A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Indonesia is a newly revised edition of the first and best comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of Indonesia. Because of its vast size and geographical location, Indonesia has the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of more than 1,600 species-of which 235 are only found in Indonesia, making it the world's number one travel destination for bird-watching.
Morten Strange is a retired petroleum engineer, who worked in the oil business in Indonesia. He retired in 1986 and took up bird photography instead. He is interested in birds and wanted to contribute to the knowledge of birds in Indonesia. He has traveled all over the country to study and photograph the wild avifauna and to contribute knowledge and photographs to conservation organizations such as BirdLife International.