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A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of China
(Southeast including Shanghai)
Co-author Yong Ding Li In Conversation at Asia Bookroom
Thursday April 20th at 6pm
Yong Ding Li will be in conversation again at Asia Bookroom on Thursday April 20th at 6pm. Many will remember the wonderful evening in November last year when Ding Li talked about the Birds of Southeast Asia. It was a very lively and interesting evening.
miss this opportunity to hear Yong Ding Li again before he leaves Canberra. This time the in-conversation will be on the subject of the birds of Southeast China. It will be fun and informative!
About the Book: A
Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of China (Southeast, including Shanghai) is an easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most representative of Southeast China. The guide covers the provinces of Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan,
and Shanghai municipality. High quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography
and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for observing the region’s birdlife. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Southeast China encompassing, for each species, its common and Chinese names,
and its status in the region.
Ding Li is currently a final year PhD student at the Australian National University’s Fenner School of Environment and Society
where he studies biodiversity conservation. He has written a number of books and papers on the wildlife of Asia and Australia, and also advises the IUCN on the red list of birds. Ding Li has made numerous independent trips to observe or survey of the birdlife
of China, most recently in Hainan and Inner Mongolia’s Greater Khinggan Mountains.
When: Thursday April 20th at 6pm (the Thursday after Easter)
Where: Asia Bookroom, Lawry Place (adjacent to the Jamison Centre) Macquarie ACT
Ph: 62515191 m("AsiaBookroom.com","books");">
by April 19 to 62515191 or m("asiabookroom.com","books");">
by gold coin donation to the China Conservation Fund, Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.