A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

by Krys Kazmierczak, Ber van Perlo
     
 

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent covers all of the bird species found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; over 1,330 species illustrated in full colour, including a few from neighbouring countries which might be expected to occur in the region; 96 colour plates, arranged in familiar Peters-based order,…  See more details below

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A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent covers all of the bird species found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka; over 1,330 species illustrated in full colour, including a few from neighbouring countries which might be expected to occur in the region; 96 colour plates, arranged in familiar Peters-based order, illustrating every species and distinct subspecies, as well as female plumages if different, and some juveniles; concise information on field identification (including voice) with details on habitat, altitudinal range, status and abundance; over 1,300 colour distribution maps; text and maps conveniently placed next to the plates; and full indexes to both English and scientific names (including alternative names), as well as a 'quick index' to plates by family/group name for easy reference.

Editorial Reviews

Stephen Mills
[A] triumph...It is wonderfully illustrated, has a generous text, adequate maps and is simply the one book you cannot do without in India.
Times Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300079210
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.92(d)

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