BirdingASIA 17

BirdingASIA 17 July 2012: contents

  • PIONEER OF ASIAN ORNITHOLOGY Allan Octavian Hume
    N. J. COLLAR & R. P. PRYS-JONES
    17 (See also Appendix D and Appendix E)
  • DISCOVERY An apparently new species of Rallina crake from Great Nicobar Island, India
    S. RAJESHKUMAR, C. RAGUNATHAN & P. C. RASMUSSEN
  • REDISCOVERY Rediscovery of the Timor Bush Warbler Locustella (Bradypterus) timorensis on Alor and Timor, Wallacea, Indonesia
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN & COLIN R. TRAINOR
  • BIRDS & PEOPLE Jatayu: the vulture restaurants of Nepal
    ROBERT DECANDIDO, TULSI SUBEDI & DEBORAH ALLEN
  • FIELD STUDY Discovery of a Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus breeding colony in Bangladesh
    SAYAM U. CHOWDHURY & MD. SHARIF HOSSAIN SOURAV
  • FIELD STUDY Meat-eating chats: more observations on Blue Whistling Thrushes Myophonus caeruleus in Peninsular Malaysia
    KHOO SIEW YOONG
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Brown-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum everetti in Panti Forest Reserve, Malaysia
    LAU JIA SHENG, DANNY LAU & CON FOLEY
  • BIRD TO WATCH Significant recent sightings of Large Green Pigeon Treron capellei
    MUHAMMAD IQBAL, JAMES EATON, JIHAD S. UDIN, WISHNU PRABOWO & AHMAD ANDIKA
  • SPECIAL REPORT A review of the occurrence and role of blue facial skin in South- East Asian birds
    DING LI YONG & CON FOLEY
  • PROJECT REPORT Ringing and recent ornithological exploration in Bangladesh
    ENAM UL HAQUE, NICK DYMOND, PHILIP ROUND & PAUL THOMPSON
  • PHOTOSPOT Fire-tailed Myzornis Myzornis pyrrhoura
  • BIRDING HOTSPOT Birding the tip of the Malay peninsula: bird diversity and birding sites in Johor
    KIM SENG LIM, DING LI YONG, WEI WAH LUM & KIM CHUAH LIM

ba17coverSmall Pratincole, BirdingASIA 17 cover © Clement Francis


  • COUNTRY FIRST: INDONESIA Record of a ‘Nicobar’ Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris occipitalis in Aceh, Indonesia
    BAS VAN BALEN & ALDY ALOY FITHRICO
  • LITTLE-KNOWN ASIAN BIRD Rare bird in the city: Ashy Thrush Zoothera cinerea in La Mesa Ecopark, Metro Manila, Luzon, Philippines—first breeding record
    ADRI CONSTANTINO & TRINKET CANLAS
  • PROJECT REPORT Conservation of Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi in West Java, Indonesia—mid-term report
    FRANSISCA NONI
  • WHERE TO SEE An accessible site for Vietnam’s Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax konkakinhensis
    SIMON P. MAHOOD, DAVID P. EDWARDS, FELICITY A. ANSELL & RICHARD CRAIK
  • ASIAN ENIGMA Field observations of an unidentified frogmouth Batrachosto muson Siberut, Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, Indonesia
    PHILIPPE VERBELEN & BRAM DEMEULEMEESTER
  • NOTEBOOK First breeding record of White-faced Plover Charadrius dealbatus in the Indomalayan Realm
    JONATHAN C. EAMES & RICHARD C. CRAIK
  • NOTEBOOK Feeding regularity and waste disposal by a pair of nesting Red- crowned Barbets Megalaima rafflesii
    Y.C.WEE,Y.M.CHAN&M.CHAN
  • NOTEBOOK Interspecific aggression among some terrestrial birds at Harike Wildlife Sanctuary, Punjab, India
    MOHD. SHAHNAWAZ KHAN
  • COUNTRY FIRST Pale Rock Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla: anew species for India
    J. K. TIWARI
  • COUNTRY FIRST Two Pale Thrushes Turdus pallidus in Hanoi: a first record for Vietnam
    SIMON P. MAHOOD & SÉBASTIEN DELONGLÉE
  • COUNTRY FIRST Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus: first record for Mongolia
    TSOLMONJAV PUREVSUREN & AXEL BRÄUNLICH

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

See Sales for prices and availability of Bulletin past issues.
Return to BirdingASIA index