9780883590454

Photographic Guide to the Birds of the Himalayas

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  • ISBN13:

    9780883590454

  • ISBN10:

    088359045X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Ralph Curtis Pub
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4(2)
How to use this book
6(1)
The photographs
6(1)
The species descriptions
6(1)
Bird structure and appearance
7(1)
Key to corner tabs
8(1)
Identifying birds
9(1)
Going birdwatching
10(2)
Species descriptions
12(126)
Glossary 138(1)
Further reading 139(1)
Useful addresses 140(1)
Index 141

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