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Natural History – Southeast Asia

A Field Guide to the Birds of Malaysia & Singapore

Lim Kim Seng, Yong Ding Li and Lim Kim Chuah

A fully comprehensive field guide to the 829 bird species of Malaysia (including Sabah and Sarawak) and Singapore. The species are clearly illustrated in over 170 plates, with many variants. The main identifying features of each species are described and key facts cover size, voice, range and status, habitat, specific country and breeding. The book […]

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Naturalist’s Guide to the Lizards of Southeast Asia

Jordi Janssen & Emerson Sy

Naturalist’s Guide to the Lizards of Southeast Asia is an introductory photographic identification guide to 226 lizard species commonly seen in mainland and maritime Southeast Asia (covering Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Peninsular and east Malaysia, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam). High quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers, some of […]

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The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia

Yong Ding Li & Low Bing Wen

Southeast Asia has a vast diversity of birdlife, comprising roughly one fifth of the world’s 10,000 living species, and of which over 850 are endemic, making the region a richly rewarding destination for birdwatchers. This fully illustrated guide describes the 125 best bird watching sites for viewing both common and rare species, covering Myanmar, Thailand, […]

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A Photographic Field Guide to Dragonflies & Damselflies of Singapore

Robin Ngiam and Marcus Ng

A Photographic Field Guide to the Dragonflies & Damselflies of Singapore is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 136 species of dragonfly and damselfly found in Singapore. With stunning, close-up photographs from the authors, each species is illustrated with multiple variants. The general introduction provides a comprehensive overview of dragonfly anatomy, feeding habits, courtship […]

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Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo (3rd edition)

Quentin Phillipps

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Published to great critical acclaim in 2009 and with a 2nd edition in 2011, this is a fully revised and updated edition of the most user-friendly field guide to the birds of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and the Indonesian states of Kalimantan. The book gives descriptions of 669 species living or reported on the […]

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Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo and their Ecology (2nd edition)

Written by Quentin Phillipps

A sister publication to the critically acclaimed “Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo”, this is a user-friendly field guide to the mammals of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and the Indonesian state of Kalimantan. The book gives descriptions of over 600 species living or reported on the island. These are superbly illustrated in […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Borneo (3rd edition)

Wong Tsu Shi

This fully revised photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Borneo (covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of Borneo’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Fraser’s Hill

Geoff Davison

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Fraser’s Hill is a photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen at Fraser’s Hill, as well as the Cameron and Genting Highlands in Peninsular Malaysia, and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia, including Sabah & Sarawak (3rd edition)

Geoffrey Davison and Yeap Chin Aik

Photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Malaysia (including the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo). High quality photographs from some of Malaysia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate, […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of the Philippines (2nd edition)

Maia Tañedo, Robert Hutchinson, Adrian and Trinket Constantino

A photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in the Philippines. High quality photographs from some of the Philippines’ top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography, climate, habitat types, biogeography, the main sites for viewing […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Singapore (3rd edition)

Yong Ding Li, Lim Kim Chuah and Lee Tiah Khee

A photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Singapore. High quality photographs from Singapore’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Thailand

Philip D Round

Photographic identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Thailand. High quality photographs from one of Thailand’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore & Thailand (3rd edition)

Laurence Kirton

A photographic identification guide to the 280 butterfly species most commonly seen in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. High quality photographs from the area’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia (2nd edition)

Chris R. Shepherd and Loretta Ann Shepherd

Photographic identification guide to the 129 species of mammal most commonly found in South-East Asia (covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Primates of Southeast Asia

Chris and Loretta Shepherd

This easy-to-use identification guide to all of the 120 species of primate in Asia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Reptiles & Amphibians of Bali (2nd)

Ruchira Somaweera

Photographic identification guide to all 89 reptile and amphibian species of Bali. High-quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers, are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits, occurrence and whether they are dangerous. The user-friendly introduction covers conservation, how to deal with snake bites, identification of body parts and a […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Southeast Asia (3rd)

Indraneil Das

This fully revised and updated 3rd edition of A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Southeast Asia is an easy-to-use identification guide to 264 snake species most commonly found in Southeast Asia (covering Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali), and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from the […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Trees of Southeast Asia

Saw Leng Guan

Photographic identification guide to 286 native and introduced species of tree, shrub and palm most commonly seen in Southeast Asia which is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality images from the region’s top nature photographers including bark, flower and fruit details are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, identifying features, distribution […]

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Wild Malaysia (2nd edition)

Text by Geoffrey Davison, Melvin Gumal and Junaidi Payne

Malaysia is a mega-diverse country with an incredible number of land species – it is estimated to contain 20 per cent of the world’s animal species – and whose coastal waters form part of the equally rich Coral Triangle. Written by a team of local experts, Wild Malaysia looks at the most important habitats within […]

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Wild Sabah (2nd edition)

Junaidi Payne

The natural history and ecology of Sabah (Malaysian Borneo), from the peaks of Mount Kinabalu to the floodplains of the Kinabatangan river are surveyed with verve, passionate enthusiasm and a strong conservation message by Junaidi Payne, while landscapes, scenery and wildlife are superbly portrayed in Cede Prudente’s spectacular accompanying photographs. About the author Junaidi Payne […]

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