Tuesday, 22nd of January 2019

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent - A Field Guide


Birds of the Indian Subcontinent - A Field Guide  by Ranjit Manakadan, J.C. Daniel, and Nikhil Bhopale

Price: Rs. 550/-

Size: 6 x 9 in Pp. xii + 409,


Birds of the indian subcontinent –  a field guide deals with the birds of the Indian Subcontinent, viz, the countries of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, including the islands of Andaman and Nicobars, Lakshadweep and Maldives; it does not include Afghanistan and the Chagos Archipelago.The Guide has 112 plates containing illustrations of 1,251 species. Additionally, notes on a little over 100 definite/tentative species are provided without illustrations, these having resulted mostly from ‘splits’ of earlier described species.

The Guide contains species descriptions to aid field identification, as there are quite a few bird species where a pictorial representation is by itself not sufficient, especially to identify similar looking birds. The species descriptions have been kept as brief as possible to enable quick identification, except for species where more detailing is required.