Birds of Southern India


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.

Birds of Northern India


Author: Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408188740
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."

Birds of Pakistan


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.

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

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.

Birds of Nepal

Revised Edition
Author: Richard Grimmett,Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp,Hem Sagar Baral
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472905725
Category: Nature
Page: 386
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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.

Birds of India (Collins Field Guide)


Author: Norman Arlott
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007560680
Category: Nature
Page: 400
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This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series – the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers.

Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World


Author: Derek Onley,Paul Scofield
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408183765
Category: Nature
Page: 240
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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.

Birds of Peru

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

Birds of Central Asia

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.

Pocket Guide to the Birds of Britain and North-West Europe


Author: Chris Kightley,Steve Madge
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780713664447
Category: Birds
Page: 320
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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.

Birds of Seychelles


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.

Birds of Western Africa


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.

Birds of Melanesia

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.

Birds of Bhutan


Author: Carol Inskipp,Tim Inskipp,Richard Grimmett
Publisher: A & C Black
ISBN: 9780713651638
Category: Nature
Page: 192
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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.

Pocket Photo Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka


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.

Birds of Senegal and The Gambia


Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408171015
Category: Nature
Page: 352
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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.

Birds Of The Indian Subcontinent (helm Field Guides) - 2nd Revised Edition


Author: Carol Inskipp,Richard Grimmett,Tim Inskipp
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780198077220
Category:
Page: N.A
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Birds of the West Indies


Author: Herbert A. Raffaele,James Wiley,Orlando H. Garrido,Allan Keith,Janis I. Raffaele
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400836185
Category: Nature
Page: 216
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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

Field Guide to the Birds of Western Africa


Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780713666922
Category: Birds
Page: 511
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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.

Birds of Argentina and the South-West Atlantic

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.