BirdingASIA 11

BirdingASIA 11 June 2009: contents

  • SPECIAL REPORT Oriental Galliformes—emblems of Asia’s natural treasure
    PHILIP McGOWAN
  • PIONEER OF ASIAN ORNITHOLOGY Gerd Heinrich
    N. J. COLLAR
  • 25th ANNIVERSARY REPORT Lost, found and saved—OBC conservation: the next 25 years
    NIGEL J. COLLAR & BRIAN R. SYKES
  • ASIAN ENIGMA Is Vaurie’s Nightjar Caprimulgus centralasicus a valid species?
    PAUL J. LEADER
  • ID FORUM Fire-tailed Sunbirds Aethopyga ignicauda in north-west Thailand and notes on their identification
    PHILIP D. ROUND & AKALAK KUNSORN
  • ID FORUM Notes on the status and identification of the Silvery Pigeon Columba argentina
    YONG DING LI
  • BIRDING HOTSPOT Flores and Komodo: two islands of Northern Nusa Tenggara
    ATTILA SIMAY, TAMAS ZALAI & ZOLTAN ECSEDI
  • OBCs 25th ANNIVERSARY PHOTOSPOT SPECIAL
  • BIRD TO WATCH Observations of Milky Storks Mycteria cinerea in Percut, North Sumatra, Indonesia
    CHRIS R. SHEPHERD & GIYANTO
  • BIRD TO WATCH A note on the breeding success of Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea in 2008, South Sumatra province, Indonesia and more on its diet
    MUHAMMAD IQBAL, FADLY TAKARI, HERI MULYONO & RASAM

ba11coverBornean Bristlehead BirdingASIA 11 cover © James Eaton/Birdtour Asia


  • BIRD TO WATCH Nordmann’s Greenshank Tringa guttifer reappears in Singapore after a 27-year break
    TAN GIM CHEONG
  • BIRD TO WATCH Return of the Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon: a reintroduction programme in Shaanxi province, China
    YU XIAO-PING, CHANG XIU-YUN, LI XIA, CHEN WEN-GUI & SHI LIANG
  • REDISCOVERY Worcester’s Buttonquail Turnix worcesteri rediscovered at Dalton Pass
    DESMOND ALLEN
  • SPECIAL REPORT An emerging Asian taste for owls? Enforcement agency seizes 1,236 owls and other wildlife in Malaysia
    CHRIS R. SHEPHERD & LORETTA ANN SHEPHERD
  • BIRDS AND PEOPLE The Demoiselle Cranes Grus virgo of Kheechan, Rajasthan, India
    ANANDA BANERJEE
    BIRDS AND PEOPLE Nesting of Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica in northern Thailand
    RATTANAWAT CHAIYARAT, WITTAYA KAEWSRI, AREERAK DARAVIROJ & SUPHAT PRASOPSIN
  • PROJECT REPORT The Javan Hawk Eagle Spizaetus bartelsi: observations on a breeding pair and concerns for its future
    ADAM A. SUPRIATNA
  • FIELD STUDY Observations at a nest of Malayan Whistling Thrush Myophonus robinsoniin the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
    ALLAN TEO & Y. C. WEE
  • NOTEBOOK The Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis and its gular sac
    ADRIAN T. H. LIM, L. K. WANG & Y. C. WEE
  • NOTEBOOK Observation of the mobbing of a Javan Hawk Eagle Spizaetus bartelsi by an Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    IMAM TAUFIQURRAHMAN
  • NOTEBOOK First record of Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans in Malaysia
    LIM KIM CHYE & LIM SWEE YIAN
  • NOTEBOOK The juvenile plumage and vocalisations of Giant Scops Owl Mimizuku gurneyi
    SIMON HARRAP
  • NOTEBOOK Observations of a nesting Large Frogmouth Batrachostomus auritus in Taman Negara, Peninsular Malaysia
    JOHN WRIGHT
  • NOTEBOOK Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani: first record for Vietnam and South-East Asia
    JOHN WRIGHT
  • NOTEBOOK The “Fly the Vulture Home” project
    SIMON RODDIS
  • PHOTOSPOT SPECIAL An Odyssey in search of little-known Indonesian birds
  • PHOTOSPOT Caught on camera in the field
  • OBITUARY Ravi Sankaran—a life of courage and conviction
    T. R. SHANKAR RAMAN & DIVYA MUDAPPA

Plus regular sections: Letter from the Chairman, OBC in action: Conservation Fund, Smythies Fund, From the Field, Reviews.

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