1 edition of A pictorial guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent found in the catalog.
Reprint, with corrections, of the 2nd ed., c1995.Map on lining papers.Includes indexes.
|Statement||Bombay Natural History Society|
|Publishers||Bombay Natural History Society|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 50 p. :|
|Number of Pages||86|
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He has also published several illustrated articles on birds. is expensive when you can find it. Stuart Baker, one of the most prolific of the early Indian birders, who depended too much on native fowlers who sometimes hoodwinked him for his collection of bird skins and tended to be make statements without solid foundation, also resulted in doubts on the authenticity of some of his records. The alternative names used in the recent Indian field guides have also been given within parenthesis after the adopted name, which will be of help to birders referring to more than one field guide.
The original book published in 1983 was considered unique as it was one of the first volumes to depict the bird species of the sub-continent region. The weekend after I got my copy of A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh by multiple authors, I used it during a quick one-day birding trip.
We hope this guide will be welcomed by the birding community in India and look forward to constructive criticism and comments for incorporation in the next planned edition.
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Indian wildlife: Threats and preservation. Also missing are pictures of birds in flight, especially accipiters. An up-to-date distribution map and a unique code indicating frequency and global status are provided for each of the 668 species covered. Expert text aids species identification Used Book in Good Condition Categories• We also reserve the right not to publish comments that are abusive, obscene, inflammatory, derogatory or defamatory.
The earlier publication had 95 colour plates by the well-known American bird painter John Henry Dick. The new Birds of the Indian Subcontinent —A Field Guide is the work of three authors -- Ranjit Manakadan, J C Daniel and Nikhil Bhopale — who give their valuable insights that span three generations of avian expertise at BNHS.
Moreover, the plates in the HANDBOOK are spread over 10 separate volumes which make the locating of individual species inconvenient and time-consuming, since even in these plates the illustrations are not in systematic order, family-wise. Additionally, new bird records for the Indian region and new species, resulting mostly from 'splits' of species were being reported.
Others contain a mere fraction. Identification of birds in the field is aided by the accurate colour rendition of bird images; something very important for a photographic guide. It does not include Afghanistan and the Chagos Archipelago unlike in Rasmussen and Anderton's 2005 publication, BIRDS OF SOUTH ASIA - THE RIPLEY GUIDE. Some of the full page images are especially gorgeous.Manual for wildlife management in India.
The original book published in 1983 was considered unique as it was one of the first volumes to depict the bird species of the sub-continent region.
Wherever the text exceeded this limitation, a plate taken from one of the earlier publications was inserted to assure the following plate and text faced each other.
Manakadan hopes bird lovers, especially youngsters, will benefit from this guide.