Birds of Central Asia

Author: Raffael Ayé,Manuel Schweizer,Tobias Roth

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408142716

Category: Science

Page: 336

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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.

Birds of Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan

Author: Raffael Ayé,Manuel Schweizer,Tobias Roth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691153377

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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The first-ever guide to the birds of Central Asia covering 618 species, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants. Introductory sections introduce the land and its birds.

Birds of Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Author: Raffael Ayé,Manuel Schweizer,Tobias Roth

Publisher: Helm

ISBN: 9781408142707

Category: Science

Page: 336

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Birds of the Middle East

Author: Richard Porter,Simon Aspinall

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713676027

Category: Nature

Page: 384

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The fully revised second edition of this bestselling field guide.

Birds of Japan

Author: Mark Brazil

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472913876

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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Japan is home to a spectacular and diverse range of birds, and this up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the species and subspecies found across the beautiful and fascinating Japanese archipelago. The authoritative text is accompanied by superb full-colour plates painted by an expert artist and covers all major plumage variations. Birds of Japan will ensure that this top birding destination is made accessible to all. - The essential field guide to the region, covering 738 species and subspecies - 187 superb colour plates with detailed identification text and accurate colour distribution maps - Detailed illustrations of distinct subspecies, sexes, ages and morphs

Birds of South-East Asia

Concise Edition

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147292424X

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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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 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.

A Field Guide to Birds of the USSR

Including Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Author: Vladimir Evgenʹevich Flint

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691082448

Category: Nature

Page: 353

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The Description for this book, A Field Guide to Birds of Russia and Adjacent Territories, will be forthcoming.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Jon Lloyd Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213735

Category: Nature

Page: 743

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Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.

A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia

Author: Craig Robson

Publisher: New Holland Australia(AU)

ISBN: 9781780090498

Category: ASEAN community

Page: 544

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This is the first-time flexi-cover edition of this classic field guide, which is the definitive volume on the region's birdlife. This award-winning book, which was first published in 2000, was fully updated in 2009 to include 76 new species for the region that were recent new discoveries for science, taxonomic 'splits' or had been recorded there for the first time. This comprehensive field guide to the birds of South-East Asia covers all of the 1,327 species recorded in the region and each has been fully illustrated. This edition has many new artworks and 16 more colour plates than the original guide, and the text has been meticulously updated to take in all the most recent information. The vast diversity of South-East Asian birdlife attracts increasing numbers of birdwatchers each year. Covering Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia, this unique and indispensable guide covers in detail the identification, voice, breeding, status, habitat and distribution of all the species and distinctive subspecies of the region.

Birds of East Asia

China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Russia

Author: Mark Brazil

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0691139261

Category: Nature

Page: 528

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"Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm ... London"--T.p. verso.

The Birds of Sulawesi

Author: Derek A. Holmes

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9789835600050

Category: Nature

Page: 86

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The birds of Sulawesi, Indonesia, are unique. Nearly 100 species are found nowhere else in the world - this high rate of endemism serves as a magnet for bird watchers world wide. This book is the first illustrated bird book for Sulawesi and it provides an introduction to the remarkable wealth of birds. Of the 278 species found there, 161 species are described, with brief reference to another 88. 142 species are illustrated in colour, 22 in black-and-white. Written in non-technicalprose, distinguishing features, behaviour, voice, and habitat are covered. A complete checklist is included.

Birds of Central America

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

Author: Andrew C. Vallely,Dale Dyer

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691184151

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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The first comprehensive field guide to the birds of Central America Birds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Handy and compact, the book presents text and illustrations for nearly 1,200 resident and migrant species, and information on all rare vagrants. Two hundred sixty detailed plates on convenient facing-page spreads depict differing ages and sexes for each species, with a special focus on geographic variation. The guide also contains up-to-date range maps and concise notes on distribution, habitat, behavior, and voice. An introduction provides a brief overview of the region’s landscape, climate, and biogeography. The culmination of more than a decade of research and field experience, Birds of Central America is an indispensable resource for all those interested in the bird life of this part of the world. Detailed information on the entire avifauna of Central America 260 beautiful color plates Range maps, text, and illustrations presented on convenient facing-page spreads Up-to-date notes on distribution supported by an extensive bibliography Special focus on geographic variation of bird species

A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

Author: Allen Jeyarajasingam,Alan Pearson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199639426

Category: Nature

Page: 449

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A fully comprehensive, modern field guide to all of the bird species in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Featuring numerous colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of the key identification features, the book will be equally valuable for ornithologists and birdwatchers.

The Birds of Heaven

Travels with Cranes

Author: Peter Matthiessen,Robert Bateman

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780374199449

Category: Nature

Page: 349

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The naturalist and explorer shares his love affair with the crane through his many illustrations focusing on the great bird, along with fascinating text about the creature's place in history, myth, and the natural world. 25,000 first printing.

Birds of Washington State

Author: Brian Bell,Gregory Kennedy

Publisher: Publishing Partners

ISBN: 9781772130232

Category:

Page: 384

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Full of interesting facts and useful information, this book has something for anyone with an interest in birds, from the casual backyard observer to the keen naturalist. You'll find full-page accounts, complete with color illustrations and range maps, for 318 birds that are found in Washington State on a regular basis. The notes cover habitat, nesting, feeding, voice and similar species. There's also a Quick Reference Guide, organized into color-coded family groupings and a map and descriptions of best birding sites in the state. An appendix covers 33 occasional and accidental species found in the state. The book also features a glossary of terms, a birder's checklist, and separate indexes for scientific and common names. On the back cover, there's a color-coded guide to the bird groups for quick and handy use in the field.

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives

Author: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408162652

Category: Science

Page: 528

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This new field guide is based on the authors' groundbreaking Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (1998) and covers all the bird species found in India, Pakistian, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The plates face the descriptions and maps for quick at-a-glance reference. Many of the plates have been repainted for this edition and a number of new species added. This guide also provides tables, summarising identification features of particularly difficult groups such as nightjars, warblers and rosefinches.

Birds of Northern India

Author: Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408188740

Category: Reference

Page: 304

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A successor to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent", by the same authors, this handbook explores the birdlife of northern India and Pakistan. The plates are accompanied by text that highlights the identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status of the birds. The text is on pages facing the plates for easy reference, and there are distribution maps for every species."

A Field Guide to the Birds of China

Author: John Ramsay MacKinnon,John MacKinnon,Karen Phillipps,Fen-qi He

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198549406

Category: Nature

Page: 586

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