Over 250 species are included in this useful guide, each description supported by a clear colour photograph. Thumbnail silhouettes, identifying visually the different family groups, are shown on the guide pages. Also contains useful information on bird biology and behaviour.
Michael Webster is currently based in Thailand at the University of Chiang Mai and is a well-respected expert on birds of Thailand and South-east Asia. Chew Yen Fook has received much acclaim for his nature and wildlife photography. He currently runs his own editorial and photographic consultancy in Sungapore and is the photographer on Photographic Guide to the Birds of Borneo (New Holland, 1996) and Photographic Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore (New Holland, 1995).