Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka Volume 6: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Babaxes
Oxford University Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 280 pages
Over the years, the Handbook has established itself as the most comprehensive and reliable reference work on the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Volume 6, first published in 1971, has been thoroughly revised for this second edition. It includes the latest information on distribution and offers expert accounts on eight newly introduced and six recently amalgamated species. Six full-color plates illustrating 103 forms have been specially commissioned for this edition. Students and researchers in ornithology as well as amateur bird lovers will welcome the second edition of a classic.
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Pied FlycatcherShrike Hemipus picatus capitalis Horsfield
ssppicatus Sykes Uggei Whistler
Large Wood Shrike Tephrodornis virgatuspelvica Hodgson
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adult Arunachal Pradesh Asiat Assam Average Baker bamboo belly Bengal Bhutan Bill black Bill Tarsus Tail birds blackish Blyth breast breeding Burma bushes Cachari Ceylon cfcf chin colours Common resident crown dark brown darker distribution and habitat ear-coverts East Pakistan eggs Extralimital feathers female field characters food and voice foothills forest fulvous g SDR grass grey greyish habits Hills insects JBNHS Jour jungle Jungle Babbler Kerala Koelz Legs and feet length Lepcha male mandible Manipur MEASUREMENTS Wing Bill metres minivets moult Museum Diagnosis Myna Nagaland Nepal Nest olive-brown Orissa pale paler Paradoxornis Pericrocotus Plate plumage Pomatorhinus Postjuvenal moult Pradesh Pycnonotus rectrices Redvented Bulbul ruficeps rufous Scimitar Babbler scrub Season Sexes alike Sikkim Sparrow species Stachyris streaked Subspecies supercilium Tail from skull tail-coverts Tamil Nadu throat trees Turdoides undergrowth underparts upperparts voice and calls Western Ghats whitish Wing Bill Tarsus yellow yellowish Zool