Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Hong Kong – In English
Author: Ray Tipper
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd
About: This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Hong Kong is perfect for resident and visitor alike. The author’s high quality photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Hong Kong encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, vernacular name, and IUCN status as at 2012.