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The Book of Indian Birds By Salim Ali

The Book of Indian Birds
by Salim Ali

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In a field-guide format this book illustrates in full colour and describes the habits and habitats of 296 of the commonest birds of the plains, foothills, wetlands, and sea coast of India.
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The Book of Indian Birds by Salim Ali

For over 45 years Salim Ali's classic work has been a companion to both novice bird-watcher and seasoned ornithologist. Now appearing in its eleventh edition, this guide describes the habits and habitats of 296 of the most common birds found in the plains, foothills, wetlands, and sea coast of India. The field-guide format includes sections on bird watching, how to recognize birds in the field, bird migration, and nests and nesting habits. The book is beautifully illustrated, with 74 colour plates, showing male and female varieties where necessary, and 22 pages of black and white photographs. Scale references are given for all bird illustrations. There are also two maps: one to indicate the average annual rainfall of India, and one showing ring recoveries of Indian migratory birds on a global scale. The book is aimed at anyone with an interest in identifying Indian birds or learning about them.

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GOR002195700
The Book of Indian Birds by Salim Ali
Salim Ali
Used - Very Good
Hardback
OUP India
1988-10-31
236
0195621670
9780195621679
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.