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Birds of Ecuador by Juan Freile & Robin Restall

2 years ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Helm Field Guides, Paperback - May 2018
As we birders like to see ourselves, we aren't tourists but travellers, even explorers. And hence we do not carry tourist guides with us. Our tourist attractions have feathers and unlike crumbling temples or colonial buildings, do not stay in one place. They wander around and are way harder to find. Still, this does not mean that we have no equivalent of those tourist guides. We chase birds, so we carry bird guides - in many ways, not too different from tourist guides.
To paraphrase Keith Barnes, who wrote on world birding in 2008 ABA's Birding...
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Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

When you think of the best birding in the south of Asia, it is Malaysia that comes to mind, although you are likely not to even think of the country as such: you are dreaming... Read more ...