This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Borneo (covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of Borneo's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Borneo encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status as at 2011 and its status in each state of Borneo.
About the Author
Wong Tsu Shi, lives in Sabah, North Borneo. A keen photographer, his main interest is in the photo-documentation of the birds of Borneo and bird identification. He is one of Southeast Asia's top bird photographers, and has travelled throughout the island of Borneo is pursuit of his passion.
Table of Contents
Geography and Climate 4
Opportunities for Naturalists 7
Places to Go 8
Where to Submit Records and Information 14
Glossary of Abbreviated Non-English Terms 14
About This Book 14
Bird Topography 15
Species Accounts and Photographs 16
Borneo Bird List 156
Further Reading 172
Useful Resources 172