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A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri LankaArtist/Author: de Silva Wijeyeratne, Gehan
A fully comprehensive field guide to the 462 bird species of Sri Lanka. With photographs from the author and the region’s other top-quality nature photographers, each species is illustrated, including variants where relevant. Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka is focused on field use to help beginners and experts identify species.
The main identifying features of each species are described and key facts cover size, habitat, distribution, voice and status in the country.
Distribution maps provide an at-a-glance view of where the birds can be found. Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka also includes information on climate and topography, orders and families, residents, migrants, endemics, vagrants and highly scarce migrants, topography and the key birdwatching sites. The checklist provides complete information on the local status of each species.
Birds of the Himalayas (Pocket Photo Guide)Artist/Author: Grewal, Bikram and Otto Pfister.
The Himalayas, the world’s highest mountain range, are a birdwatcher’s paradise. Many of its species are high altitude specialists, including Tibetan and Himalayan Snowcocks, Snow Partridge, Ibisbill, Tibetan Sandgrouse, Hume’s Groundpecker, Tibetan Snowfinch and Great Rosefinch. The area comprises a mosaic of different habitats which host a huge range of avian species, with families such as raptors, gamebirds, flycatchers and warblers particularly well represented. 252 of the Himalayas’ most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide, and each species is illustrated with a colour photograph which is accompanied by text giving key information on identification, habitat and distribution.
A naturalist’s guide to the birds of Sri Lanka.Artist/Author: de Silva Wijeyeratne, Gehan.
This identification guide covers the 280 bird species most commonly seen in Sri Lanka. Colour photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, length, plumage, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers bird topography, bird orders, endemics and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Sri Lanka encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names as well as its global status. This guide will be a great reference for residents and visitors alike.
Collins Field Guide: Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri LankaArtist/Author: Arlott, Norman.
This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series. Containing detailed illustrations, every species of bird you might encounter in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Islands, the Nicobar Islands and the Maldives is featured, apart from non-established introductions. Beautiful artwork depicts their breeding plumage, and non-breeding plumage when it differs significantly. The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice and distribution maps.
A naturalist’s guide to the birds of India: Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.Artist/Author: Grewal, Bikram and Garima Bhatia.
This user-friendly guide provides an introduction to the 280 species of bird likely to be encountered in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. A detailed introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of the Indian subcontinent encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name as well as its vernacular name, its status in each state as well as its global IUCN status as at 2013.
Field guide to the birds of Sri Lanka.Artist/Author: Harrison, John and Tim Worfolk.
A comprehensive, modern field guide to this ornithologically fascinating country. All of Sri Lanka’s official avian species are described in the text and depicted in a collection of stunning colour plates painted by Tim Worfolk, one of Britain’s leading bird artists. The text, accessible to experienced ornithologists and beginners alike, highlights the important identification features such as plumage variations, size, calls and songs, range, distribution, and status for every species. The plates illustrate the various plumage variations for each bird, and show the birds perched and also in flight, where relevant to their identification. An introduction to the guide describes briefly some of the best sites for watching Sri Lanka’s abundant avifauna, and provides useful contact addresses for the prospective traveller. This will be an essential purchase for all birdwatchers travelling to the region; the beautiful plates and clearly-written text will also make it a must-have for anyone who loves birds, and Sri Lankan birds in particular. Also available in paperback [stock id 32661].
A field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent.Artist/Author: Kazmierczak, Krys.
Includes 1,300 species found in Pakistan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Birds of prey of the Indian subcontinent.Artist/Author: Naoroji, Rishad.
A complete guide to the raptors of the Indian subcontinent. Lavishly illustrated with 24 new plates and around 600 photographs, each species is shown in all usual plumage forms, in flight and at rest. The species accounts cover all aspects of field identification, and also include sections on distribution, behaviour, status and population. The Indian subcontinent comprises the countries of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the Maldives. This region encompasses a great diversity of habitat types and a full range of altitudinal variation, and has a correspondingly large avifauna. The diurnal birds of prey are well represented – 70 species of hawk, buzzard, kite, harrier, eagle, vulture, falcon and falconet are found in the region.
Field guide to the birds of southern India.Artist/Author: Grimmett, Richard and Tim Inskipp.
This handy guide covering just southern India uses updated versions of the superb plates from the Birds of the Indian subcontinent [stock id 11452]. These are accompanied by succinct text highlighting identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status. The text is on facing pages to the plates, for easy reference.
Field guide to the birds of northern India.Artist/Author: Grimmett, Richard and Tim Inskipp.
This guide is a successor to the much acclaimed Birds of the Indian subcontinent [stock id 11452] by the same authors. Covering just northern India, the superb plates are accompanied by succinct text highlighting identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status. The text is on facing pages to the plates, for easy reference.