|Availability:||In stock (1)|
|Authors||Geoffrey Davison, Con Foley & Adam Hogg|
|Publisher||John Beaufoy Publishing|
|Size||180 x 128mm|
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 is perfect for resident and visitor alike.
High quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, the forests, birdwatching trails at Fraser’s Hill as well as the other wildlife to be found there. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Fraser’s Hill encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names as well as its regional status.
Dr Geoffrey Davison spent all his working life in Southeast Asia, as a university lecturer in Malaysia, a conservationist with WWF, and then with the National Parks Board in Singapore. His interests range across ornithology, tropical forest ecology and animal taxonomy. He has written numerous scientific papers, as well as a number of books about birds and wildlife in Southeast Asia, including bestseller A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia. Con Foley is a professional nature photographer who leads photo tours and workshops in and around Singapore, Malaysia and further afield. He is the past president of the Nature Photographic Society (Singapore) and has had his photographs published worldwide. Adam Hogg is a young photographer based in Fraser’s Hill.