BirdingASIA 16

BirdingASIA 16 December 2011: contents

  • Saving the Spoon-billed Sandpiper: news from the field in 2011
    BRIAN SYKES
  • Jinfo Shan Nature Reserve—a hidden Chinese treasure
    WENCHI JIN & YAN CHEN
  • PELAGIC BIRDWATCHING South-East Asia’s final frontier?
    COLIN POOLE, NICK BRICKLE & DAVID BAKEWELL
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Jerdon’s Baza Aviceda jerdoni in South-East Asia— a review of its occurrence, status and movements
    ALFRED CHIA
  • COUNTRY FIRST: SINGAPORE First national and nesting records of Brown Wood Owl Strix leptogrammica for Singapore
    KIM CHUAH LIM, ROBERT TEO, JUSTIN TAN & SIEW TECK YEO
  • COUNTRY FIRST: BANGLADESH First record of Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus for Bangladesh
    PAUL THOMPSON
  • COUNTRY FIRST: REPUBLIC OF THE MALDIVES First records of five species for the Maldives
    R. CHARLES ANDERSON, SAMEE RASHEED, ALI RILWAN & ANKE HOFMEISTER

BirdingAsia16aGould’s Shortwing, BirdingASIA 16 cover © Ramki Sreenivasan


  • COUNTRY FIRST: VIETNAM Zebra Dove Geopelia striata: a first record for Vietnam
    SIMON P. MAHOOD, FLORIAN KLINGEL & RICHARD CRAIK
  • PROJECT REPORT Trapped and traded—an insight into the field realities of the live bird trade in Uttar Pradesh, India
    ROHIT SINGH, LAURA SLADE & ORUS ILYAS
  • REDISCOVERY Rediscovery of Carunculated Fruit Dove Ptilinopus granulifrons on Obi, North Moluccas
    HANOM BASHARI
  • TAXONOMIC UPDATE Species-level and other interesting changes suggested for Asian birds, 2010
    T. P. INSKIPP, N. J. COLLAR, S. P. MAHOOD & J. D. PILGRIM
  • BIRDING HOTSPOT Manas National Park: Assam’s birding hotspot ANWARUDDIN CHOUDHURY
  • FIELD STUDY Observations on the hunting and feeding behaviour of breeding Long-tailed Shrikes Lanius schach
    KHOO SIEW YOONG
  • SPECIAL REPORT A leucistic Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis in Hebei Province and a review of albinistic and leucistic species in China
    DONGMING LI, JUYONG LI & YUEFENG WU
  • FIELD STUDY Glossy Swiftlet Collocalia esculenta stealing nesting material from Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus nests in Perak, Malaysia
    AMAR-SINGH HSS
  • FIELD STUDY Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus breeding at Sultanpur, Haryana, India
    ANAND ARYA
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Possible records of the newly described Bryan’s Shearwater Puffinus bryani in Japan
    OTANI CHIKARA
  • CONSERVATION WATCH Red Knot Calidris canutus: subspecies and migration in the East Asian-Australasian flyway—where do all the Red Knot go?
    CHRIS HASSELL, IAN SOUTHEY, ADRIAN BOYLE & HONG-YAN YANG
  • TAXONOMIC REVIEW How distinctive is the Kisar (Grey) Friarbird Philemon kisserensis compared with the Little Friarbird P. citreogularis?
    COLIN TRAINOR & BEN KING
  • PHOTOSPOT Firethroat Luscinia pectardens
  • PHOTO ESSAY Feeding ecology of Giant Ibis Thaumatibis gigantea, Stung Treng province, Cambodia
    JONATHAN C. EAMES
  • CONSERVATION PROJECT Pallas’s Fish Eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphusin Bangladesh MD.
    SHARIF HOSSAIN SOURAV, BASHIR AHMED & PAUL THOMPSON
  • FIRST RECORD: ANDAMAN ISLANDS First records of European Roller Coracias garrulus from the Andaman Islands, India
    P. RAJAN & P. PRAMOD
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Record of Jerdon’s Babbler Chrysomma altirostre from Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh, India
    GOBIND SAGAR BHARDWAJ & DHANANJAI MOHAN
  • CONSERVATION UPDATE Mixed news for Asian Gyps vultures and a new consortium—‘SAVE’—is born
    COMPILED BY CHRIS BOWDEN
  • NOTEBOOK New information on the diet of the Pink-headed Imperial Pigeon Ducula rosacea
    IMAM TAUFIQURRAHMAN & HARY SUSANTO
  • NOTEBOOK Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis using stones as anvils to open snails in southern Vietnam
    JONATHAN C. EAMES, SIMON P. MAHOOD & RICHARD C. CRAIK
  • NOTEBOOK Swimming Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
    JONATHAN C. EAMES

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

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