flexi-cover edition of this superb and
influential book is now available (UK) making it far more useful
in the field. The birds of South-East Asia details the identification,
voice, breeding, status, habitat and distribution of the 1250 species
and distinctive sub-species of the region covering Thailand,
Vietnam, Singapore, West Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. The
illustrations are excellent and Craig Robson's text reflects his
position as one of the foremost ornithological authorities of S.E.Asia.
Indispensable for anyone visiting the area.
Where to watch birds in Asia
This guide to birdwatching in Asia deals with
over 250 sites in detail, and more in passing, from Turkey to Thailand
and India to Indonesia. It is designed as much for pre-planning
birding trips as for use in the country or countries on the itinerary.
The countries are dealt with alphabetically and after a general
introduction, there are site details, which include a list of birds
to be seen, organized under the headings "Endemics", "Specialities" and "Others";
a list of "Other Wildlife" is also included where there
is something of particular interest.
A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines
- A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines" is
the first and only guide that covers all 572 species of birds known
to occur within the 7,100 islands that make up the Philippines. The
Philippine avifauna includes some 170 endemics - species that are
not found anywhere else in the world - and is thus of interest to
avid birders around the world.
A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast
Asia : Including the Philippines & Borneo
- Field Guide to the Birds of Mainland Southeast
Asia covers the rare and exotic birds of the region including Malaysia,
Thailand, Indochina, Borneo, South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peninsular
Malaysia and Singapore
Though only illustrating 252 species (which
is more than we saw!), this helped to clinch the identification
of several species where the colours in Lekagul are poor (for Malaysian
forms) e.g. Mountain Imperial Pigeon, and the two "chestnut" laughing
Recommended travel books for The East Indies:
Lonely Planet : Indonesia's Eastern Islands
The tri-coloured lakes of Keli Mutu on Flores have
a habit of changing colour in their volcanic craters. This guide includes
travel information for Lombok, Flores, Sumbawa, Sumba, Timor, Komodo, Rinca,
Alor and Solor Archipelagos, Roti and Sabu
Get by in Indonesian: the All-in-one Language and
Travel Guide: Travel Pack
Combining a language course with travel information,
this pack consists of a guidebook for visitors to Indonesia, an accompanying
audio-cassette, and a booklet which summarizes phrases and conversations
and is designed for quick reference. The guidebook contains phrases, dialogues,
a 1000-word dictionary, and information on topics such as transport, accommodation,
shopping, food and drink, entertainments and emergencies. Fold-out flaps
carry key phrases, numbers, a short pronunciation guide and a map. The
cassette presents model dialogues and pronunciation tips.
Indonesia: the Rough Guide
Written since the coup, this guide covers practicalities
of travel in this Southeast-Asian archipelago, from catching the right
city "bemo" to negotiationg a boat ride, from wildlife and trekking
to surfing and scuba, with directions to the best places to eat