Saturday, February 17, 2018
1) Hsiao, Mu-Chi. A Field Guide to the Birds of Taiwan. 2017. Wild Bird Society Of Taipei. Paperback: 416 pages. Price: about $56 U.S.
PUBLISHER'S SUMMARY: Language: English, with English, Chinese and scientific nomenclature.
Covering over 670 species found in Taiwan and surrounding islets including 27 endemic species and 56 endemic subspecies, this new English edition of A Field Guide to the Birds of Taiwan features stunning artwork detailing seasonal, age, sexual, and subspecies differences in approximately 190 annotated colour plates, updated distribution maps, and concise but informative text dealing not only with identification but aspects of biology such as habitat, and voice. This new guide should be a valuable addition to any birder's library.
RECOMMENDATION: A must have for those birding Taiwan!