Covering Burma and Thailand south of the eleventh parallel, Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. With contributions from Philip D. Round and Uthai Treesucon. Over 380 species are described in contemporary handbook format. Each species account comprises 16 standard sections dealing with topics such as systematics, distribution, plumage, biometrics, status, habitat, food and foraging, voice, behavior, breeding biology, molt and conservation. 69 color plates illustrate almost all the species covered.