A photographic guide to birds of Borneo, Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan.

A photographic guide to birds of Borneo, Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan. G. W. H. Davison, Chew Yen Fook.

London: New Holland, (2008. fourth edition). Octavo, colour photographs, softcover.

Colour photographs illustrate each of the 252 species in this compact, easy to use guide. This new and updated edition includes many taxonomic updates for species such as the Bornean bulbul and Bold-striped tit-babbler for the first time. Covers the identification, habitats, calls and distributions of more than 250 species.

The island of Borneo is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots and a birdwatcher's paradise. Around 600 species of bird have been recorded here, and some 430 are known to breed. Many of these are rainforest specialists, but such a large island also has widely different habitats attracting a surprisingly wide range of avian visitors. Of particular interest are the 30 or so species that are endemic to Borneo, ie found nowhere else in the world. Two hundred and fifty-two of Borneo's most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide, each species illustrated in full colour and with key information on identification, habitat and distribution.

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