This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Thailand is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of Thailand's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Thailand encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status as at 2012.
Philip D. Round, a British citizen who has lived, and watched birds, in Thailand for over 30 years, is the foremost authority on Thai birds. He has written several books and over 80 scientific papers on Thai birds, and wildlife conservation issues.
Wich’yanan Limparungpatthanakij has a masters degree in biology from Mahidol University. He is a member of Thailands’ Bird Records Committee and compiles records for the Bird Conservation Society of Thailand.