Get A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second PDF

By Morten Strange

ISBN-10: 0804842000

ISBN-13: 9780804842006

A Photographic advisor to the Birds of Indonesia is the easiest, so much complete photographic advisor to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its colossal dimension and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's such a lot various avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's #1 commute vacation spot for bird-watching.

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

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Voice: Quiet at sea. Habits: Probably the most widespread and numerous of the 11 members of this pelag1c family that are sometimes seen offshore 1n Indonesia, although none breed here. During peak migration, frequently seen close to shore, often 1n the company of terns, boob1es and other seabirds. D1ps mto surface waters for f1sh and other aquatic prey. Distribution: Breect in tropical and subtropical Indian and Pacific oceanic areas; sometimes migrates. Generally an uncommon noobrooding visitor in offshore Indonesian waters; recorded off all majcr pr01inres except Kalimantan 0 WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRD Phaethon lepturus 41 em + tail F: Phaethontidae Description: Note diagnostic wh1te tail, orange bill and black markings on wing upperparts.

Uncanmcn resident in northern parts of Papua and on a few smaller nearby islands. 44 THE BTRDS OF lNDONESTA SPOTTED WHISTLING-DUCK 0 ......................................................................................................................... Dendrocygna guttata 46 em F: Anatidae Description: Distinguished from other whistling-ducks by its prom tnently spotted underparts and flanks. Captive photo. Voice: A vartety of p1p1ng and whtstling notes. Habits: Usually found in lowland freshwater swamps and marshes with plenty of vegetation cover and nearby trees; occasionally seen 1n ttdal estuaries.

There are no nest1ng records from Sumatra, but this rare photograph is from a nest1ng s1te in Kalimantan. Distribution: Sunda subregioo, Malaysia and lndoresia only. A rare resident in Sumatra and Kalimantan. Vulnerable to global exti net ion 52 THE BTRDS OF lNDONESTA FERRUGINOUS PARTRIDGE 0 0 ......................................................................................................................... Caioperdix ocuieus 26 em F: Phasianidae Description: The small white and black scales in an otherwise dark chestnut plumage are diagnostic.

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