Birds of South Asia; The Ripley Guide
The most complete and up-to-date guide to the birds of the region. Revised and updated with the newest findings on vocalizations and taxonomy, including several taxa newly recorded for the region, species whose voice was previously unknown, and additional newly recognised species. Species lists follow familiar Peters order except where changes are well-corroborated by recent research.
Volume 1 (Field Guide) covers all South Asian birds, including for the first time Afghanistan and Chagos. 180 plates illustrate over 3,400 plumages with ID notes and scientific verification. Maps opposite plates showing seasonal distributions including migration routes. Volume 2 (Morphology, distribution, vocalisations and taxonomy) describes 2,500 taxa, including all 1,428 species recorded for the region. 2nd Edition.
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- ISBN: 9788496553859
- Author(s): Pamela C Rasmussen, John C. Anderton
- Stock Code: 6553859
- Format: Paperback
- Published: 2012
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The up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the 1,270 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 Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. It also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo and the Philippines.