Wednesday, January 26, 2011

New Title

1) Tilford, Tony. A Photographic Guide to Birds of Bali, Java and Sumatra (2nd edition). 2010. New Holland Publishers. Paperback: 136 pages. Price: 7.99 GBP (about $12.71 U.S.).

SUMMARY: The Indonesian islands of Bali, Java and Sumatra are home to a staggering array of birds. They are part of one of the world's biodiversity hot-spots and act as a magnet for birdwatchers from around the world. More than 250 species of migrant and resident birds - including many endemics, such as the spectacular Bali Myna - are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide. Each species is illustrated in full colour and with key information on identification, habitat and distribution. This new edition is fully updated with all the latest names and recently recognised species. The photographs are by Alain Compost.
RECOMMENDATION: A useful compact guide to the birds of the region.

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