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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Malaysia
A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Malaysia

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Malaysia

Naturalists' Guides

SCIENCE

176 Pages, 7.83 x 7.48

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $24.00)

Publication Date: September 2018

ISBN 9781912081639

Rights: US & CA

John Beaufoy Publishing (Sep 2018)

Price: $17.95
 
 

Overview

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Malaysia (including the state of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of Malaysia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate, vegetation, biogeography, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Malaysia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names as well as Malay names, its status in each state as well as its global status.

Author Biography

Dr Geoffrey Davison has spent all his working life in South-East Asia, as a university lecturer in Malaysia, a conservationist with WWF, and now with the National Parks Board, Singapore. His interests range across ornithology, tropical forest ecology and animal taxonomy. He has written numerous scientific papers as well as books, including the bestselling Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Malaysia.