Good morning Stuart
You wrote: "> Also I wonder where I can get hold of a bird list for the
area if such a
> thing exists."
Details of checklist:
Andrew, P. (1992). The Birds of Indonesia: a Checklist (Peters" Sequence).
KUKILA Checklist No. 1. Indonesian Ornithol. Soc.: Jakarta.
Then you wrote: "I believe there is a book out now called "Birds of
> Wallacea" which I am looking for. Does anyone know where to get it?"
I got my copy from Andrew Isles Bookshop in Melbourne. If you don't know
this bookshop, I'll email you the contact details, etc.
Full details of the book:
White, C.M.N. and Bruce, M.D. (1986). The Birds of Wallacea (Sulawesi, The
Moluccas and Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia): an annotated check-list.
B.O.U. Checklist No. 7. Brit. Ornithol. Union: London. Cost around AU$100.
There are several field guides that would be of use to you including:
Coates, Bishop and Gardner (1997): A Guide to the Birds of Wallacea:
Sulawesi, The Moluccas and Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia.
Also possibly of interest if:
Jepson and Ounsted (editors) (1997): Birding Indonesia: a Birdwatcher's
Guide to the World's Largest Archipelago. Periplus Editions in assoc. with
I've forwarded on your message to a friend/contact who may be able to help
you. He will contact you by email if he can.
Hope the new posting and birding opportunities go well
> From: stuart collins <>
> Subject: RFI Eastern Indonesia, contacts and Bird Books
> Date: Sunday, 24 January 1999 8:01
> RFI Kupang Indonesia
> My partner and I, both budding birders, are looking forward to a
> posting to Kupang in West Timor, Indonesia. I shall be making occasional
> trips to Flores Island, Komodo Island and to East Timor.
> Does anyone know of any birding contacts over there?
> Also I wonder where I can get hold of a bird list for the area if such a
> thing exists. I believe there is a book out now called ?Birds of
> Wallacea? which I am looking for. Does anyone know where to get it?
> With many thanks
> Stuart Collins
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