Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives
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Original Publish Date: Jun 10, 2002
Product Number: EB00644656
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462916313
Publisher: Periplus Editions
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Description

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka and India is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of South Asia. Because of its vast size and geographical location, the Indian subcontinent has some of the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of thousands of species. This birdwatching book covers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color 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 are also mentioned in the texts. The maps are accompanied by a note on the status and distribution. This birdwatching book will enable accurate field identification in one of the world's most diverse avifaunal regions. Indispensable reading for all bird lovers.

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