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

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

Naturalists' Guides

SCIENCE

176 Pages, 5.0 x 7.0

Formats: Trade Paper

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

Publication Date: January 2019

ISBN 9781912081530

Rights: US & CA

John Beaufoy Publishing (Jan 2019)

Price: $17.95
 
 

Overview

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in the Philippines is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the Philippines’ top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography, climate, habitat types, biogeography, the main sites for viewing the listed species and tips for identifying birds in the field. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of the Philippines encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names as well as vernacular names, and its global status.

Author Biography

Robert Hutchinson is a co-founder Birdtour Asia, organizing and guiding tours throughout Asia. Rob has published numerous articles and scientific papers on Asian birds, and is a keen sound-recordist and photographer. Rob currently resides in the Philippines.Maia Tañedo is a member of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines; she has helped conduct guided birdwatching trips for first-time birders as well as giving lectures in schools about birdwatching.Adrian and Trinket Constantino are a husband-and-wife team who both organize bird walks for the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines and have an extensive experience of birdwatching in the Philippines.