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By Morten Strange

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the simplest, so much finished photographic consultant to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its mammoth dimension and geographical place, Indonesia has the world's so much assorted avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's #1 shuttle 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 visible in simple terms in Indonesia and a couple of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chicken. Many new photos of Indonesian birds look during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the real features of every fowl. The concise textual content supply very important info, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the e-book.

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A widespread but scarce winter visitor throughout much d Indonesia; vagrant on Sumatra, Java and Bali. 0 SUNDA TEAL Anas gibberifrons 42 em F: Anatidae --------lr"'~Cll~--- Description: Dtstingutshed from the next species, with which it was prevtously constdered conspecific, best by bu lgtng forehead and dark neck seen well here. Sexes are simtlar. Both spectes have a white and green w;ngstnpe that shows up tn fltght. Voice: Presumed to be the same as the next species. Habits: Thts pretty duck is found Distribution: Indonesian endemic.

Extending into Sumbawa and Flcres; can be locally fairly can men 0 WHITE-WINGED DUCK Cairina scutulata 75 em F: Anatidae Description: Unmistakable. ThiS excellent photo shows a male from Way Kampas. The white wing coverts show well in fl1g ht; the female has dark head and breast Voice: Short honks. Habits: Th1s specialist duck only occurs in lowland rainforest, along forested ponds and streams, feeding mamly by night This shy and retiring bird 1s difficult to fmd 1n the w1ld. Way Kambas, Sumatra IS a well-known locat1on for observing this globally endangered species Much reduced 1n numbers due to hunt1ng and habitat convers1on.

In that case, the is not available. distribution map shows the whole Distribution and Status world range of that particular speThe distribution box gives the cies. If the bird does also occur in extralimital range of the bird using any other country, such as Malaysia the terms defined on page 31 in this on Borneo, Papua New Guinea on the island of New Guinea or Timor chapter. Only a few species occur Leste on the island of Timor the term worldwide; some are widespread endemic is not applied. or the Australasian regions; many are restricted species occur only on the island of to a smaller area, notably the Sunda Timor, but all can be found in both subregion, Borneo or the island countries.

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