Birds of China (Princeton Field Guides #160) (Paperback)

Birds of China (Princeton Field Guides #160) By Liu Yang, Chen Shuihua Cover Image
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A comprehensive, fully illustrated field guide to the birds of China

China is home to some of the most spectacular birdlife to be found anywhere in the world. This richly illustrated field guide covers every species found throughout the region, including numerous endemic and globally threatened species. Detailed species accounts cover everything from biometrics and habitat to behavior, distribution, and voice, and each one comes with illustrations of the species and a color distribution map. A landmark achievement, Birds of China is the ideal companion for travelers to China and a must for any birder's bookshelf.
  • The first complete English-language field guide to China's wondrously diverse birdlife
  • Covers nearly 1,500 species, including endemics and threatened birds
  • Features a wealth of breathtaking color plates painted by leading Chinese artists
  • Includes some 4,000 images that illustrate every species
  • Discusses China's geography and zoogeography
  • Shares invaluable advice on birding practices and ethics

About the Author

Liu Yang is professor of animal ecology and ornithology at Sun Yat-sen University and a leading authority on the birdlife of China. Chen Shuihua is deputy director of the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, which is home to one of China's largest collections of bird specimens.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780691237527
ISBN-10: 0691237522
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: January 16th, 2024
Pages: 672
Language: English
Series: Princeton Field Guides