Get A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and PDF

By Allen Jeyarajasingam

ISBN-10: 0199639426

ISBN-13: 9780199639427

This re-creation is the main accomplished box advisor to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, protecting all 673 species identified to ensue within the quarter. The birds are illustrated in a chain of seventy four attractive full-colour plates, painted for this publication by means of Alan Pearson, an artist with enormous first-hand event of the quarter. The plates illustrate many of the plumage diversifications for every chook, and exhibit the birds perched and in addition in flight, the place appropriate to their id. The textual content, written and revised by means of Allen Jeyarajasingam, is offered to skilled ornithologists and newcomers alike, and highlights the real id good points comparable to plumage adaptations, dimension, calls and songs, variety, distribution, and standing for each species. Introductory sections describe the sector and spotlight the very best websites for staring at the considerable avifauna.

The appealing, unique plates and clearly-written textual content make this publication a must have for all birdwatchers vacationing to the quarter.

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74 (b) Female: Dark chestnut with whitish throat and belly and black bars on scapulars. 3. Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis 15 cm (6 in) Yellow legs with hind toe. p. 74 (a) Male: White and black throat markings, slaty blue head and flanks and bright chestnut flanks and belly. (b) Female: Buff brown plumage marked with fine blackish bars across breast and flanks. 4. Malaysian Partridge Arborophila campbelli 25 cm (10 in) Black bill, red legs and orbital skin, grey underparts with black and rufous bars on flanks.

143 (a) Greyish plumage with bare red head and upperneck. (b) In flight, blackish flight feathers distinctive. 36(a) 36(b) 34(b) 35(a) 34(a) 35(b) 37(b) 38(b) 37(a) 38(a) 39(a) 39(b) 41(a) 132(a) 41(b) 132(b) 40(a) 40(b) P L ATE 6 B I TT E R N S, N I G H T - H E R O NS, LITT LE HERON, AND POND-HERONS 43. Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 38 cm (15 in) p. 97 (a) Male: Pale brown mantle and pale yellowish buff wing coverts. (b) Juvenile: Bold streaks on upperparts and underparts. 44. Chestnut Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 38 cm (15 in) p.

63. Great Frigatebird Fregata minor 95 cm (37 in) p. 107 (a) Male: All black plumage. (b) Female: White breast, whitish throat. (c) Juvenile: Tawny head, complete or incomplete breast band. 64. Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel 78 cm (31 in) p. 108 (a) Male: All black with white patch on underwing. (b) Female: Concave hind border of white breast, white spurs on underwing. (c) Juvenile: Rusty buff head, complete or incomplete breast band. 67. Masked Booby Sula dactylatra 86 cm (34 in) p. 110 (a) Adult: White plumage, black mask and flight feathers, yellowish bill.

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