Field Guide to the Birds of Thailand
Bloomsbury Publishing, 06.02.2020 - 272 Seiten
Thailand is probably the most popular destination for tourists in Asia, and birders have long travelled there to observe its wealth of wildlife. This comprehensive guide to the birds of Thailand is an indispensable field reference for birdwatchers, residents and visitors to the country alike. It covers all 950 species that have been recorded in Thailand, with 166 magnificent colour plates covering most plumage variations. Each plate is accompanied by concise text for each species and distinctive subspecies, detailing identification, voice, habitat and behaviour. In addition, there is a distribution map for every species, based on the very latest information.
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Adult non-breeding alarm areas band bars base belly bill blackish blue breast broad Broadleaved evergreen forest brown browner buff buffish Calls chestnut clear contrasting coverts crest crown cultivation dark dark brown darker deep distinctive dull duller ear-coverts edge extending eyes feathers Female flanks flight forehead fringes greater green grey greyish HABITAT & BEHAVIOUR HABITAT Broadleaved evergreen harsh head head-sides high-pitched Juvenile lacks larger legs and feet less loud lower lowlands Male mangroves mantle markings mixed nape narrow neck notes Open outer pale paler patch plain PLATE plumage primaries prominent Relatively repeated rufescent rufous rump Scapulars scrub secondary growth sharp short shorter shows sides similar slightly smaller sometimes streaks stripe subspecies supercilium tail tertials thin throat tips underparts underwing underwing-coverts uniform upper upper breast upperparts upperside uppertail-coverts usually vent VoICE Song warm washed whistled whitish wing-coverts wings winter yellow yellowish