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DetailsThis book covers over 1000 species and distinct sub-species found in the Indian subcontinent and contains over 1200 full-colour photographs. Each species has a distribution map.Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important features of the species illustrated.In several cases, different plumages or flight shots are included. The concise text provides vital information on the plumages, voice and habits of each species covered and includes new information.Over a hundred related species are also mentioned in the texts. The maps are accompanied by a note on the status and distribution.This book will enable accurate field identification in one of the world's most diverse avifaunal regions. Indispensable reading for all bird lovers.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:BIKRAM GREWAL has written over 20 bestselling books on Indian birds and the first comprehensive guide to the wildlife of India. He is also the author of many books on India and is closely involved with several institutions dealing with Indias environment. He divides his time between Delhi, Dehradun and the Sundarbans.SUMIT SEN is an expert birder, photographer and financial analyst, with an abiding interest in documenting the life of birds in India. He has also contributed articles to the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, Sanctuary Asia magazine and had articles appearing in the Journal of Threatened Taxa and Indian Birds. His photographs have been published in various books and journals worldwide.SARWANDEEP SINGH runs a successful birding tour company and is one of Indias leading bird photographers. He travels the country in pursuit of rare fauna and many of his photographs appear in this book.NIKHIL DEVASAR is based in Delhi where he runs the Delhi Bird Club, an ornithological group. He also conducts awareness and education programmes for young people and school children, and organises an annual census of Delhis birdlife. His photographs have been published in several books, and are regularly featured in Indian and foreign magazines and publications.GARIMA BHATIA has worked for more than a decade in the automotive industry and is a chemical engineer by training. She loves to travel and chase birds all over the world. Introduced to birds as a child, she now feels incomplete without binoculars around her neck and camera in hand.ABOUT THE INTRODUCERS : Carol and Tim Inskipp need little introduction to bird-watchers in the Indian subcontinent. Their path-breaking field guides have taken birding to the next level in the region.TIM INSKIPP has a long connection with the Indian Subcontinent and its birds. He has been visiting the area since 1970, carrying out bird surveys and documenting bird-related information. There are few who know Asia's birds as well as he does. A founding member of the Oriental Bird Club and editor of Forktail for 11 years, Tim has co-authored several valuable field guides on the birds of the Indian Subcontinent and been the force behind the ground-breaking Chekclist of the Oriental Region. He is now at World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge.CAROLL INSKIPP is an ecologist who blends her talents as a writer, educator and birder in the production of several field guides on the birds of the Indian Subcontinent. Closely associated with the ornithology of the Indian subcontinent since 1977, Carol has made many trips to Nepal and Bhutan and is considered to be an expert on the birds of the Himalayas. Carol has been closely involved with running the Oriental Bird Club since it was founded, and at present works as an environmental education consultant in London, England.
SKU Code PRK B 4809 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789380070223 Author Name BIKRAM GREWAL, SUMIT SEN, SARWANDEEP SINGH, NIKHIL DEVASAR, GARIMA BHATIA. Introduction by TIM and CAROLL INSKIPP Publisher Name OM Books