Birding Indonesia: A Birdwatcher's Guide to the World's largest Archipelago (Google eBook)

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Tuttle Publishing, Dec 13, 2013 - Nature - 318 pages
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Birding Indonesia is the first guide to bird-watching in Indonesia. The archipelago contains 17% of the world's bird species, of which 381 are found nowhere else on earth. Written by the world's leading authorities on Indonesian birds, this book directs you in search of these specialities, to sites as varied as the environs of Jakarta to Arfak Mountains in Irian Jaya

Practicalities: Travel information geared to every budget, including details of transport, accommodations, dining prices, as well as specialist information relevant to birders

Information: Essays on bird families, a history of Indonesian ornithology, today's conservation efforts, and much more. A complete checklist of Indonesian birds, with common and scientific names(along with the areas in which the birds are found), and a bibliography.

Photography and Maps: More than 130 color photographs showing some of Indonesia's top birds and birding sites and 28 maps (some with bird habitats marked in color)
  

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Contents

Introduction
Extinct Species
FEATURE 27
A briefHistory of Indonesian Ornithology
Paul Jepson
FEATURE 36
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About the author (2013)

Paul Jepson has been Director of the Integrated Plant Protection Center at Oregon State University since 2002.

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