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The Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne
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With photographs from the author and the region's other top-quality nature photographers, each species is illustrated, including variants where relevant. The guide is focussed 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. The book 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.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : John Harrison
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A fully comprehensive, modern field guide to all of the bird species in Sri Lanka. Featuring numerous colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of the key identification features, the book will be equally valuable for ornithologists and birdwatchers.

Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Deepal Warakagoda
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With a rich avifauna of more than 350 species that includes 29 endemics, the island of Sri Lanka is one of southern Asia's most popular birding destination. This new field guide provides full coverage of every species on the Sri Lanka list, including most vagrants, with particular emphasis placed on endemic species and races. Detailed text highlights key identification criteria, along with accurate colour maps. Packed with spectacular and detailed plates by leading bird artists such as Alan Harris, Tim Worfolk and John Cox, Birds of Sri Lanka - by Deepal Warakagoda, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp, and Richard Grimmett - is the definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher and another majestic addition to the Helm Field Guides series.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Sarath Kotagama
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Birds of India Pakistan Nepal Bangladesh Bhutan Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Author : Richard Grimmett
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The best field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent is now even better. Thoroughly revised, with 73 new plates and many others updated or repainted, the second edition of Birds of India now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quicker and easier reference. Newly identified species have been added, the text has been extensively revised, and all the maps are new. Comprehensive and definitive, this is the indispensable guide for anyone birding in this part of the world. The leading field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent--now thoroughly revised and improved 1,375 species illustrated and described, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants 226 color plates--including 73 new ones--depict every species and many distinct plumages and races Concise text and accurate distribution maps opposite plates for easy reference Includes newly identified species

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of India Pakistan Nepal Bhutan Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

Author : Bikram Grewal
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This is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent. Every distinct species and subspecies—some 1,375 in all—is covered with photographs, text, and maps. The guide features more than 4,000 stunning photographs, many never before published, which have been carefully selected to illustrate key identification features of each species. The up-to-date facing-page text includes concise descriptions of plumage, voice, range, habitat, and recent taxonomic changes. Each species has a detailed map reflecting the latest distribution information and containing notes on status and population density. The guide also features an introduction that provides an overview of birdlife and a brief history of ornithology in India and its neighbors. The result is an encyclopedic photographic guide that is essential for everyone birding anywhere in the subcontinent. Covers all 1,375 subcontinental bird species Features more than 4,000 stunning photographs to aid quick field identification Includes up-to-date facing-page text and range maps Contains concise descriptions of plumage, voice, habitat, and much more

A Naturalist s Guide to the Mammals of Sri Lanka

Author : Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne
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A photographic identification guide to 92 land and 30 marine mammals represents 90 per cent of all mammals in Sri Lanka, providing a perfect for guide for residents and visitors alike. Over 300 high-quality photographs from Sri Lanka's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habitat and viewing tips. The user-friendly introduction covers climatic zones, topography, top wildlife sites, night safaris and where to watch marine mammals. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of Sri Lanka encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names.

FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

Author : KRYS. KAZMIERCZAK
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Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Deepal Warakagoda
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With a rich avifauna of more than 350 species that includes 29 endemics, the island of Sri Lanka is one of southern Asia's most popular birding destination. This new field guide provides full coverage of every species on the Sri Lanka list, including most vagrants, with particular emphasis placed on endemic species and races. Detailed text highlights key identification criteria, along with accurate colour maps. Packed with spectacular and detailed plates by leading bird artists such as Alan Harris, Tim Worfolk and John Cox, Birds of Sri Lanka is the definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher.

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne
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A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Author : Krys Kazmierczak
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This guide covers all the species of birds found on the Indian subcontinent. It provides a companion for anyone travelling in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : Bikram Grewal
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A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka and India is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of South Asia. Because of its vast size and geographical location, the Indian subcontinent has some of the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of thousands of species. This birdwatching book covers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color photographs. Each species has a distribution map Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important features of the species illustrated. In several cases, different plumages or flight shots are included. The concise text provides vital information on the plumages, voice and habits of each species are also mentioned in the texts. The maps are accompanied by a note on the status and distribution. This birdwatching book will enable accurate field identification in one of the world's most diverse avifaunal regions. Indispensable reading for all bird lovers.

Field Guide to the Birds of Bangladesh

Author : Richard Grimmett
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Field Guide to the Birds of Bangladesh is indispensable to anybody interested in the wildlife of this beautiful country. Bangladesh--an amazing country packed with rich birdlife that until recently has been very much off the beaten trail in terms of birding. Why is this? Part of the reason is there has never been a field guide to its ornithological riches--until now. Birders are increasingly turning to this relatively safe country. And what wonders await them. Written by two of the top birding authorities in the region, Richard Grimmett and Tim Inskipp, along with regional expert Paul Thompson, this book features concise identification text and accurate maps opposite a series of superb plates illustrating all species and subspecies in the country.

A Field Guide to the Birds of India Sri Lanka Pakistan Nepal Bhutan Bangladesh and the Maldives

Author : Krys Kazmierczak
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A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India

Author : Bikram Grewal
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A Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Author : George Morrison Henry
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This revised edition of G.M. Henry's A Guide to the Birds of Ceylon - the only newly comprehensive source of direct information on the avifauna of Sri Lanka for over 40 years - includes 44 newly recorded species, updated nomenclature and systematic index and additional distributional details, The differences between the Sri Lankan and Indian sub-species are usually slight and the book thus also serves as a guide to most of the common birds of India. This richly illustrated book, containing about 30 colour plates and 136 line drawings, will remain the standard work on the birds of Sri Lanka.

A Field Guide to the Birds of China

Author : John (EU Co-director MacKinnon, EU Co-director ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation)
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China is one of the largest countries in the world, covering 7% of the earth's land surface, and encompassing a hugely diverse range of habitats. As a result it boasts a rich and diverse avifauna, including some of the most spectacular and fascinating birds to be found anywhere in the world. This is the first truly comprehensive, taxonomically modern, and fully illustrated field guide to the Chinese birds. Over 1300 species are illustrated in 128 colour paintings, and fully described in the text. Colour distribution maps are provided for all illustrated species. The authors have both lived and worked in the region for many years, and have extensive experience of writing and illustrating bird guides. This important book will be a landmark in field guide publishing.

A Field Guide to the Birds of South East Asia

Author : Craig Robson
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South-East Asia is one of the richest parts of the world in terms of reptiles. The first comprehensive guide to the reptiles of this region, "A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia" covers all the reptiles recorded from mainland South-East Asia, from Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, as well as the islands of the Great Sundas (including Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Bali). A detailed account with key identification characteristics, habitat and behaviour is included for each species, from crocodiles, tortoises and turtles, to lizards and snakes. Every recognized species is described, and 74 magnificent specially commissioned colour plates by top wildlife artists depict nearly 700 major species in meticulous detail. Where useful, details such as plastrons (for turtles and tortoises), juveniles, variants and head patterns are also shown on the plates.

Bradt Sri Lankan Wildlife

Author : Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne
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Sri Lanka is home to elephants, leopards, bears and water buffalo and boasts one of the highest species densities of marine mammals in the world. An ideal field guide and armchair read, this book is illustrated with colour photographs of species and includes maps charting animal habitats to aid identification.Bradt's fully illustrated wildlife guides focus on regions of the world particularly celebrated for their amazing and often unique species. With spectacular photography or exclusive watercolour drawings throughout, each visitors' guide provides an introduction to the region's principal flora and fauna alongside suggested wildlife itineraries, practical information on when to go and what to take and photography tips. Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. Ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip they also make a handsome souvenir.

Birds of India Collins Field Guide

Author : Norman Arlott
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This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series – the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers.