This is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any birdwatcher visiting China and Hong Kong.
This area is one of the world's top destinations for birdwatchers. A total of 252 species is described here in detail, from the magestic Black-crowned Night Heron to the striking Large Niltava. All of these birds are clearly illustrated in a collection of specially commissioned colour photographs.
With almost 300 full-colour photographs, easy-to-use thumbnail silhouettes, a regional distribution map and handy tips on the best birding localities, this guide is an invaluable aid for any birdwatcher visiting this region.
John Mackinnon lived in China and Hong Kong for eight years, and has extensive experience of watching and writing about Chinese birds. He has been working in ecology and conservation in Asia for over 30 years and has written and co-authored many books on the natural history of Asia.