By Morten Strange
Periplus is proud to provide the first actual finished photographic consultant to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. incorporated are the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indochina, in addition to these present in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
This e-book covers 668 species and comprises greater than seven hundred colour photos. there's a distribution map for every species.
Many of the images during this fabulous quantity seem for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach crucial species. The concise textual content offers important details that may be sure exact id of species in a single of the main diversified avifauna areas. vital examining for all chicken lovers.
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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo by Morten Strange