Download e-book for iPad: 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 easiest, such a lot accomplished photographic advisor to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its substantial measurement and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's so much assorted 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 shuttle vacation spot for bird-watching.

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

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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. 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.

Flies low, d;v;ng for fish. Breeds on remote offshore ;slets. Its breeding populatiOn has poss;bly decl;ned 1n recent years. Distribution vvorldwioo tropical oooans. 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.

THE BIRDS OF INDONESIA 49 MAL EO 0 Description: Unmistakable; a monotyprc genus. Voice: A hauntrng kee-ourrrrr, a duck-lrke kuk-kuk, and a gooselrke gak-gak Habits: Found along forest edges Distribution: Indonesian endemic. A widespread but uncommon restdent on Sulawesi and the nearby smaller Bangka, Lem teh and Butung island> Has disappeared from the south of Sulawesi due to habitat I a;s. Endangered with global extinction. 0 near open areas wrth loose sorl. Often seen on coastal beaches as well as rnland areas to 1,200 m.

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