Introduction to birds of India is a photographic field guide for those enthusiasts who are interested in knowing more about the birds found in India. Instead of relying on coloured diagrams and illustrations of birds, this book relies on presenting its readers with photographs of around 230 species of birds found in India, thus making it particularly useful ready reference tool in the field. This book not only familiarizes its readers to identify with particular characteristics of a bird, but also covers how those characteristics can assist a bird watcher in identifying with the diet, habitat and behaviour of the bird. The initial chapters also covers the basic precautions that must be adhered to, in order to ensure that birds are observed in their natural environment A major part of the book in dedicated to written and photographic description of more than two hundred birds, both common and rare that are found in India. For the ease of the readers, the birds are divided into thirty four groups, covering in detail their morphological features, food habits and natural place of dwelling. Each bird is accompanied with one or more photograph, including description/ photographs highlighting the difference in sexes and maturity. The index at the end of the book lists the birds with common and scientific names and page reference where their detail description appears. Compiling photographs of such wide variety of birds in itself in no small task, requiring years of patience and dedication, for which the author deserves due credit and appreciation.
The Quick Reference Guide to The Great Lakes is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather (important here) field guide to the inspiring, incredibly varied and colorful birdlife inhabiting the six beautiful states surrounding the United States phenomenal Great Lakes (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio). And for those with wander lust on either side of the international border, this guide can easily do double-duty in adjacent Canada, as well!
Designated Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in South Carolina encompass over 1,300,000 acres and cover the state's major habitat types. South Carolina Birds will help to identify over 140 familiar species with detailed illustrations. A map featuring prominent state-wide birding hotspots has been included. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide will conveniently fold to fit into your pocket. Perfect for observing your backyard feeder visitors or those species out on the trail.
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