By Morten Strange

ISBN-10: 0804842000

ISBN-13: 9780804842006

A Photographic advisor to the Birds of Indonesia is the easiest, such a lot finished photographic advisor to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its titanic measurement and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's such a lot different avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's no 1 trip vacation spot for bird-watching.

This fowl box consultant covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are obvious simply in Indonesia and a
number of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chook. Many new photos of Indonesian birds seem during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the $64000 features of every fowl. The concise textual content supply very important details, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the booklet.

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Habits: Th1s spec1es can often be seen along the majestiC vertical cliffs of Nusa Pen1da, off Bali, and sometimes at Ulu Watu, on Ball 1tself. It flies in from the sea with slow, elastic wing-beats and lands on the inaccessible cl1ff-face. Nestmg rema1ns unconfirmed. Otherwise mainly an offshore wanderer and usually solitary. Ha b1ts s1m1lar to next spec1es. Distribution: Tropical oceans worldwide; roams as far as 1,000 l

Resident in the Flores sea, Banda sea. MaJacca Strait and pc:ssibly elsewhere; a widespread and fair1y ccrnmrn visiter throoghoot inland seas 0 RED-FOOTED BOOBY Suia suia 71 em F: Sulidae Description: Best d1st1ngu;shed from the Masked Booby 1n fl;ght, by its white (not black) tail. Also note red feet, lack of mask and smaller size. Voice: Qu;et at sea. No;sy honks and whistles near nest. Habits: A stnctly pelag;c b;rd, rarely seen near the coast. Substantial colonies exist on Kakab1a, Gunungap1, Manuk and other remote islands 1n offshore Wallacea.

0 Melanoperdix nigra 24 em F: Phasianidae Description: Female (photo) is dark brown; note black bars on rufous wings. A monotypic genus. Male is all black. Voice: A double whistle. Habits: Found 1n pr1mary forest Reported from the lowlands on Sumatra, mcluding peat swamp forest; 1n Kalimantan occurs at lower montane elevations. Moves along the forest floor, picking up Insects, grubs and fa lien seeds. There have been few observations from the field, so status is uncertain-has possibly decl1ned 1n numbers.

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