Download e-book for kindle: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second by Morten Strange

By Morten Strange

ISBN-10: 0804842000

ISBN-13: 9780804842006

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the simplest, so much accomplished photographic consultant to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its immense measurement and geographical situation, 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 #1 go back and forth vacation spot for bird-watching.

This fowl box advisor covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are noticeable merely in Indonesia and a couple of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chicken. Many new pictures of Indonesian birds seem during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the real features of every poultry. The concise textual content supply important details, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the e-book.

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J Distribution: Indonesian endemic. A rare resident in montane parts of sumatra only. i'~'Ph~·;~·;i;;it~··d·ss··~·;;;:··9··4a·~;;;···F;··rh·~·~;·~·~·;d·~~................ o Description: Captive male (top photo) has blue facta I sktn and dtagnosttc dark blue breast. Suma tran race has dark blue belly and white tail. Kalimanta n race has chestnut belly and yellow tatl. The female (bottom photo) ts brown wtth whtte scales on underparts. Voice: Male has croaktng call followed by a shnll chtrp. Habits: Restricted to lowland rainforest; occurs tn both prtma ry and mature secondary forest, often near rivers and streams.

Globally Threatened Status We have included the following codes to indicate globally threatened status. It follows the important BirdLife International study that was initially published in Collar et al. ( 1994); please refer to this book for more detailed information. Updates are available from BirdLife International and IUCN websites; species are up-listed and down-listed regularly as new studies emerge. Very briefly, BirdLife operates with four main categories that have been adopted unchanged here: • Critically endangered.

Distributkm Scutheast Asia, from Mindanao in the Philippines to Papua New Guinea A widespread but generally scarce resident in parts ot Wallarea and Papua WANDERING WHISTLING-DUCK Dendrocygna arcuata 45 em F: Anatidae Description: Dtsttngutshed from the followtng spec1es by 1ts whtttsh flanks, black cap and scaly upperparts. In flight, 1ts chestnut secondaries show clearly 1n wtngs. Captive photo. Voice: A htgh-pttched whistle, especially when flying in flocks. Habits: Under the nght cond1t1ons this duck gathers 1n large numbers at freshwater swamps and reservoirs, and in ttdallagoons and bracktsh ponds JUSt behtnd the coast.

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