Please note, this is a reissue of A Photographic Guide to Birds of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers.
Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are becoming increasingly popular with all kinds of visitors, not least birdwatchers who can visit many national parks and reserves harbouring a bounty of amazing species. The three countries are home to about 1,000 species of birds including such rarities as Bengal Florican, Giant Ibis, Green Peafowl and Vietnamese Cutia. This concise and easy-to-use guide features 252 of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia's most interesting and spectacular birds, each illustrated in full colour with key information on ID, habitat and distribution.
Illustrated with clear colour photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveller is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.
Peter Davidson is an expert on the birds of South-East Asia, having studied and photographed them for many years and worked on various projects for BirdLife International in the region. He now works for the Bird Studies Canada Programme in British Columbia.