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The Songs and Calls of 420 Birds in Japan (6CD)

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By: Tsuruhiko Kabaya and Michio Matsuda

447 pages, 6 discs, includes 447-page book with colour photos and illustrations


Audio CD | Audio | Dec 2001 | #146574 | ISBN: 4094800735
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Contains 6 CDs with recordings of 420 birds, and a big 447-page book. The book has photos and sonograms, with text in Japanese (with English and scientific species names), and indexes of scientific and English names to the CD tracks.


Species list (in order of the Clements 2000 checklist):

Loons Gaviidae * Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata Grebes Podicipedidae * Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis * Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena * Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Albatrosses Diomedeidae * Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus * Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Shearwaters and Petrels Procellariidae * Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas * Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Storm-Petrels Hydrobatidae * Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro * Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa * Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis * Tristram's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tristrami Gannets and Boobies Sulidae * Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae * Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo * Japanese Cormorant Phalacrocorax capillatus * Red-faced Cormorant Phalacrocorax urile Herons, Egrets and Bitterns Ardeidae * Gray Heron Ardea cinerea * Great Egret Ardea alba * Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia * Little Egret Egretta garzetta * Pacific Reef-Heron Egretta sacra * Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis * Striated Heron Butorides striatus * Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax * Japanese Night-Heron Gorsachius goisagi * Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus * Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis * Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus * Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus * Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris Storks Ciconiidae * Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala * Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana Ibis and Spoonbills Threskiornithidae * Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus * Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus * Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon * Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Ducks, Geese and Swans Anatidae * Black Swan Cygnus atratus * Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus * Whistling Swan Cygnus columbianus * Bean Goose Anser fabalis * Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons * Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus * Greylag Goose Anser anser * Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus * Snow Goose Chen caerulescens * Emperor Goose Chen canagica * Canada Goose Branta canadensis * Brant Branta bernicla * Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea * Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata * Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope * Falcated Duck Anas falcata * Green-winged Teal Anas crecca * Mallard Anas platyrhynchos * Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha * Northern Pintail Anas acuta * Common Pochard Aythya ferina * Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula * Greater Scaup Aythya marila * Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus * Oldsquaw Clangula hyemalis * Black Scoter Melanitta nigra * Common Merganser Mergus merganser Osprey Pandionidae * Osprey Pandion haliaetus Hawks, Eagles and Kites Accipitridae * Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus * Black Kite Milvus migrans * White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla * Steller's Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus * Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela * Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis * Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter gularis * Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus * Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis * Gray-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus * Common Buzzard Buteo buteo * Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos * Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis Falcons and Caracaras Falconidae * Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus * Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo * Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Grouse, Ptarmigans and Prairie-chickens Tetraonidae * Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus * Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia Pheasants and Partridges Phasianidae * Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica * Chinese Bamboo-Partridge Bambusicola thoracica * Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii * Ring-necked Pheasant Phasianus colchicus * Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor * Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Buttonquail Turnicidae * Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator Cranes Gruidae * Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus * Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis * White-naped Crane Grus vipio * Common Crane Grus grus * Hooded Crane Grus monacha * Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Rails, Gallinules and Coots Rallidae * Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides * Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae * Water Rail Rallus aquaticus * White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus * Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca * Watercock Gallicrex cinerea * Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus * Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Painted-Snipe Rostratulidae * Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis Oystercatchers Haematopodidae * Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Avocets and Stilts Recurvirostridae * Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Pratincoles and Coursers Glareolidae * Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum Plovers and Lapwings Charadriidae * Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus * Gray-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus * Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva * Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola * Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius * Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus * Mongolian Plover Charadrius mongolus Sandpipers and Allies Scolopacidae * Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola * Amami Woodcock Scolopax mira * Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii * Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago * Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa * Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica * Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus * Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata * Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis * Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus * Common Redshank Tringa totanus * Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia * Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola * Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus * Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos * Gray-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes * Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres * Sanderling Calidris alba * Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis * Dunlin Calidris alpina * Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus * Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Jaegers and Skuas Stercorariidae * Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Gulls Laridae * Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris * Mew Gull Larus canus * Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus * Herring Gull Larus argentatus * Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus * Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus * Saunders' Gull Larus saundersi * Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Terns Sternidae * Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii * Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana * Common Tern Sterna hirundo * Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea * Little Tern Sterna albifrons * Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata * Black Noddy Anous minutus * Brown Noddy Anous stolidus * White Tern Gygis alba Auks, Murres and Puffins Alcidae * Common Murre Uria aalge * Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia * Spectacled Guillemot Cepphus carbo * Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume * Least Auklet Aethia pusilla * Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata Pigeons and Doves Columbidae * Rock Dove Columba livia * Japanese Wood-Pigeon Columba janthina * Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis * Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto * Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica * Zebra Dove Geopelia striata * White-bellied Pigeon Treron sieboldii * Whistling Green-Pigeon Treron formosae Cockatoos and Allies Cacatuidae * Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus Parrots, Macaws and Allies Psittacidae * Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus * Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri * Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Cuckoos Cuculidae * Northern Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax hyperythrus * Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus * Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus * Horsfield's Cuckoo Cuculus horsfieldi * Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus Barn-Owls Tytonidae * Eastern Grass-Owl Tyto longimembris Typical Owls Strigidae * Japanese Scops-Owl Otus semitorques * Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia * Ryukyu Scops-Owl Otus elegans * Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo * Blakiston's Fish-Owl Ketupa blakistoni * Ural Owl Strix uralensis * Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata * Long-eared Owl Asio otus * Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Nightjars and Allies Caprimulgidae * Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus Swifts Apodidae * White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus * Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus * House Swift Apus nipalensis Kingfishers Alcedinidae * Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis * Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda * White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis * Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata * Collared Kingfisher Todirhamphus chloris * Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris Typical Rollers Coraciidae * Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis Hoopoes Upupidae * Hoopoe Upupa epops Woodpeckers and Allies Picidae * Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla * Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos kizuki * Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor * White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos * Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major * Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius * Japanese Woodpecker Picus awokera * Gray-faced Woodpecker Picus canus * Okinawa Woodpecker Sapheopipo noguchii Ovenbirds Furnariidae * Red-eyed Thornbird Phacellodomus erythrophthalmus Pittas Pittidae * Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Larks Alaudidae * Japanese Skylark Alauda japonica Swallows Hirundinidae * Bank Swallow Riparia riparia * Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica * Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica * Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica * Asian Martin Delichon dasypus Wagtails and Pipits Motacillidae * Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus * Black-backed Wagtail Motacilla lugens * Japanese Wagtail Motacilla grandis * Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava * Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea * Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni * American Pipit Anthus rubescens Cuckoo-shrikes Campephagidae * Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus * Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus Bulbuls Pycnonotidae * Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus * Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis * Brown-eared Bulbul Ixos amaurotis Kinglets Regulidae * Goldcrest Regulus regulus Waxwings Bombycillidae * Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus * Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica Dippers Cinclidae * Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii Wrens Troglodytidae * Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Accentors Prunellidae * Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris * Japanese Accentor Prunella rubida Thrushes and Allies Turdidae * Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius * Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica * Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma * Amami Thrush Zoothera major * Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis * Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula * Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus * Pale Thrush Turdus pallidus * Brown-headed Thrush Turdus chrysolaus * Izu Thrush Turdus celaenops * Dusky Thrush Turdus naumanni * Fieldfare Turdus pilaris * Song Thrush Turdus philomelos * Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Cisticolas and Allies Cisticolidae * Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis Old World Warblers Sylviidae * Asian Stubtail Urosphena squameiceps * Japanese Bush-Warbler Cettia diphone * Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata * Middendorff's Warbler Locustella ochotensis * Pleske's Warbler Locustella pleskei * Gray's Warbler Locustella fasciolata * Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps * Oriental Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis * Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus * Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita * Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix * Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi * Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus * Inornate Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus * Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis * Sakhalin Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus borealoides * Eastern Crowned-Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus * Ijima's Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus ijimae * Marsh Grassbird Megalurus pryeri * Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca Old World Flycatchers Muscicapidae * Siberian Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica * Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica * Gray Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus * Korean (aka Yellow-rumped) Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia * Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina * Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki * Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana * European Robin Erithacus rubecula * Japanese Robin Erithacus akahige * Ryukyu Robin Erithacus komadori * Rufous-tailed Robin Luscinia sibilans * Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope * Bluethroat Luscinia svecica * Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane * Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus * Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis * White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus * Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus * Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus * Canary Islands Chat Saxicola dacotiae * Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Monarch Flycatchers Monarchidae * Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone atrocaudata Babblers Timaliidae * White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus * Hwamei Garrulax canorus * White-browed Laughingthrush Garrulax sannio * Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea Parrotbills Paradoxornithidae * Vinous-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis webbianus Long-tailed Tits Aegithalidae * Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Tits and Chickadees Paridae * Marsh Tit Parus palustris * Willow Tit Parus montanus * Coal Tit Parus ater * Great Tit Parus major * Varied Tit Sittiparus varius Nuthatches Sittidae * Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea Creepers Certhiidae * Eurasian Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Penduline Tits Remizidae * Chinese Penduline-Tit Remiz consobrinus White-eyes Zosteropidae * Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus Honeyeaters Meliphagidae * Bonin Honeyeater Apalopteron familiare Old World Orioles Oriolidae * Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis Shrikes Laniidae * Tiger Shrike Lanius tigrinus * Bull-headed Shrike Lanius bucephalus * Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Drongos Dicruridae * Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus Crows, Jays and Magpies Corvidae * Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius * Lidth's Jay Garrulus lidthi * Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyana * Formosan Magpie Urocissa caerulea * (Black-billed) Magpie Pica pica * Eurasian Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes * Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula * Daurian Jackdaw Corvus dauuricus * House Crow Corvus splendens * Rook Corvus frugilegus * Carrion Crow Corvus corone * Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos * Common Raven Corvus corax Starlings Sturnidae * Hill Myna Gracula religiosa * Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus * Common Myna Acridotheres tristis * Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra * Daurian Starling Sturnia sturnina * Chestnut-cheeked Starling Sturnia philippensis * White-cheeked Starling Sturnus cineraceus * European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Old World Sparrows Passeridae * House Sparrow Passer domesticus * Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans * Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Weavers and Allies Ploceidae * Red Bishop Euplectes orix Waxbills and Allies Estrildidae * Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda * Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes * Red Avadavat Amandava amandava * Chestnut-eared Finch Taeniopygia castanotis * White-throated Munia Lonchura malabarica * White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata * Dusky Munia Lonchura fuscans * Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata * Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca * Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla * White-headed Munia Lonchura maja * Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Siskins, Crossbills and Allies Fringillidae * Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs * Brambling Fringilla montifringilla * Asian Rosy-Finch Leucosticte arctoa * Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator * Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus * Pallas' Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus * Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra * White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera * Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea * Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus * Oriental Greenfinch Carduelis sinica * Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula * Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes * Yellow-billed Grosbeak Eophona migratoria * Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata * Long-tailed Rosefinch Uragus sibiricus Buntings, Sparrows, Seedeaters & Allies Emberizidae * Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella * Pine Bunting Emberiza leucocephalos * Meadow Bunting Emberiza cioides * Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana * Ochre-rumped Bunting Emberiza yessoensis * Chestnut-eared Bunting Emberiza fucata * Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla * Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica * Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans * Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola * Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila * Yellow Bunting Emberiza sulphurata * Black-faced Bunting Emberiza spodocephala * Gray Bunting Emberiza variabilis * Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus * Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis * White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys * Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus * Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Saltators, Cardinals and Allies Cardinalidae * Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

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