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Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 23rd February 2017, 17:41
Replies: 304
Views: 70,189
Posted By Papuan birder
It is odd that the publication date keeps being...

It is odd that the publication date keeps being pushed foward as this book was pretty much done for publication as far as aim aware? maybe they decided to do some last minute changes. NHBS list it as...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 14th February 2017, 10:48
Replies: 8
Views: 3,403
Posted By Papuan birder
I got a dispatch note today of my pre-ordered...

I got a dispatch note today of my pre-ordered copy. Looking at NHBS I think the plates are of decent quailty http://www.nhbs.com/title/210297/birds-of-venezuela
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 12th February 2017, 13:41
Replies: 556
Views: 221,519
Posted By Papuan birder
A number of potentially undescribed subspecies...

A number of potentially undescribed subspecies recently found in the Nanusa Archipelago (situated north-east of Karakelong), Talaud. This include a Pitta said to be different from mainland Talaud as...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 20th January 2017, 20:20
Replies: 66
Views: 31,225
Posted By Papuan birder
Everything is relative I guess. I usually end up...

Everything is relative I guess. I usually end up paying way beyond that for postage when buying books from Europe or the USA. As such it seems odd to me that they keep bringing up the cost of postage...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 28th October 2016, 14:55
Replies: 304
Views: 70,189
Posted By Papuan birder
Yes it's that one. I also question the need for...

Yes it's that one. I also question the need for yet another Australian field guide whilst acknowledging that books from CSIRO Publishing tends to be of top quality (also tends to be very expensive).
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 26th October 2016, 16:40
Replies: 304
Views: 70,189
Posted By Papuan birder
Aim very much looking forward to the New Guinea...

Aim very much looking forward to the New Guinea guide by Phil Gregory as well as the new field guide to Venezuela.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 26th October 2016, 16:37
Replies: 103
Views: 69,280
Posted By Papuan birder
It would seem that publication of the Peterson...

It would seem that publication of the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America is imminent. I have not seen any of the plates or species accounts featured in this book but it will...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 20th May 2016, 17:37
Replies: 146
Views: 23,990
Posted By Papuan birder
I can only echo what many others have already...

I can only echo what many others have already said. I have always found your posts here in the taxonomy section be very interesting and thorough and it is the main reason why aim still visiting BF...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 8th May 2016, 13:38
Replies: 40
Views: 19,663
Posted By Papuan birder
That's great to hear. It would seem it is also...

That's great to hear. It would seem it is also present on the island of Tahulandang http://www.hbw.com/species/red-bellied-pitta-pitta-erythrogaster.

Not to stray off topic but do you know if any...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 6th May 2016, 18:40
Replies: 67
Views: 17,097
Posted By Papuan birder
Today my copy of Beehler & Pratt 2016 ...

Today my copy of Beehler & Pratt 2016 (http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10720.html) arrived and I found it to be thoroughly excellent as it's long overdue that a work like this was published for...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 6th May 2016, 18:32
Replies: 40
Views: 19,663
Posted By Papuan birder
I think it's interesting to note that they choose...

I think it's interesting to note that they choose to treat Sula Pitta (E dohertyi) as an distinct species in this paper whilst recent voice recordings have suggested that it may not be distinct...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 14th March 2016, 19:09
Replies: 107
Views: 65,857
Posted By Papuan birder
I would say your best alternative would be to...

I would say your best alternative would be to borrow or trying to find a reasonably cheap copy of "A Guide to the Birds of Wallacea: Sulawesi, the Moluccas and Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia" by...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 12th March 2016, 17:32
Replies: 107
Views: 65,857
Posted By Papuan birder
I very much doubt that you will find either Myers...

I very much doubt that you will find either Myers or Phillipps Borneo guides useful for the Lesser Sundas as apart from migrants they share very few species.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 8th March 2016, 18:15
Replies: 107
Views: 65,857
Posted By Papuan birder
There is a second edition of Birds of Borneo by...

There is a second edition of Birds of Borneo by Susan Myers.

http://www.nhbs.com/title/207100/birds-of-borneo?bkfno=225725
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 3rd December 2015, 17:38
Replies: 121
Views: 30,692
Posted By Papuan birder
It seems the preliminary publication date for...

It seems the preliminary publication date for this book is March 2016. This looks like an impressive book accompanied with very nice...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 28th November 2015, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By Papuan birder
There is unfortunately no good field guides for...

There is unfortunately no good field guides for Fiji available and none is being worked on as far as aim aware. I would say depending on where in Fiji your going you are probably best off looking...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 7th November 2015, 21:39
Replies: 33
Views: 13,197
Posted By Papuan birder
This is another promising Helm title due for...

This is another promising Helm title due for publication shortly.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 30th September 2015, 17:11
Replies: 66
Views: 12,789
Posted By Papuan birder
My pre-order was dispatched today and based on...

My pre-order was dispatched today and based on the few sample pages I have seen this book looks VERY promising.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 12th August 2015, 15:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,192
Posted By Papuan birder
Birds of Honduras

It would seem Robert Gallardo's new field guide to the birds of Honduras is finally out. I believe NHBS is the only ones with copies in stock but Buteo Books expects stock to arrive in...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 23rd March 2015, 18:03
Replies: 19
Views: 8,346
Posted By Papuan birder
I was down in Melbourne on business last week and...

I was down in Melbourne on business last week and took the opportunity to pick up a copy signed by both Forshaw and Cooper from Andrew Isles. It's a expensive book for sure but the amazing artwork by...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Monday 23rd March 2015, 17:54
Replies: 67
Views: 17,097
Posted By Papuan birder
It would seem the preliminary publication date...

It would seem the preliminary publication date for the field guide by Phil Gregory is the end of this year.

http://www.nhbs.com/title/204692/lynx-field-guide-to-the-birds-of-new-guinea
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 23rd March 2015, 16:53
Replies: 556
Views: 221,519
Posted By Papuan birder
It looks like the identity of the oliveback...

It looks like the identity of the oliveback population discovered in Angola a few years ago have now been confirmed as representing quite a significant range extension for the White-collared...
Forum: Threatened Birds Of The world Wednesday 11th March 2015, 13:20
Replies: 8
Views: 10,598
Posted By Papuan birder
Sounds like a rumour started by people with...

Sounds like a rumour started by people with dubious interests in this area, the last few pairs in Thailand were well known to the local birding community.
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 11th March 2015, 13:16
Replies: 42
Views: 11,863
Posted By Papuan birder
Aim pretty sure the limited print run is the main...

Aim pretty sure the limited print run is the main problem. I bought my copy from this seller last year and he still have a few copies in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 5th January 2015, 00:29
Replies: 431
Views: 111,018
Posted By Papuan birder
Kirwan et al. 2015. Multiple lines of evidence...

Kirwan et al. 2015. Multiple lines of evidence confirm that Hume’s Owl Strix butleri (A. O. Hume, 1878) is two species, with description of an unnamed species (Aves: Non-Passeriformes: Strigidae)....
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