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By Morten Strange

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the simplest, such a lot entire photographic consultant to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its big measurement and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's so much varied avifauna. It boasts of greater than 1,600 species—of which 235 infrequent birds are just present in Indonesia—making it the world's number 1 shuttle vacation spot for bird-watching.

This chicken box consultant covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are obvious basically in Indonesia and a few threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chook. Many new images of Indonesian birds seem during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been rigorously chosen to teach the real features of every fowl. The concise textual content offer very important info, and an index of universal names is equipped in the back of the e-book.

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Generally an uncommon noobrooding visitor in offshore Indonesian waters; recorded off all majcr pr01inres except Kalimantan 0 WHITE-TAILED TROPICBIRD Phaethon lepturus 41 em + tail F: Phaethontidae Description: Note diagnostic wh1te tail, orange bill and black markings on wing upperparts. Voice: Similar to that of the next species. Habits: Th1s spec1es can often be seen along the majestiC vertical cliffs of Nusa Pen1da, off Bali, and sometimes at Ulu Watu, on Ball 1tself. It flies in from the sea with slow, elastic wing-beats and lands on the inaccessible cl1ff-face.

Also occurs at inland mountatn lakes, on Sulawesi tt has been recorded to 1,700 m and on Lombok to 2,000 m elevatton. Greganous, often a pair together as the photo shows, large flocks of up to 300 Individuals have been reported. A dabbling duck that feeds tn the surface by up-ending. GREY TEAL 0 ......................................................................................................................... Anas gracilis 42 em F: Anatidae Description: Somewhat d ifficu It to tell from the previous species, but look for sl;ghtly paler plumage, not1ce s;gn1f1cantly paler neck and flat forehead.

Capt1ve photo. Voice: Low, booming grunts. Habits: A lowland ra1nforest b1rd, usually found below 500 m 1n tall forest, often in swampy areas or along river banks. A shy, flightless bird, rarely seen. Walks on the forest floor searchmg for fallen fru1ts. Nests on the ground. The male is smaller than the female and tends to the brood. :r. ,: Distribution: New Guinea and nortrern Australia. Uncommon resident in parts of Papua. Aru Islands and seram where probably released 0 NORTHERN CASSOWARY 0 Casuarius unappendiculatus 135 em F: Casuariidae Description: Distinguished from the prev1ous speCies by its s1ngle wattle and orange-redd1sh neck.

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