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By Morten Strange

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the easiest, so much complete photographic advisor to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its mammoth measurement and geographical situation, Indonesia has the world's such a lot different avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's no 1 commute vacation spot for bird-watching.

This fowl box advisor covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are obvious in simple terms in Indonesia and a
number of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chook. Many new images of Indonesian birds look during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the real features of every chicken. The concise textual content offer important info, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the booklet.

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Habits: A handsome bird that fl1es like a large tern With slow wmg- ~ beats. i f1sh and squ1d. Breeds on remote cl1ffs facing the sea. 0 MASKED BOOBY Sula dactylatra 8 5 em F: Sulidae Description: A large b1rd With d1agnost1c black mask. Black pnmar1es show prominently 1n fl1ght Voice: Qu1et except for honks and whistles near nest Habits: A pelag1c b1rd. May forage over 1,000 km from nearest land. Flies across the sea With low, shallow wing-beats. Dives from a great he1ght to catch fish up to 40 em long.

A monotypic genus. Male is all black. Voice: A double whistle. Habits: Found 1n pr1mary forest Reported from the lowlands on Sumatra, mcluding peat swamp forest; 1n Kalimantan occurs at lower montane elevations. Moves along the forest floor, picking up Insects, grubs and fa lien seeds. There have been few observations from the field, so status is uncertain-has possibly decl1ned 1n numbers. There are no nest1ng records from Sumatra, but this rare photograph is from a nest1ng s1te in Kalimantan. Distribution: Sunda subregioo, Malaysia and lndoresia only.

0 Melanoperdix nigra 24 em F: Phasianidae Description: Female (photo) is dark brown; note black bars on rufous wings. A monotypic genus. Male is all black. Voice: A double whistle. Habits: Found 1n pr1mary forest Reported from the lowlands on Sumatra, mcluding peat swamp forest; 1n Kalimantan occurs at lower montane elevations. Moves along the forest floor, picking up Insects, grubs and fa lien seeds. There have been few observations from the field, so status is uncertain-has possibly decl1ned 1n numbers.

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