By Morten Strange
Periplus is proud to offer the first actual complete photographic advisor to the birds of mainland Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Borneo. incorporated are the birds of Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indochina, in addition to these present in South China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
This publication covers 668 species and comprises greater than seven hundred colour photos. there's a distribution map for every species.
Many of the pictures during this excellent quantity seem for the 1st time and feature been rigorously chosen to teach an important species. The concise textual content offers very important details that would make certain actual id of species in a single of the main varied avifauna areas. crucial studying for all poultry lovers.
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SOURCES OFF THE GALACTIC PLANE Apart from active galactic nuclei that power bright, variable radio sources, identification of the EGRET sources off the Galactic plane has been hindered so far by the lack of counterparts in the hard X-ray range due to the limited sensitivity of the instruments or the lack of exposure far from the Galactic plane. The presence, statistically, of 1 to 3 ROSAT X-ray sources in the large error box has not provided interesting clues besides a large average luminosity L,y/Lx ratio of typically a few hundred.
Only a rough tendency is indicated, that the softer sources are also characterized by higher variability. Counterexamples could be found for both extremes: hard spectrum sources exhibiting a high degree of flux variability and soft sources consistent with being non-variable. Fig. 12d shows the flux distribution of unidentified sources. The few extremely 32 UNIDENTIFIED GALACTIC GAMMA-RAY SOURCES ,.. ~ i .. ' . "" .. "'... "........ . :;:. f·. ,: . 0 ......... -. :. ~ . f-=-·'· .. ". • i .. • ;¥:••..
2001; Mirabal et al. 2001). No known flat-spectrum radio source has been found in its error circle (Mattox et al. 1997). Its temporal and spectral variability indicate that it is more similar to pulsars than blazars. ROBAT HRI and PSPC as well as ABCA observations of the EGRET field yield several point-like X-ray sources within the error circle of 3EG J1835+5918 (Mirabal et al. 2000; Reimer et al. 2001). Optical identifications of the X-ray sources were carried out independently by Mirabal et al.
A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia: Including the Philippines and Borneo by Morten Strange