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The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest
Hornbills are among the world’s most distinct birds. Easily recognized by their oversized beaks adorned with large casques, they range from Africa to India and throughout Asia. One of the oldest bird orders, they have been known to mankind for millennia and loom large in the mythology of indigenous cultures of tropical Asia. In the past thirty years, ecologists have uncove ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published February 15th 2008 by University Of Chicago Press
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This book was written based on the authors' experience on Asian hornbill ecology. The unique things about this book that reminds me about the authors' passion on sound science is the way they combine, collate, and synthesize all of the information. This is a scientifically well-written and still an easy-to-read hornbill ecology book!