This book covers over 400 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 480 full-colour photographs.
Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important features of the species illustrated. In several cases, different plumages or flight shots are included. The concise text provides vital information on the plumages, voice and habits of each species covered and includes new information. Several related species are also mentioned in the texts. This book will enable accurate field identification in one of the world's most diverse avifaunal regions. Indespensable reading for all bird lovers.