Birds of the Himalayas

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Description

Author: Bikram Grewal

Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing India

Package Dimensions: 13x272x180

Number Of Pages: 144

Release Date: 02-08-2017

Details: Product Description
The Himalayas, the world’s highest mountain range, are a birdwatcher’s paradise. Many of its species are high altitude specialists, including Tibetan and Himalayan Snowcocks, Snow Partridge, Ibisbill, Tibetan Sandgrouse, Hume’s Groundpecker, Tibetan Snowfinch and Great Rosefinch. The area comprises a mosaic of different habitats which host a huge range of avian species, with families such as raptors, gamebirds, flycatchers and warblers particularly well represented. 252 of the Himalayas’ most interesting and spectacular birds are featured in this concise and easy-to-use guide and each species is illustrated with a colour photograph which is accompanied by text giving key information on identification, habitat and distribution.
About the Author
Bikram Grewal is an eminent ornithologist and conservationist and he is the author of several best-selling bird books on the birds of the Indian Subcontinent. He lives in Delhi. Otto Pfister is a Swiss-born nature photographer with a special interest in birds. He has lived in the Indian Subcontinent for many years and is an expert on the wildlife of Ladakh.

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