BirdingASIA 12

BirdingASIA 12 December 2009: contents

  • TAXONOMIC UPDATE Species-level changes suggested for Asian birds, 2007-2008
    J. D. PILGRIM, T. P. INSKIPP & N. J. COLLAR
  • COMMENTARY New species in photographs: risks, rights and responsibilities
    N. J. COLLAR
  • DISCOVERY “Spectacled Flowerpecker”: a species new to science discovered in Borneo?
    DAVID P. EDWARDS, RICHARD E. WEBSTER & ROSE ANN ROWLETT
  • DISCOVERY The discovery of Large-billed Reed Warblers Acrocephalus orinus in north-eastern Afghanistan
    ROBERT J. TIMMINS, NAQEEBULLAH MOSTAFAWI, ALI MADAD RAJABI, HAFIZULLAH NOORI, STEPHANE OSTROWSKI, URBAN OLSSON, LARS SVENSSON & COLIN M. POOLE
  • BIRDING HOTSPOT Sundarbans: Bangladesh’s unique birding hotspot
    M. MONIRUL H. KHAN
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD The newly described Bare-faced Bulbul Pycnonotus hualon
    JOHN D. PILGRIM, JONATHAN C. EAMES & DAVID GANDY
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Sumatran Babbler Pellorneum buetikofferi
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus in Ba Be National Park, Vietnam
    JONATHAN C. EAMES & LE MANH HUNG
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD The Enggano Thrush Zoothera leucolaema with some notes on its vocalisations
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN
  • OBC’s 25th ANNIVERSARY PHOTOSPOT SPECIAL
  • PIONEERS OF ASIAN ORNITHOLOGY
    The new generation – pioneers of Oriental birding
    ADRIAN PITCHES
  • SPOTLIGHT ON WETAR The birds of Wetar, Banda Sea: one of Indonesia’s forgotten islands
    COLIN R. TRAINOR, IMANUDDIN, FIRMANN ALDY, PHILIPPE VERBELEN & JONATHAN S. WALKER

BirdingASIA 6coverLong-tailed Broadbill BirdingASIA 12 cover © Con Foley


  • ASIAN ENIGMA Is the Double-banded Argus Argusianus bipunctatus a valid species?
    G. W. H. DAVISON & P. J. K. MCGOWAN
  • ID FORUM Nordmann’s Greenshank Tringa guttifer on Cemara beach, Jambi, Indonesia
    FRANSISCA NONI TIRTANINGTYAS & JOOST PHILIPPA
  • BIRDS AND PEOPLE The Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka and Oriental Bird Club: 25 years for the birds
    S. W. KOTAGAMA
  • BIRDS AND PEOPLE A review of the current knowledge and status of tame Great Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo in China
    LUI HE & DAVID GRÉMILLET
  • 25th ANNIVERSARY REPORT OBC conservation: news update and requests for practical help
    BRIAN SYKES
  • BIRD TO WATCH Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus: last chance to save
    EVGENY E. SYROECHKOVSKIY, CHRISTOPH ZÜCKLER & JEREMY P. BIRD
  • BIRDS TO WATCH Reviewing the conservation status of three Asian Aquila eagles
    JEREMY P. BIRD & ANDREW J. SYMES
  • BIRD TO WATCH Is the Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris in Asia?
    NICOLA CROCKFORD
  • CONSERVATION REPORT The Asian Gyps vulture crisis: the role of captive breeding in India to prevent total extinction
    CHRIS BOWDEN

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

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