The Resource A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Allen Jeyarajasingam ; illustrated by Alan Pearson, (electronic resource/)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Allen Jeyarajasingam ; illustrated by Alan Pearson, (electronic resource/)

Label
A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
Title
A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore
Statement of responsibility
Allen Jeyarajasingam ; illustrated by Alan Pearson
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Language
eng
Summary
This new edition is the most comprehensive field guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, covering all 673 species known to occur in the region. The birds are illustrated in a series of 74 stunning full-colour plates, painted for this book by Alan Pearson, an artist with considerable first-hand experience of the region. The plates illustrate the various plumage variations for each bird, and show the birds perched and also in flight, where relevant to theiridentification. The text, written and revised by Allen Jeyarajasingam, is accessible to experienced ornithologists and begin
Dewey number
598.09595
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL691.M4
LC item number
J49 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Allen Jeyarajasingam ; illustrated by Alan Pearson, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Appendix 3: Hills, peaks, hill-stations, and mountain passes cited in the text
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of plates; Anatomy and plumage of a bird; Glossary and abbreviations; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; BACKGROUND; Introduction to this book; Introduction to Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore; Conservation; The avifauna; Migration; Breeding; Birdwatching in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore; FAMILY AND SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS; Partridges, Quails, and Pheasants: Phasianidae; Ducks: Anatidae; Petrels and Shearwaters: Procellariidae; Storm-petrels: Hydrobatidae; Grebes: Podicipedidae; Storks: Ciconiidae; Ibises: Threskiornithidae
  • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: ArdeidaeFrigatebirds: Fregatidae; Pelicans: Pelecanidae; Boobies: Sulidae; Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae; Darters: Anhingidae; Falcons: Falconidae; Osprey, Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Vultures: Accipitridae; Rails and Crakes: Rallidae; Finfoots: Heliornithidae; Cranes: Gruidae; Buttonquails: Turnicidae; Thick-knees: Burhinidae; Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae; Crab Plover: Dromadidae; Stilts: Recurvirostridae; Lapwings and Plovers: Charadriidae; Paintedsnipe: Rostratulidae; Jacanas: Jacanidae; Snipe, Godwits, Curlews, Sandpipers, and Phalaropes: Scolopacidae
  • Pratincoles: GlareolidaeGulls and Terns: Laridae; Jaegers: Stercorariidae; Pigeons: Columbidae; Parrots, Hanging-parrots, Parakeets, and Cockatoos: Psittacidae; Cuckoos: Cuculidae; Barn Owls and Bay-owls: Tytonidae; Typical Owls: Strigidae; Frogmouths: Podargidae; Nightjars: Caprimulgidae; Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae; Swifts: Apodidae; Trogons: Trogonidae; Rollers: Coraciidae; Kingfishers: Alcedinidae; Bee-eaters: Meropidae; Hoopoes: Upupidae; Hornbills: Bucerotidae; Barbets and allies: Ramphastidae; Honeyguides: Indicatoridae; Woodpeckers: Picidae; Broadbills: Eurylaimidae; Pittas: Pittidae
  • Australo-Papuan Warblers: AcanthizidaeRail-babbler and allies: Eupetidae; Incertae sedis: (Family uncertain); Woodswallows: Artamidae; Ioras: Aegithinidae; Cuckooshrikes, Trillers, Minivets, and Flycatcher-shrikes: Campephagidae; Whistlers: Pachycephalidae; Shrikes: Laniidae; Shrike-babblers, Erpornis, and allies: Vireonidae; Old World Orioles and allies: Oriolidae; Drongos: Dicruridae; Fantails: Rhipiduridae; Monarchs: Monarchidae; Jays, Magpies, Treepies, and Crows: Corvidae; Typical Tits: Paridae; Swallows and Martins: Hirundinidae; Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae; Old World Warblers: Sylviidae
  • Babblers: TimaliidaeCisticolas, Prinias, and Tailorbirds: Cisticolidae; Nuthatches: Sittidae; Starlings and Mynas: Sturnidae; Thrushes: Turdidae; Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae; Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae; Leafbirds: Chloropseidae; Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae; Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae; Old World Sparrows and allies: Passeridae; Weavers and allies: Ploceidae; Parrotfinches and Munias: Estrildidae; Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae; Finches: Fringillidae; Buntings and allies: Emberizidae; APPENDICES; Appendix 1: Table of night bird calls; Appendix 2: Table of barbet calls
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Label
A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Allen Jeyarajasingam ; illustrated by Alan Pearson, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Note
Appendix 3: Hills, peaks, hill-stations, and mountain passes cited in the text
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of plates; Anatomy and plumage of a bird; Glossary and abbreviations; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z; BACKGROUND; Introduction to this book; Introduction to Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore; Conservation; The avifauna; Migration; Breeding; Birdwatching in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore; FAMILY AND SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS; Partridges, Quails, and Pheasants: Phasianidae; Ducks: Anatidae; Petrels and Shearwaters: Procellariidae; Storm-petrels: Hydrobatidae; Grebes: Podicipedidae; Storks: Ciconiidae; Ibises: Threskiornithidae
  • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: ArdeidaeFrigatebirds: Fregatidae; Pelicans: Pelecanidae; Boobies: Sulidae; Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae; Darters: Anhingidae; Falcons: Falconidae; Osprey, Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Vultures: Accipitridae; Rails and Crakes: Rallidae; Finfoots: Heliornithidae; Cranes: Gruidae; Buttonquails: Turnicidae; Thick-knees: Burhinidae; Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae; Crab Plover: Dromadidae; Stilts: Recurvirostridae; Lapwings and Plovers: Charadriidae; Paintedsnipe: Rostratulidae; Jacanas: Jacanidae; Snipe, Godwits, Curlews, Sandpipers, and Phalaropes: Scolopacidae
  • Pratincoles: GlareolidaeGulls and Terns: Laridae; Jaegers: Stercorariidae; Pigeons: Columbidae; Parrots, Hanging-parrots, Parakeets, and Cockatoos: Psittacidae; Cuckoos: Cuculidae; Barn Owls and Bay-owls: Tytonidae; Typical Owls: Strigidae; Frogmouths: Podargidae; Nightjars: Caprimulgidae; Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae; Swifts: Apodidae; Trogons: Trogonidae; Rollers: Coraciidae; Kingfishers: Alcedinidae; Bee-eaters: Meropidae; Hoopoes: Upupidae; Hornbills: Bucerotidae; Barbets and allies: Ramphastidae; Honeyguides: Indicatoridae; Woodpeckers: Picidae; Broadbills: Eurylaimidae; Pittas: Pittidae
  • Australo-Papuan Warblers: AcanthizidaeRail-babbler and allies: Eupetidae; Incertae sedis: (Family uncertain); Woodswallows: Artamidae; Ioras: Aegithinidae; Cuckooshrikes, Trillers, Minivets, and Flycatcher-shrikes: Campephagidae; Whistlers: Pachycephalidae; Shrikes: Laniidae; Shrike-babblers, Erpornis, and allies: Vireonidae; Old World Orioles and allies: Oriolidae; Drongos: Dicruridae; Fantails: Rhipiduridae; Monarchs: Monarchidae; Jays, Magpies, Treepies, and Crows: Corvidae; Typical Tits: Paridae; Swallows and Martins: Hirundinidae; Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae; Old World Warblers: Sylviidae
  • Babblers: TimaliidaeCisticolas, Prinias, and Tailorbirds: Cisticolidae; Nuthatches: Sittidae; Starlings and Mynas: Sturnidae; Thrushes: Turdidae; Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae; Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae; Leafbirds: Chloropseidae; Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae; Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae; Old World Sparrows and allies: Passeridae; Weavers and allies: Ploceidae; Parrotfinches and Munias: Estrildidae; Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae; Finches: Fringillidae; Buntings and allies: Emberizidae; APPENDICES; Appendix 1: Table of night bird calls; Appendix 2: Table of barbet calls
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