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- Robson, Craig. Field Guide Birds of South Asia.
2011. New Holland Publishers. Flexibound: 544 pages. Price: £ 24.99 (about 41.14 U.S. dollars). [Amazon UK, Amazon U.S.]. SUMMARY: The first time flexi-cover edition of this classic field guide, which is the definitive volume on birds in the region. This award-winning book, which was first published in 2000, has been completely updated in 2009 to include 76 new species to the region were the latest discoveries of science, "divide" the taxonomy or there had been there for the first time. This comprehensive field guide to birds in Southeast Asia covering all 1327 species recorded in the region and each is shown in its entirety. This edition has many new works and over 16 color illustrations in the original guide and the text has been thoroughly updated for the latest information. The great diversity of birds in Southeast Asia is attracting a growing number of birdwatchers each year. Covering Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia, this guide covers only the details essential voice identification, breeding, status, habitat and distribution of all species and distinct subspecies in the region.
IanRECOMMENDATION: Although no range maps, bird watchers will find this book very useful!
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