A Photographic Guide to Birds of China and Hong Kong

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New Holland, 1996 - Birds - 144 pages
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This text is one in a series of easy-to-use guides and covers 250 species of bird found in China. Each entry includes one or more colour photographs, key identification features and, where appropriate, a distribution map

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About the author (1996)

John MacKinnon is Professor of Biodiversity Information at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. He is currently posted in the Philippines as head of a European Union project to set up an ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity
Conservation. He is Chairman of a Special Biodiversity Working Group that advises the Chinese Government on biodiversity matters, and formerly spent eight years living in China and Hong Kong working on a number of conservation projects in China. Apart from many technical reports on China he has
published two other books on the country - Wild China and A Photoguide to the Birds of China. Among several other books on natural history of Asia, he is also the senior author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali which remains the standard bird guide to the Greater Sunda
Islands.

Nigel Hicks Devon-born, Nigel has lived for many years in South-East Asia and is a frequent visitor to The Philippines. Now working as a free-lance writer and photographer, his work has appeared in numerous magazines and publications around the world and he has written and photographed a number of books about the country, including Enchanting Philippines, This is the Philippines and The National Parks of The Philippines.

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