A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and by Allen Jeyarajasingam

By Allen Jeyarajasingam

This new version is the main entire box advisor to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, masking all 673 species recognized to ensue within the area. The birds are illustrated in a chain of seventy four gorgeous full-colour plates, painted for this e-book by way of Alan Pearson, an artist with huge first-hand event of the area. The plates illustrate many of the plumage adaptations for every chicken, and exhibit the birds perched and in addition in flight, the place correct to their identity. The textual content, written and revised via Allen Jeyarajasingam, is obtainable to skilled ornithologists and rookies alike, and highlights the $64000 identity good points reminiscent of plumage diversifications, measurement, calls and songs, variety, distribution, and standing for each species. Introductory sections describe the quarter and spotlight the superior websites for looking at the ample avifauna.

The appealing, special plates and clearly-written textual content make this ebook vital for all birdwatchers vacationing to the region.

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82 (a) Blackish spots on breast, creamy white flank plumes with black streaks. (b) Flight: White flank plumes separate dark underwing from chestnut flanks 17. Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica 41 cm (16 in) p. 82 (a) Greyish buff neck and face, tawny rufous belly, dark grey mantle with rufous bars. (b) Flight: Neck held lower than body with legs trailing tail. 18. White-winged Duck Cairina scutulata 76 cm (30 in) p. 83 (a) White head with heavy black spotting on crown and nape. (b) Flight: Grey speculum, black flight feathers and white wing coverts.

C) Flight. Neck bulge prominent. 58. Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia 71 cm (28 in) p. 104 (a) Breeding: Black bill with yellowish base, plumes on breast and lower back. (b) Nonbreeding: Yellow bill with dark tip. (c) Flight. 59. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 61 cm (24 in) p. 104 (a) Breeding: Long nuchal plumes and plumes on breast and back. (b) Non-breeding: Lacks nuchal plumes. (c) Flight 60. Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 58 cm (23 in) Grey facial skin and greenish legs, feathered up to knee.

B) Female: Brown tinged upperparts with distinct pale buff supercilium. (c) Juvenile: Heavy rufous-chestnut streaks on upper breast, barred underparts. (d) Upperwing flight (male): Distinct slaty-grey upperparts. (e) Underwing flight pattern (male): Rufous-orange markings on underparts and wing coverts. (f ) Underwing flight pattern (female): Darker and more pronounced markings on underparts and wing coverts. (g) Underwing flight pattern (juvenile): Distinct streaks on upper breast. 78(b) 78(c) 78(a) 78(d) 74(b) 74(a) 74(d) 74(c) 74(e) 76(b) 76(d) 76(c) 76(e) 76(a) 76(f) 106(g) 106(a) 106(c) 106(e) 106(b) 106(f) 106(d) P L ATE 12 O SP R E Y, B A Z A S A N D K I TES 80.

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