ISBN 9788189497255,A Photographic Guide To The Birds Of India

A Photographic Guide To The Birds Of India


Timeless Books



Timeless Books

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788189497255

ISBN-10 8189497251

Paper Back

Number of Pages 512 Pages
Language (English)

The Arts

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India provides detailed information on the different species of birds found not just in India but also in countries like Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. The book comprises of some extraordinary photographs which have been carefully selected not just to show the most common species found in the subcontinent, but also some of the rare and elusive species. The book comes with a distribution map and a unique code which indicates the frequency and global status of the 668 species of birds covered. In addition, the book also provides invaluable information on their habits and habitats to ensure accurate identification of birds. The book is presented in an easy-to-understand manner with several photographs and maps in close proximity for quick review. This book is an essential guide for birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. About the Authors Bikram Grewal is a biodiversity expert for the Indian government. He has authored over twenty books on India, including three guides to birds. Bill Harvey is a birdwatcher who has lived all over the Indian subcontinent. He has published the first detailed checklist on the birds of Bangladesh. He is a co-founder of the Northern Indian Bird Network. Otto Pfister is a wildlife photographer and author. His work has appeared in several renowned publications.