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A Field Guide to the Birds of Singapore


A Field Guide to the Birds of Singapore is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 422 bird species of Singapore, as well as ‘escapees’ not formally accepted as ‘wild’ birds. The species are clearly illustrated in over 100 plates, with many variants. The main identifying features of each species are described and key facts cover size, voice, range and status, habitat and breeding. The book also includes information on taxonomy and nomenclature, observing birds, climate, habitats, the breeding cycle, migration and conservation as well as a section on 25 key birdwatching sites with maps.

Lim Kim Seng has more than 40 years’ experience of birdwatching across Southeast Asia. He is a professional bird guide and biodiversity consultant and has authored more than 10 books on birds. Yong Ding Li completed his doctorate in biodiversity conservation at the Australian National University. He currently coordinates BirdLife International’s work on migratory bird conservation in Asia. He has worked extensively in the region and is author of The 125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia. Ding Li also actively volunteers for the Nature Society (Singapore) and has 30 years of field experience in the country. Lim Kim Chuah is a committee member of the Nature Society (Singapore)’s bird group and one of the most experienced birdwatchers in Singapore. Dana Gardner has illustrated over 24 books on birds and natural history. He has spent 10 years living and working in Southeast Asia, and Central and South America.

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