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By Morten Strange

A Photographic advisor to the Birds of Indonesia is the simplest, so much accomplished photographic consultant to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its monstrous measurement and geographical place, Indonesia has the world's such a lot various 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 trip 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 noticeable basically in Indonesia and a
number of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every poultry. Many new images of Indonesian birds seem during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been rigorously chosen to teach the $64000 features of every fowl. The concise textual content offer important details, and an index of universal names is equipped behind the booklet.

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In flight, its wings are characteristically rounded. Voice: Vocal; constantly utters a high-pitched, three-note whistle du nng fl1ght. Habits: Found 1n freshwater habi- Distribution: Oriental regim; nomadic outside breeding season A tats such as marshes, reservoirs and flooded f1elds with plenty of vegetation. H1des dur1ng most of the day 1n lake-s1de grasses or roosts 1n low trees near water. Fl1es out slowly in dense flocks to feed on the water's surface at n1ght, dabbling or d1v1ng for edible matter.

R. eucus 60 em F: Phalacrocoracidae Description: Unmistakable; the only cormorant 1n the country with wh1te underparts; white usually covers the entire belly. Voice: Usually silent; guttural calls near nest. Habits: Found near freshwater lakes and marshes, as well as t1dal estuaries, brack1sh wetlands and mangroves. Occasionally seen along exposed coastal areas and offshore islands. Sw1ms low in the water and d1ves for f1sh. Usually seen s1ngly or 1n small groups, fly1ng or perched near the water.

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.

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