• Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea 2nd edition - A Field Guide Review

    14 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    “Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea” by James A. Eaton, Bas van Balen, Nick W. Brickle and Frank E. Rheindt is a big book. Or should I say a great book? Or both?
    Its dimensions are 16 × 23 cm / 6.3 x 9.1 in (that odd black stripe on the front cover makes it appear even larger in photos), but for a tropical field guide weighs rather moderate 1.2 kg / 2.6 lbs. Before you question how moderate 1.2 kg could be, do keep in mind that this guide covers 4,400 km / 2,750 mi of the Earth's circumference, or 11% of the length of the Equator, and describes 13% of global...
    Read more ...