Japan is home to a spectacular and diverse range of birds, and this up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the species and subspecies found across the beautiful and fascinating Japanese archipelago. The authoritative text is accompanied by superb full-colour plates painted by an expert artist and covers all major plumage variations. Birds of Japan will ensure that this top birding destination is made accessible to all.
– The essential field guide to the region, covering 700 species recorded in Japan, including vagrants
– 189 superb colour plates with detailed identification text and accurate colour distribution maps on facing pages
– Species accounts cover key features, including distribution, habitat, identification and voice
– Colour maps show the breeding, wintering and migration distributions of all regularly occurring species