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India's diverse habitats are the permanent or migratory home of 1,300 species of birds, including the national bird â€“ the Indian Peafowl. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes a map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. A back panel map is also included, showing the country's top birding hotspots. Researched by the leading conservation group â€“ Wildlife SOS, India, this guide is a one-of-a-kind reference guide for travelers to this beautiful country.
Stretching from Alaska to New Mexico, a wide variety of birds can be found in the Rocky Mountains. Rocky Mountain Birds is the ideal pocket-sized, folding guide for the eco-tourist or wilderness expert. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar bird species found from Alberta to Colorado. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's eco-regions and prominent birding hotspots. Laminated for durability, this is the guide to take on your next Rocky Mountain adventure.
This is a memoir of sorts, recalling over 40 years of my husband's and my interaction with animals. We were often over matched. Almost always out smarted. This includes a lifetime spent with dogs, cats, horses and various wildlife, including deer, one small black bear and hummingbirds: a fascinating but pushy little bird in my opinion.
From the coastal rainforest to the arid desert-like areas of the southern interior, British Columbia's trees and wildflowers put on a stunning show. British Columbia Trees & Wildflowers highlights over 140 familiar species. Seasonal visitors and year round residents will appreciate the map featuring prominent province-wide botanical sanctuaries. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera or binoculars. This is the one to take on your next British Columbia adventure!
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.
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