The Book of Indian Birds

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Bombay Natural History Society, 2002 - Nature - 326 pages
For over 50 years The Book of Indian Birds has been a close companion of both amateur bird-watching enthusiasts and seasoned ornithologists in India. This much-awaited new edition covers 538 species and includes the extensive changes in the scientific and common bird names that have taken place since the last revision in 1996, providing uniformity and allowing birdwatchers to communicate more easily with one another while exchanging their observations. Extensively illustrated, the book remains an indispensable field guide for everyone who wishes to enjoy the rich and varied bird life of India.

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Salim Ali (1896-1987), the Grand Old Man of Indian Ornithology, was among the first Indians to conduct systematic bird surveys in the country. His books have contributed enormously to the development of professional and amateur ornithology in India.

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