OBC Bulletin 38, December 2003: contents

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Gurney’s Pitta,  Bulletin 38  cover (Kanit Khanikul)

Gurney’s Pitta, Bulletin 38 cover (Kanit Khanikul)

How many bird species are there in Asia? N. J. Collar
The Saemangeum reclamation: more delays, more opportunities... Charlie Moores and Nial Moores
Little-known Oriental Bird: Courtois's Laughingthrush He Fen-qi, Roland Wirth, David Melville, Hong Yuan-hua, Zheng Pan-ji, Wang Xia-zhi,Wang Gui-fu and Liu Zhi-yong

Record congregation of Relict Gull during the migration season Liu Yang, Zhang Zhengwang, Zhang Yu and Su Haichao
Masked Finfoot - elusive bird of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh M. Monirul H. Khan
A strategy for the conservation of Asia's birds and habitats Mike Crosby
Photospot: Gurney's Pitta Kanit Khanikul
Observations of Amur Falcon at Morigaon, Central Assam, India Raj Phukan and Lakhi Nagar
Waterbirds spending the boreal summer at Dalai Nur National Nature Reserve, Inner Mongolia, China Tianhou Wang and Samson So
Observation of White-cheeked Tits in Himachal Pradesh, India and a review of the species's status in the Indian Himalayas Nick Dymond

Plus regular sections: Club News, Conservation Fund News, Around the Orient, To the editor, From the Field, Recently Published, Stray Feathers and Free Press.

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