A Photographic Guide to Birds of the Himalayas
This easy-to-carry pocket guide presents in an easily accessible form, key identification facts cove 252 Himalayan birds, both resident and migratory, occurring from the foothills up to the higher elevations. The species descriptions begin with the common name, scientific name, and the length height of the bird. Thumbnail tabs outline each family group to enable quick identification. Cont an overall color map of the countries surrounding the Himalayan range, from the extreme eastern Hindu Kush mountains of North Pakistan through Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan to north Arunchal Pradesh in the eastern Himalayas.
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Like many of its sister compact guides, this book offers a selection of color photos for 252 (25%) of the 1,000+ birds that can be found in the Himalayas of Pakistan, China, Nepal, and Bhutan. This ... Read full review
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arboreal barred belly berries Bhutan bill bird birdwatcher blackish blue branches breeding season bright buff Bulbul bushes canopy chestnut chin and throat colour conifer crest crimson crown dark brown darker deciduous distinctive Drongo dull ear-coverts eye-ring Feeds on insects Female flight Flycatcher forehead Found in forests fruits Garhwal Grandala gregarious grey grey-brown habitats harsh head Himachal Himachal Pradesh Himalayan foothills Himalayan range House Crow Indian Indian subcontinent Kashmir Ladakh Large-billed Crow legs lores loud lower Himalayas Male mixed foraging nape neck sides nectar Nepal noisy numbers olive-brown open forests pairs or small pale paler perch Pied Kingfisher plumage Pradesh Resident rhododendron rufous rump Sand Martin scrub seen Sikkim singly small birds small flocks small parties solitary song species streaked supercilium throat and breast Thrush Treepie trees undergrowth undertail-coverts upper breast upperparts uttered vent western Himalayas whistling white patch white supercilium whitish wingbars wings and tail Woodpecker yellow