Contributors: Paul Jepson, with Bas van Balen, Victor Mason, Richard Nosek, Margaret Kinnaird, and Jon Hornbuckle
Compiled by the leading authorities on Indonesian birds this is a comprehensive guide covering birding in the region, containing the most up-to-date knowledge. The introductory section covers the bird families, an historical overview of the ornithologists of the region, and recent conservation efforts. The main body of the text details the premier birding sites of Java, Bali, Nusa Tenggara, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Irian Jaya, accompanied by detailed maps. Information on practical aspects (accommodation, transport, etc) is also provided, as is an index of English and scientific names.