2 thoughts on “A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia Including the Philippines & Borneo

  1. Very comprehensive thick book covering numerous species in SE Asia. I was able to find almost all the birds we see here in Singapore in this book. Additionally:

    1) Each bird listing shows how commonly encountered it is, and whether it is endangered. And if endangered, to what extent. There is a scale for each of these.

    2) Photos are good, with the exception of maybe 1 or 2 where the subject was way too blurry to be seen. All birds are photographed as they are seen in the wild, except for a few, wh

  2. I’m giving it only 2 stars because its obvious that most of the birds featured here are the mainland SE Asia birds. The addition of the Philippine species feels like an after-thought, perhaps to maximize the range of the buying market. But don’t get me wrong, any bird guide about the Philippines is welcome! I wonder sometimes why they even bother to create field guides for such a small market as the Philippines.

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