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By Morten Strange

A Photographic consultant to the Birds of Indonesia is the easiest, so much finished photographic consultant to the birds of Indonesia.

Because of its mammoth measurement and geographical position, Indonesia has the world's so much 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 shuttle vacation spot for bird-watching.

This poultry box advisor covers a complete of 912 species, together with lots of the non-migratory and endemic species which are visible in basic terms in Indonesia and a
number of threatened and endangered species. a photo and distribution map is given for every chicken. Many new photos of Indonesian birds seem during this quantity for the 1st time and feature been conscientiously chosen to teach the $64000 features of every poultry. The concise textual content offer very important details, and an index of universal names is supplied behind the e-book.

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MaJacca Strait and pc:ssibly elsewhere; a widespread and fair1y ccrnmrn visiter throoghoot inland seas 0 RED-FOOTED BOOBY Suia suia 71 em F: Sulidae Description: Best d1st1ngu;shed from the Masked Booby 1n fl;ght, by its white (not black) tail. Also note red feet, lack of mask and smaller size. Voice: Qu;et at sea. No;sy honks and whistles near nest. Habits: A stnctly pelag;c b;rd, rarely seen near the coast. Substantial colonies exist on Kakab1a, Gunungap1, Manuk and other remote islands 1n offshore Wallacea.

A shy btrd; habtts l11tle known. ~-· Q• - ~--~:t~~ .. #~ . . . ~~-- ·~. "« Distribution: Sunda subregicrl. An uncommon resiOOnt in Sum atra and Kalimantan. so·~;~;;·~·3·s··~;;;···F;··rh~~·;~~·i·d~~········ Description: Captive female in photo. Note diagnostic grey1sh head and brown plumage w1th scales, but no ocelli. Male has long tall, w1th blue-green sheen. Voice: A loud karau karau. Habits: Found 1n pr1mary lower manta ne forest, between 800 and 1,700 m. Numbers have declmed due to hab1tatloss, although 1t does show some tolerance to disturbance.

A locally farr1y common but generally scarce resident on Sulawesi, Sangi tB and T alaud Islands. DUSKY SCRUBFOWL (Common Scrubfowl) Megapodius freycinet 34 em F: Megapodiidae Description: W1th1n 1ts range can only be confused w1th Moluccan Scrub fowl, Megapodius wallacei, which has pale brown plumage with a banded back. Voice: Vocal; a senes of chuckling notes. Cken-l1ke b1rd that feeds on the ground 1n dense coastal or pr1mary h1ll forest Often seen in res1dent pa1rs. Walks long distances, picking up fru1ts and invertebrates from the leaf litter.

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