10 Jan 2011

Important Bird Areas in Timor Leste: Key Sites for Conservation

By Rory Mccann
Michael J Crosby, 86 pages £14.99  BUY NOW This book describes 16 sites in Timor-Leste which are of global importance for the conservation of birds and their habitats. As birds are good indicators of overall biodiversity, these Important Bird Areas are priorities for conserving the natural heritage of Timor-Leste for future generations. "In-a-nutshell reviews that provide quick and handy ammunition for conservation planning and advocacy, readily accessible to a local readership." "A powerful tool for local conservation action, as well as providing a historical snapshot of Timor-Leste at the beginning of the 21st century." - Geoffrey H.W. Davidson, Ibis - The Journal of the British Ornithologists' Union, July 2009