A fully comprehensive field guide to the 829 bird species of Malaysia (including Sabah and Sarawak) and Singapore. The species are clearly illustrated in over 170 plates, with many variants. The main identifying features of each species are described and key facts cover size, voice, range and status, habitat, specific country and breeding. The book also includes information on taxonomy and nomenclature, observing birds, climate, habitats, the breeding cycle, migration and conservation as well as a section on key birdwatching sites with maps.
Lim Kim Seng has more than 40 years’ experience of birdwatching across Southeast Asia. He is a professional bird guide and has authored more than 10 books on birds. Yong Ding Li completed his doctorate in biodiversity conservation at the Australian National University. He currently coordinates BirdLife International’s work on migratory bird conservation in Asia, and is associate editor of Forktail: Journal of Asian Ornithology. He has worked extensively in Asia and written over 50 peer-reviewed papers. Lim Kim Chuah is a committee member of the Nature Society (Singapore)’s bird group and one of the most experienced birdwatchers in Singapore. Dana Gardner has illustrated over 24 books on birds and natural history. He has spent 10 years living and working in Southeast Asia, and Central and South America.