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The Following Reports are available from Turkmenistan:
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Some Useful bird books for Turkmenistan:
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Birds of Central Asia (Helm Field Guides) [Paperback]
Manuel Schweizer et al: Buy from or

  • Birds of Central Asia is the first field guide to include the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, along with neighbouring Afghanistan. This vast area includes a diverse variety of habitats, and the avifauna is similarly broad, from sandgrouse, ground jays and larks on the vast steppe and semi-desert to a broad range of raptors, and from woodland species such as warblers and nuthatches to a suite of montane species, such as snowcocks, accentors and snowfinches.

Collins Bird Guide
Lars Svensson et al: Buy from or

  • An excellent field guide covering most of the birds of the region. Stunning drawings by the worlds finest bird illustrators. (and it shows.) Check out the Wheatears and Larks and some of the other difficult to identify birds of Kazakstan.

Birds of the Middle East
R.F. Porter, S. Christensen, P. Schiermacker-Hansen: Buy from or

  • If your going to this region you must buy this book. It is a great break through. Comprehensive and complete, it eliminates the need to carry too many books in the field: we know how important that is! The text is well written by experts, and many of the plates are fantastic; those by John Gale especially stand out; just dream about those raptors! Birds of the Middle East" is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this region. It covers most of the species, likely to be seen in the area

Where to watch birds in Asia
Wheatley, Nigel: Buy from or

  • 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.

Recommended travel books for Turkmenistan

Bradt Travel Guides: Turkmenistan
Paul Brummell: Buy from or

  • Written by the former British ambassador to Turkmenistan this is the first English guidebook to this fascinating region, a desert republic of stunning natural beauty. Home to some unique wildlife including the huge Desert Monitor. Pioneer travelers are on their way, birdwatchers will follow. This guide has all the information you need to join them.


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