LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
USA Categories
Site Security
Books > Reference > Almanacs & Yearbooks > 0804842000
  1. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia: Second Edition

    [0804842000]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (11 reviews)
    Price R920.00

     pinterest 
Additional Information

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its vast size and geographical location, Indonesia has the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of more than 1,600 species—of which 235 rare birds are only found in Indonesia—making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching.

This bird field guide covers a total of 912 species, including most of the non-migratory and endemic species that are seen only in Indonesia and a number of threatened and endangered species. A photograph and distribution map is given for each bird. Many new photographs of Indonesian birds appear in this volume for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the important characteristics of each bird. The concise text provide vital information, and an index of common names is provided at the back of the book.

Similar Products

Lonely Planet Indonesia (Travel Guide)A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and Bali: The Greater Sunda IslandsBirds of Southeast Asia (Princeton Field Guides)Phillipps' Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo: Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan, Fully Revised Third Edition (Princeton Field Guides)Bali: The Ultimate Guide: to the World's Most Spectacular Tropical Island (Periplus Adventure Guides)Birds of New Guinea: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)Birds of East Asia: China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Russia (Princeton Field Guides)The Annotated Malay ArchipelagoBirds of Borneo: Brunei, Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan (Princeton Field Guides)Phillipps' Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo and Their Ecology: Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and Kalimantan (Princeton Field Guides)
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Morten Strange
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Tuttle Publishing
EAN
9780804842006
Edition
2
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0804842000
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Tuttle Publishing
Manufacturer
Tuttle Publishing
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
544
PublicationDate
2012-12-10
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
ReleaseDate
2012-12-10
Studio
Tuttle Publishing
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Well, paraphrasing Ronald Reagan, here I go again. Take heart fans of Field Guide to the Birds of Colombia, your book is not the only one for which I've written a less than glowing review. Let me say that this review is from the perspective of a somewhat serious birder. For the positive points, the text is generally quite good especially in highlighting habits of each species covered and the range maps are readable (but, as pointed out by another reviewer, strangely cut off at political borders especially in the cases of New Guinea and Borneo) and where the range is a small island it is noted below the map. The complete checklist at the end of the book is a nice feature which lists all species within the book's coverage and where the species may be encountered along with their endemic and threatened status. Unfortunately the negatives are glaring. Coverage of species and endemic species in particular share top billing. For example, my immediate concern is for Java where for... Read more
Let me begin by saying that I am not a fan of photographic field guides, as opposed to those with hand painted plates. It is simply not possible to select a photograph of every bird that shows the important field marks. That said, I find this an excellent field guide overall. The photographs are, with very few exceptions, excellent, and in some cases outstanding. One of the problems with this kind of guide is finding a suitable photograph for each bird, and the author has done a good job of assembling this collection. I did note that the photo of Nicobar Pigeon, a bird that every Asian birder wants but few have ticked, is represented by a captive photo. Also, the pelagic species seem under-represented to me. If you are flying to Sulewesi, this probably doesn't matter, but if you plan to cruise the islands, as I was, then you have to consider whether to pack an additional guide for sea birds.

When it comes to guides for Indonesia, your selection is limited. Besides this book... Read more
I have both editions of this book, the 2001 Edition of which the 3 prior reviews are based on; and the new 2012 Edition. This new edition is a major upgrade with nearly 250 more species illustrated for a total of 912 species illustrated; and a comprehensive checklist of all 1605 species in Indonesia. With so few field guides currently in print covering this vast archipelago this book and it's compact size make a worthy addition to your collection of books about Indonesian birds.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.