A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Japan and North-East Asia
Succinct entries for each species describe important identification features, various plumages, how to distinguish similar species, and where, when, and how frequently to expect sightings. Each entry includes one or more superb photographs and a user-friendly range map.
Featured in this guide:
· Key facts for identifying nearly 600 bird species found in Japan, Korea, north-east China, and the Russian far east
· Over 1500 superb color photographs of wild birds
· Information on a wide range of avian habitats, including alpine areas, coastal waters, tidal flats, mixed and evergreen forests, wetlands, cultivated fields, and urban areas
· An overview of conservation issues
Yale University Press, 9780300135565, 504pp.
Publication Date: March 3, 2008
About the Author
Tadao Shimba is an internationally respected birder and natural history photographer. He has recorded many rare birds and frequently contributes photographs and birding accounts to field guides and magazines. He lives in Battle Creek, MI.