Author: Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN: 9780713687255

Category: Birds

Page: 240

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Covering the birds of Southern India, this guide highlights identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status.
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Author: Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408188740

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 8955

A successor to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent", by the same authors, this handbook explores the birdlife of northern India and Pakistan. The plates are accompanied by text that highlights the identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status of the birds. The text is on pages facing the plates for easy reference, and there are distribution maps for every species."
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Author: Richard Grimmett,Tom J. Roberts,Tim Inskipp,Clive Byers

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713688009

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 8132

The first field guide specifically dedicated to the birds of Pakistan, featuring superb illlustrations and authoritative text.
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India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives

Author: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408162652

Category: Science

Page: 528

View: 1160

This new field guide is based on the authors' groundbreaking Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (1998) and covers all the bird species found in India, Pakistian, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The plates face the descriptions and maps for quick at-a-glance reference. Many of the plates have been repainted for this edition and a number of new species added. This guide also provides tables, summarising identification features of particularly difficult groups such as nightjars, warblers and rosefinches.
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Revised Edition

Author: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp,Hem Sagar Baral

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472905725

Category: Nature

Page: 386

View: 908

This fully updated edition of Birds of Nepal is the most comprehensive guide to the birds of this beautiful Himalayan country. The texts have been completely re-written for this edition and many of the illustrations have been replaced. In addition, maps have been included for the first time. Every species recorded in Nepal is covered, including vagrants, with accurate distribution maps for most species. 142 colour plates are featured, illustrating more than 790 species with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive text covers identification, voice, habits, habitats, altitudinal range, distribution and status.
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Author: Norman Arlott

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007560680

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 8171

This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series – the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers.
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Author: Derek Onley,Paul Scofield

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408183765

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 9009

Famous for their size and elegance in flight, albatrosses are familiar to anyone who has travelled through the southern oceans, and are a flagship family of conservation concern. However, albatrosses are just one of several groups of 'pelagic' birds - those that visit land only to breed, and spend the rest of their lives far from the coast, soaring from ocean to ocean in a never-ending search for food. Mysterious and graceful, these birds can present a formidable identification challenge to even the most experienced birder. This fixed-format ebook provides the answer - the first comprehensive guide to pelagic birds, the albatrosses, petrels, shearwaters, storm-petrels and diving petrels. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. A total of 46 detailed, fully zoomable colour plates highlight key ID criteria of the birds in flight, with close-ups of diagnostic regions of the plumage. The plates are accompanied by accurate distribution maps, while the sparkling text brings the world of these amazing birds to life. Sea-watchers all around the world will find this superb field guide indispensable ? and no birder will want to be without it.
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Revised and Updated Edition

Author: Thomas S. Schulenberg,Douglas F. Stotz,Daniel F. Lane,John P. O'Neill,Theodore A. Parker III

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400834495

Category: Nature

Page: 664

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Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species. A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations
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Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan

Author: Raffael Ayé,Manuel Schweizer,Tobias Roth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691153377

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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The first-ever guide to the birds of Central Asia covering 618 species, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants. Introductory sections introduce the land and its birds.
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Author: Chris Kightley,Steve Madge

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713664447

Category: Birds

Page: 320

View: 8290

Covering birds of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Britain and Ireland, this guide describes 386 species of bird, including all breeding species and all regular and scarce migrants. The definitive and accurate text highlights the key features that are required to make quick and safe identification. Almost every species is illustrated with a plate and all plumages regularly seen in the region are depicted. Similar species are compared to scale on double-page spreads as an aid to identification. Numerous maps are also included. This second edition has been extensively revised to include updated information and new artwork.
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Author: Adrian Skerrett,Tony Disley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140818124X

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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Birds of Seychelles – the definitive field guide to these jewels of the Indian Ocean – just got even better. This enhanced fixed-format version of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. Superb, fully zoomable colour plates of the highest detail lie opposite comprehensive identification text and accurate range maps. In addition, this e-book features songs, calls and other sounds from 250 species, representing coverage of more than 95% of species that occur on the islands, placed conveniently next to the accompanying species text. This epic collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birders operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field; no more trying to remember sounds days or weeks after the event, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. This e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birder will want to be without it.
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Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781472905680

Category: Birds

Page: 592

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Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1300 species found in the region. The book also has updated colour distribution maps for each species placed on the text pages for the first time. A number of new images have been painted for this new edition and several of the illustrations have been replaced. This major new guide will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.
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Author: Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp,Richard Grimmett

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN: 9780713651638

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 5986

This book is a major contribution to the ornithology of the Himalayan region. It is the first detailed guide to Bhutan and will prove an invaluable field reference for anyone birdwatching in this beautiful country.
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Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia

Author: Guy Dutson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408152460

Category: Science

Page: 448

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This new Helm Field Guide covers the species-rich Melanesia region of the south-west Pacific, from New Caledonia and the Solomons through the Bismarks to Vanuatu, a popular destination for tours and travellers and one that has never before had field-guide coverage. The cover star is the Kagu, the region's most iconic bird species and a highly sought-after endemic of New Caledonia. Superb colour plates illustrate the 650 species that occur in the region, allied with concise identification text and a series of distribution colour bars. For anyone travelling to this far-flung Pacific region, this book is indispensible.
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Author: Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne,Deepal Warakagoda

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472932927

Category: Nature

Page: 144

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A compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to Sri Lanka, a rich and satisfying destination for watching birds with more than 430 species identified on the island. A total of 252 species is described here in detail, from the Black-rumped Flameback to the Ceylon Blue Magpie. All of these birds are clearly illustrated in a collection of specially commissioned colour photographs. With almost 300 full-colour photographs, easy-to-use thumbnail family silhouettes, a regional distribution map and handy tips on the best birding localities. Illustrated with clear colour photography and brief but authoritative descriptions the Pocket Photo Guides highlight the species of birds and animals from each region that the traveller is most likely to see, as well as those that are genuinely endemic (only to be seen in that country or region) or special rarities. The genuine pocket size allow the books to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.
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Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408171015

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 8339

Birds of Senegal and The Gambia – the definitive field guide to the birds of this magical corner of West Africa – just got even better. This enhanced fixed-format version of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. Superb, fully zoomable colour plates of the highest detail lie opposite comprehensive identification text and accurate range maps. In addition, this e-book features songs, calls and other sounds from 630 species, placed conveniently next to the accompanying species text. The 1,050 sounds included on this e-book represent more than 95% coverage of species in the region. This epic collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birders operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field. No more trying to remember sounds days or weeks after the event, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. This field guide can even be downloaded to your iPhone or iPod Touch. This e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birder will want to be without it.
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Author: Herbert A. Raffaele,James Wiley,Orlando H. Garrido,Allan Keith,Janis I. Raffaele

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400836185

Category: Nature

Page: 216

View: 5056

Fully illustrated, easy to use, and completely up-to-date, Birds of the West Indies is the only field guide that covers all of the bird species known to occur in the region--including migrants and infrequently occurring forms. Each species is represented by a full description that includes identification field marks, status and range, habitat, and voice. A map showing the bird's distribution accompanies many species accounts, and plumages of all species are depicted in ninety-three beautifully rendered color plates. Bird lovers, vacationing tourists, local residents, and "armchair travelers" will all want to own this definitive field guide to the birds of the West Indies. Includes all species recorded in the region Features ninety-three color plates with concise text on facing pages for quick reference and easy identification Species accounts cover identification, voice, status and habitat, and range Color distribution maps
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Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713666922

Category: Birds

Page: 511

View: 735

This new field guide uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1285 species found in the region. The book also has an updated colour distribution map for each species,conveniently placed on interleaved pages within the colour plates. Anumber of new images have been painted for this new field guide andseveral of the plates have been replaced. This is the firstcomprehensive field guide to cover the birds of this exciting region,and will enable birders to identify any species found in any of thecountries covered. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the firstsingle-volume guide to cover all species of this region, whichcomprises all countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east toChad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.
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Species Accounts

Author: Mark Pearman,Also Chiappe

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781408125113

Category:

Page: 416

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Argentina is one of South America's premier birding destinations, encompassing a wide range of habitats from lush rainforests and vast pampas grasslands to the extensive wetlands of the Pantanal and the windswept wilderness of Tierra del Fuego. Surprisingly, until now, the country has lacked a credible and modern field guide to the wide range of birds that occur in this dramatic land. Birds of Argentina will be the standard work on the country's birds for many years, with detailed, authoritative text, up-to-date maps and more than 130 stunning plates illustrating every species and all major plumages. The book has been produced in two matching volumes to make it more portable in the field.
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