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: 1408188759

Category: Reference

Page: 304

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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

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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

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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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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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Revised Edition

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

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472905717

Category: Nature

Page: 368

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A definitive and up-to-date field guide to Nepal's birds.
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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

View: 3637

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: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691153490

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 2623

The best field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent is now even better. Thoroughly revised, with 73 new plates and many others updated or repainted, the second edition of Birds of India now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quicker and easier reference. Newly identified species have been added, the text has been extensively revised, and all the maps are new. Comprehensive and definitive, this is the indispensable guide for anyone birding in this part of the world. The leading field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent--now thoroughly revised and improved 1,375 species illustrated and described, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants 226 color plates--including 73 new ones--depict every species and many distinct plumages and races Concise text and accurate distribution maps opposite plates for easy reference Includes newly identified species
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Author: Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp,Richard Grimmett

Publisher: A & C Black

ISBN: 9780713651638

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 1172

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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Author: Steven L. Hilty

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400834099

Category: Nature

Page: 776

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Venezuela has an immensely rich bird fauna, with 1,381 known species, many of them found nowhere else in the world. This spectacularly illustrated, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide brings together under one cover much of what is known about these species. Its users can identify all the birds in this vast country, from the Caribbean coast in the north to the Amazonian jungles in the south, from the Andes in the west to the Gran Sabana plateau in the east. With a completely new text by Steven Hilty, Birds of Venezuela is a greatly expanded and thoroughly reformatted successor to the pioneering Guide to the Birds of Venezuela (Princeton,1978). It includes sixty-seven beautiful color and black-and-white plates, most by the well-known artists John Gwynne and Guy Tudor, as well as numerous line drawings. The plates and drawings together--almost half of them never before published--depict most of Venezuela's bird species. Introductory chapters cover physical geography, climate, biogeography, vegetation and habitats, conservation, migration, and the history of ornithology in Venezuela. A gallery of forty-four stunning color habitat photos and color habitat and relief maps complete the opening section. Detailed range maps plot collection localities and sight records--a unique feature--for almost all species. Plumage descriptions are provided for each bird, as is extensive information on voice, behavior, and status. More than 800 bibliographic entries accompany the text, making this book an invaluable and broad-based reference to the avifauna of not only Venezuela but much of northern South America. Treating nearly 40 percent of the continent's bird species, Birds of Venezuela is the definitive resource for all birders with an eager eye on this splendorous country and the surrounding region. The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and best illustrated guide to the birds of Venezuela Covers all 1,381 known species and their subspecies from the Caribbean coast to the jungles of the Amazon, from the Andes to the Gran Sabana plateau--nearly 40 percent of all bird species in South America Completely new text accompanied by more than 800 bibliographic entries Strikingly illustrated with 67 color and black & white plates and numerous line drawings 44 stunning color habitat photos and color habitat and relief maps Detailed range maps for each species
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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: Craig Robson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Reference

ISBN: 9781472935823

Category:

Page: 272

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Thailand is probably the most popular destination for tourists in Asia, and birders have long travelled there to observe its wealth of wildlife. This comprehensive guide to the birds of Thailand is an indispensable field reference for birdwatchers, residents and visitors to the country alike. It covers all 950 species that have been recorded in Thailand, with 166 magnificent colour plates covering most plumage variations. Each plate is accompanied by concise text for each species and distinctive subspecies, detailing identification, voice, habitat and behaviour. In addition, there is a distribution map for every species, based on the very latest information.
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Author: Vivek Menon

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781408112137

Category: Mammals

Page: 200

View: 8716

India has a rich mammal fauna including elephants, rhinos and the muchsought-after Tiger, but there are many other species to be found there,many of them more conspicuous than the elusive Tiger. This book is thefirst comprehensive field guide to all the 400 species of mammals inIndia. Most are illustrated with superb colour photographs orillustrations, and are accompanied by an authoritative text from one ofIndia's top biologists. The text pinpoints key characteristics of thespecies concerned, and gives useful distributional and habitatinformation. Maps are included for each species, and footprints toowhere relevant.
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Author: Alvaro Jaramillo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691004990

Category: Nature

Page: 240

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This is the essential new field guide to the birds of Chile. Representing a great diversity of habitats, from the Andes in the north down to the tundra and sub-Antarctic rainforest of Tierra del Fuego in the far south, Chile is the breeding ground or temporary abode of 473 known species including 9 found nowhere else in the world. Birds of Chile covers them all, embracing not only the mainland but points offshore such as Easter Island as well as the Antarctic Peninsula and adjacent islands, plus the Falklands and South Georgia. In addition to being a friendly and fruitful birding destination in its own right, Chile is the starting point for many Antarctic cruises. Succinct, identification-focused text and distribution maps share a page opposite each of the 97 color plates to allow quick and easy reference. Between the boldfaced English name and the scientific name comes the Spanish name as used in Chile; this is important, for birders will find their quest far more enjoyable and effectual if they can explain to Chileans exactly what they are looking at, think they are looking at, or hope to be looking at. Since Chile's list of resident species is yet far from conclusive, vagrants and rarities are also included. Indeed, some birds once thought to be accidentals in Chile have since proved to be regulars, including the Westland Petrel, Least Sandpiper, Cliff Swallow, and Golden-billed Saltator. Compact, comprehensive, and easy to use, Birds of Chile is the essential field guide to the birds of this spectacular and tourist-friendly country. The essential new field guide to the birds of Chile 97 color plates with succinct text and maps on facing pages for quick reference and easy identification All 473 known species breeding in or visiting Chile, from the Andes in the north down to the tundra and sub-Antarctic rainforest of Tierra del Fuego in the south Also covers points offshore such as Easter Island as well as the Antarctic Peninsula and adjacent islands, plus the Falklands and South Georgia Compact, portable, and user-friendly
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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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Author: Susan Myers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924452

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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Covering the whole of the island of Borneo, this fully revised and updated edition is indispensable for anyone interested in the avifauna of this diverse region. With authoritative text and packed with sumptuous colour plates, Birds of Borneo is the definitive guide to the island's birdlife. This new edition features an extensive introduction providing information on geography, climate and habitat. The accurate text covers the identification, voice and status of all species and distinctive subspecies of the island, which is accompanied by detailed distribution maps as well as 144 colour plates covering all major races and plumage variations.
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Author: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713663044

Category: Birds

Page: 384

View: 5851

This is a pocket version companion to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent" covering all the bird species found in India, Pakistian, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The plates face the descriptions for quick at-a glance reference. This guide provides tables, summarising identification features of particularly difficult groups such as nightjars, warblers and rosefinches."
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