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Birds of South-East Asia

Author: Craig Robson
Publisher: London : Christopher Helm, 2015. ©2005
Series: Helm field guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Concise editionView all editions and formats
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The up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the 1270 species and distinctive subspecies of this magnificent bird-rich region. The authoritative text is accompanied by over 140 full-colour plates painted by a range of expert artists and covering major plumage variations. Birds of South-East Asia is a complete field and reference guide to the birds of Thailand, Peninsular  Read more...
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Robson, Craig.
Birds of South-East Asia.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Robson
ISBN: 9781472924254 1472924258 9781472924247 147292424X
OCLC Number: 909772543
Notes: "Condensed version of A field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Robson 2000)"--Page 5.
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Species account/plate information; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations & conventions; Glossary; Avian topography; Plates and species accounts; PLATE 1 SCRUBFOWL, FRANCOLINS, PARTRIDGES, QUAILS & BUTTONQUAILS; PLATE 2 ARBOROPHILA PARTRIDGES & FERRUGINOUS PARTRIDGE; PLATE 3 PARTRIDGES, PHEASANTS, TRAGOPANS, MONALS & JUNGLEFOWL; PLATE 4 LOPHURA PHEASANTS; PLATE 5 PHEASANTS & GREEN PEAFOWL; PLATE 6 GEESE, SHELDUCKS, WHITE-WINGED DUCK & COMB DUCK; PLATE 7 WHISTLING-DUCKS, COTTON PYGMY-GOOSE & TYPICAL DUCKS; PLATE 8 DABBLING DUCKS. Plate 9 red-crested pochard & diving ducksplate 10 pink-headed duck, mergansers, grebes & loons; plate 11 wrynecks, piculets & smaller typical woodpeckers; plate 12 dendrocopos woodpeckers; plate 13 picus woodpeckers; plate 14 miscellaneous woodpeckers; plate 15 large woodpeckers & barbets; plate 16 honeyguides & barbets; plate 17 larger hornbills; plate 18 smaller hornbills, common hoopoe & rollers; plate 19 trogons; plate 20 kingfishers; plate 21 kingfishers; plate 22 clamator & hawk cuckoos & coral-billed ground cuckoo; plate 23 cuculus cuckoos, drongo cuckoo & asian koel. Plate 24 smaller cuckoosplate 25 malkohas & coucals; plate 26 bee-eaters & small parrots; plate 27 cockatoos & parakeets; plate 28 swiftlets & treeswifts; plate 29 needletails & typical swifts; plate 30 smaller owls; plate 31 larger owls; plate 32 owls & frogmouths; plate 33 nightjars; plate 34 columba & imperial pigeons; plate 35 doves & cuckoo doves; plate 36 green pigeons; plate 37 miscellaneous doves & pigeons; plate 38 bustards, cranes & masked finfoot; plate 39 crakes, gallinules & jacanas; plate 40 crakes & rails; plate 41 eurasian woodcock & snipes; plate 42 godwits, curlews & ruff. Plate 43 sandpipers, tattlers, turnstones & dowitchersplate 44 larger sandpipers; plate 45 small sandpipers; plate 46 smaller sandpipers & red-necked phalarope; plate 47 painted-snipes, pratincoles & various large waders; plate 48 stilts, pied avocet, ringed plovers & crab-plover; plate 49 charadrius plovers; plate 50 pluvialis plovers & lapwings; plate 51 larger gulls & black-legged kittiwake; plate 52 smaller gulls; plate 53 jaegers, indian skimmer, pelagic terns & noddies; plate 54 crested & typical terns; plate 55 coastal, riverine & marsh terns. Plate 56 bazas, oriental honey-buzzard, bat hawk & kitesplate 57 osprey, sea eagles & fish eagles; plate 58 vultures; plate 59 miscellaneous raptors; plate 60 harriers; plate 61 accipiters; plate 62 northern goshawk & buzzards; plate 63 aquila eagles; plate 64 black, imperial & hieraaetus eagles; plate 65 hawk eagles; plate 66 falconets & smaller falcons; plate 67 falcons; plate 68 darter, cormorants & frigatebirds; plate 69 egrets & pond herons; plate 70 herons, spoonbills & pelicans; plate 71 little heron, night herons & bitterns; plate 72 greater flamingo, ibises & adjutants.
Series Title: Helm field guides.
Other Titles: Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia
Responsibility: Craig Robson ; illustrated by Richard Allen [and 13 others].

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This concise edition of the award-winning field guide is both portable and compact, making the book accessible and key species easier to locate. With 142 colour plates, author Craig Robson details  Read more...

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