Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia are becoming increasingly popular with all kinds of visitors, not least birdwatchers who can visit many national parks and reserves harboring a bounty of amazing species. The three countries are home to about 1,000 species of birds, including such rarities as Bengal Florican, Giant Ibis, Green Peafowl, and Vietnamese Cutia. This concise and easy-to-use guide features 252 of the most interesting and spectacular birds of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, each illustratedin full color with key information on identification, habitat, and distribution.
Illustrated with clear color photography and brief but authoritative descriptions, the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveler is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.
Peter Davidsonis an expert on the birds of Southeast Asia, having studied and photographed them for many years and worked on various projects for BirdLife International in the region. He now works for the Bird Studies Canada Program in British Columbia.