This is the first book to describe and illustrate the birds of Sulawesi. Of the 278 species found there, 161 species are described in the book; with brief references to another 88. A complete checklist is also included.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Grebes; Frigatebirds; Cormorants; Boobies; Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns; Storks and Ibises; Bird of Prey; Ducks; Megapodes; Crakes and Rails; Jacanas; Shorebirds; Stilts; Thick-knees; Terns; Pigeons and Doves; Parrots; Cuckoos; Owls; Nightjars; Swifts; Kingfishers; Bee-eaters; Rollers; Hornbills; Woodpeckers; Pittas; Swallows; Wagtails and Pipits; Cuckoo-shrikes and Trillers; Bulbuls; Thrushes; Bablers; Malia and Geomalia; Warblers; Flycatchers; Whistlers; Flowerpeckers; Sunbirds; White-eyes; Honeyeaters; Sparrows, Munias, and Finches; Starlings and Mynas; Orioles; Drongoes; Wood-swallows; Crows; Appendix; Further Reading; Index to Genera. Systematic Section