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color plates. This new field guide is based on the authors’ groundbreaking Birds of the Indian Subcontinent () and covers all the bird species found in. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent: : Carol Inskipp, Richard Grimmett, Tim Inskipp: Books. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent has 93 ratings and 8 reviews: Published October 1st by Oxford University Press, pages, Paperback.

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This second edition of the book contains special features such as fully upgraded colour maps of the entire bird species, coverage of all the bird species in the Indian subcontinent, and a portable volume which concisely highlights key characteristics of each bird from the region.

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by Richard Grimmett

Mittal Gala rated it it was amazing May 23, I wish a lot that I get to go birding to different places; but I admit, I am slightly lazy to do so. This new field guide is based on the authors’ groundbreaking Birds of the Indian Subcontinent and covers all the bird species found in India, Pakistian, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. Trivia About Birds of the Indi Carol Inskipp is also a wildlife consultant. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days Subcontiinent will my order arrive?

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Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Richzrd wish What is this book about? Other titles from Christopher Helm. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Birds of Central Asia. Comprehensive and authoritative, this is an indispensable guide for anyone birding anywhere in the Indian Subcontinent. Saurabh Sawant Certified Buyer 26 Jan, Books by Richard Grimmett.


Why do I read this textbook? A series of regional guides to the subcontinent, published since the pocket guide, added nothing to the original volume. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent. Birders will however be understandably wary of yet another Helm guide to the region.

Birds of India : Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives – Second Edition

Really excellent book for birding photographers. Birds of New Guinea. There is no excuse for such lazy publishing and with a number of other field guides now on the market, the visiting birder has a choice of which to take. Birds of the Indian Subcontinent Helm field guides.

Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. Many interesting taxa have been elevated to species level with probably more soon to follow. There are plates. Birds Of The Indian Subcontinent was published in Altitudinal range could have been included for montane birds, the Himalayan avifauna being a major component. My next backpacking trip will hopefully be the Indian subcontinent and the Birds of India will certainly be the first item packed.

A fantastic reference for seemingly almost all the birds in the Indian subcontinent. Plus points are beautiful illustrations and detailed descriptions which help in many cases, but on flip-side, the maps need to be updated I think.

Kamlesh Desai 5 Jan, The description are exactly what is needed to spot each bird, and the pictures are very well organized to leaf through them as you go bird watching. May be some day I get that inclination to go real birding. The commonly encountered starlings and mynas, for example, are now displayed over three plates rather than two cramped ones.


Many of the plates have been repainted for this edition and a number of new species added. I would have liked to see more information in the habitat and habits section, often a good clue to identification, but this is invariably very brief.

In addition, our ever-increasing knowledge of identification, behaviour and distribution all amply justify a new and revised edition. After purchasing a few similar books on this topic, I found this to be the most comprehensive- All Birds and all plates are in color. Sanjay Malik rated it it was amazing Dec 16, For bird species that are difficult to observe such as the warbler, rose finch, and nightjar, the authors have included detailed tables which summarise specific identification characteristics.

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Review quote “This book is the field guide for the birds of the Indian Subcontinent Birds ornithology Natural History Books Wildlife: Field users will also be relieved to find that the families appear in a modern yet orthodox order, the taxonomy adopted by the pocket guide being too unfamiliar to allow easy use.

To ask other readers questions about Birds of the Indian Subcontinentplease sign up. Jun 25, Amitabh rated it it indiam amazing. Return to Book Page. Well categorized and laid out.