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By Morten Strange

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

Because of its substantial dimension and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's such a lot 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 #1 go back and forth vacation spot for bird-watching.

This fowl box advisor covers a complete of 912 species, together with many of the non-migratory and endemic species which are noticeable merely in Indonesia and a
number of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every fowl. Many new pictures of Indonesian birds look during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been rigorously chosen to teach the real features of every fowl. The concise textual content supply very important info, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the e-book.

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However, from eastern Java, through Nusa Tenggara, southern Sulawesi and into the Trans-Fly region of southern Papua, the climate is much drier, with a dry season during the middle of the year, usually from April into November. At the end of the dry season, the open spaces are scorched and yellow, and the trees are virtually leafless. The forest here is labelled monsoon forest or drought deciduous forest. In some lowland areas with very little precipitation (less than 1,000 mm per annum) and few trees, the vegetation is described as coastal savanna.

Distribution: Atrica, Eurasia, Oriental region east into Ncrthem New Guinea. Rare resident Java and Bali; locally fairly comm on in parts of Wallacea; vagrant Sumatra and Kalimantan. THE BIRDS OF INDONESIA 57 0 WEDGE-TAILED SHEARWATER Puffinus pacificus 45 em F: Procellariidae Description: Distinguished from other dark-coloured seabirds by 1ts charactenst1c wedged ta II, shown clearly in photo of dark morph. Light morph has wh1te underparts. Voice: Quiet at sea. Habits: Probably the most widespread and numerous of the 11 members of this pelag1c family that are sometimes seen offshore 1n Indonesia, although none breed here.

Most resident birds are sedenkop Peninsula is part of a different tary, so if nothing is mentioned on province, West Papua. the subject in this section, assume The maps are drawn using our that the bird is sedentary. Within three main references for source rna40 THE BIRDS OF INDONESIA terial, but these have been updated in many instances using new information from recent OBC publications, HBW (1-14) and others. Range outside the Republic of Indonesia is not included except for Timor Leste; it was simply not graphically practical to exclude this territory.

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