Category Archives: Books

As the HMW series crosses the finish line, we look back at its course with Chief Editor Don Wilson

Don E. Wilson is a Chief Editor of the nine volumes of our now-completed Handbook of the Mammals of the World series. He was a good choice for the role, given his long career in the field and his collaboration as author and editor in important works in mammalogy, including the landmark Mammal Species of […]

Exploring the birds of Thailand with Uthai and Wich’yanan

The combined experience and motivation of Uthai Treesucon and Wich’yanan Limparungpatthanakij were the driving forces behind the first title of Lynx’s Field Guides Collection, Birds of Thailand. Published just over a year ago now, it’s a good time to talk to the authors about their work and personal experiences with the book, and also to […]

Behind the scenes in Vietnam: Birding and bookmaking with Richard and Minh

Richard Craik with White-throated Wren-babbler, Vietnam's rarest endemic passerine

We are excited to bring you a DOUBLE interview with the co-authors of Lynx’s field guide Birds of Vietnam, Richard Craik and Lê Quý Minh. Read about how they got their start in birding, their personal experiences creating the Field Guide and their hopes for the future of Vietnam’s avifauna. How did you begin your […]

De la ornitología a la botánica con Eduardo de Juana

Eduardo de Juana, author of the well-known guide Birds of Spain, explains his renewed interest in botany with the publication of a practical guide to the wildflowers of the region surrounding Spain’s capital city: Plantas silvestres de Madrid. Eduardo de Juana, autor de la popular guía de Aves de España, nos cuenta su renovado interés […]

News from the Batcave with Ilian Velikov

Ilian Velikov is a wildlife artist and the main illustrator of the forthcoming volume of the Handbook of the Mammals of the World series, Volume 9: Bats. Is his current assignment driving him batty? Here is what he had to tell us… When and how did you begin illustrating animals? How did you get hooked? […]

Birding adventures in Indonesia with James Eaton

James Eaton, co-founder and guide for Birdtour Asia and co-author of Lynx’s field guide Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago tells all on birding and books in this one-on-one interview. How did you begin as a South-east Asian birder? After enjoying so many Autumns in the UK with those Eastern Palearctic gems, it made me wanting […]

Birds of Thailand reviews

We’re happy to report that our new Field Guide to Thailand has been a huge success, creating interest around the world. It’s hardly surprising as Thailand is the most popular country for birdwatching in South-East Asia. Take a look at these quotes and see what the media is saying about Birds of Thailand! “Yet, if […]

Birds of Vietnam: now shipping

Birds of Vietnam book cover image

A global biodiversity hotspot, Vietnam boasts 19 endemic species and subspecies groups, and another 27 near-endemic species, the largest number of any country in mainland South-East Asia. This book, the first comprehensive modern field guide dedicated to Vietnam’s rich and diverse avifauna, describes all 916 species in text, illustrations and distribution maps. We are shipping […]