This concise, updated edition of the award-winning "A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia" (Princeton, 2000) is the most comprehensive, compact guide to this magnificent bird-rich region. It is a complete field and reference guide to the birds of Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. It also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, and the Philippines. It includes more than 140 full-color plates. All 1,270 species are covered in detail. Up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behavior, and range of all the region's species and distinctive subspecies. It provides complete coverage of some fifteen Southeast Asian countries and regions.