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The Birds Of The Thai Malay Peninsula, Volume Two David R. Wells

The Birds Of The Thai Malay Peninsula, Volume Two

David R. Wells

Published June 30th 2010
ISBN : 9780713665345
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Twenty years after the last summary publication on the region, this volume presents the most complete modern summary of the latest surveys and research on all the birds now found in the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Over 380 species are described using dataMoreTwenty years after the last summary publication on the region, this volume presents the most complete modern summary of the latest surveys and research on all the birds now found in the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Over 380 species are described using data derived from field and museum research, as well as previously unpublished or poorly distributed data from local compilers, diaries, and personal records. More than 70 spectacular full-page color plates show almost all of the species covered. This volume also includes a fully referenced bibliography of over 800 sources. An extensive introduction covers aspects of history, biogeography, and ecology of the regions birds, plus main conservation issues.Key Features:Over 380 species are described in modern handbook format using data derived from field and museum researchThe only detailed handbook of the birds of the region- supplies a benchmark synopsis (first in 20 years) of the bird fauna and ornithological research in the Peninsula, much of it published for the first time.Over 70 color platesMany species illustrated for the first timeServes as an introductory text which describes the region and its conservation crisis