The Resource A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India : including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives, Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey, Otto Pfister, (electronic resource/)

A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India : including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives, Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey, Otto Pfister, (electronic resource/)

Label
A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India : including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives
Title
A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India
Title remainder
including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives
Statement of responsibility
Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey, Otto Pfister
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Periplus is proud to present the first comprehensive guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent. This book covers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color photographs. Each species has a distribution mapMany 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 th
Dewey number
598.0954
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
QL691.I4
LC item number
.G749 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India : including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives, Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey, Otto Pfister, (electronic resource/)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Title Page; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; ENJOYING BIRDWATCHING; ORNITHOLOGY IN THE REGION; ORIENTAL REGION; HABITATS; CLIMATE; BIRD MOVEMENTS; BREEDING; EXTREME RARITIES; THREATS TO BIRDS IN INDIA; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; SYSTEMATIC SECTION; NON-PASSERINES; Pheasants and allies -- Phasianidae; Whistling-duck-Dendrocygnidae; Ducks and geese -- Anatidae; Untitled; Woodpeckers -- Picidae; Barbets- Megalaimidae; Horn bills- Bucerotidae; Hoopoes- Upupidae; Trogons -- Trogonidae; Rollers -- Coraciidae; Kingfishers- Alcedinidae; Kingfishers -- Halcyonidae; Crested Kingfishers-Cerylidae
  • Bee-eaters- MeropidaeCuckoos -- Cuculidae; Coucals -- Centropodidae; Parakeets -- Psittacidae; Swifts -- Apodidae; Treeswifts -- Hemiprocnidae; Barn Owls- Tytonidae; Owls -- Strigidae; Frogmouths-Batrachostomidae; Nightjars- Caprimulgidae; Pigeons and doves-Columbidae; Bustards -- Otididae; Cranes -- Gruidae; Rails and crakes- Rallidae; Sandgrouse -- Pteroclidae; Sandpipers and allies-Scolopacidae; Painted Snipe -- Rostratulidae; Jacanas- Jacanidae; Thick-knees -- Burhinidae; Plovers and allies -- Charadriidae; Pratincoles -- Glareolidae; Gulls and terns -- Laridae; Hawks and allies -- Accipitridae
  • Falcons- FalconidaeGrebes- Podicipedidae; Darters -- Anhingidae; Cormorants -- Phalacrocoracidae; Herons and allies -- Ardeidae; Flamingos -- Phoenicopteridae; Ibis and allies- Threskiornithidae; Pelicans- Pelecanidae; Storks -- Ciconidae; PASSERINES; Pittas -- Pittidae; Broad bills- Eurylaimidae; Leafbirds- lrenidae; Shrikes- Laniidae; Crows, drongos, orioles and allies-Corvidae; Dippers- Cinclidae; Thrushes, flycatchers and chats-Muscicapidae; Starlings and mynahs- Sturnidae; Nuthatches- Sittidae; Creepers and wrens -- Certhiidae; Tits -- Paridae; Aegithaline tits- Aegithalidae
  • Swallows and martins-HirundinidaeCrests- Regulidae; Bulbuls- Pycnonotidae; Cisticolas and prinias -Cisticolidae; White-eyes -- Zosteropidae; Warblers and babblers- Sylviidae; Larks -- Alaudidae; Sunbirds and flowerpeckers-Nectariniidae; Sparrows, pipits, accentors, munias and weavers-Passeridae; Finches and buntings-Fringillidae; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; USEFUL ADDRESSES; SYSTEMATIC LIST OF FAMILIES AND SPECIES; INDEX OF COMMON NAMES; INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC NAMES; Other Ebooks; Backcover
Control code
ocn905917355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
800394
Label
A photographic guide to the birds of Sri Lanka & India : including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, & the Maldives, Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey, Otto Pfister, (electronic resource/)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frontcover; Title Page; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; ENJOYING BIRDWATCHING; ORNITHOLOGY IN THE REGION; ORIENTAL REGION; HABITATS; CLIMATE; BIRD MOVEMENTS; BREEDING; EXTREME RARITIES; THREATS TO BIRDS IN INDIA; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; SYSTEMATIC SECTION; NON-PASSERINES; Pheasants and allies -- Phasianidae; Whistling-duck-Dendrocygnidae; Ducks and geese -- Anatidae; Untitled; Woodpeckers -- Picidae; Barbets- Megalaimidae; Horn bills- Bucerotidae; Hoopoes- Upupidae; Trogons -- Trogonidae; Rollers -- Coraciidae; Kingfishers- Alcedinidae; Kingfishers -- Halcyonidae; Crested Kingfishers-Cerylidae
  • Bee-eaters- MeropidaeCuckoos -- Cuculidae; Coucals -- Centropodidae; Parakeets -- Psittacidae; Swifts -- Apodidae; Treeswifts -- Hemiprocnidae; Barn Owls- Tytonidae; Owls -- Strigidae; Frogmouths-Batrachostomidae; Nightjars- Caprimulgidae; Pigeons and doves-Columbidae; Bustards -- Otididae; Cranes -- Gruidae; Rails and crakes- Rallidae; Sandgrouse -- Pteroclidae; Sandpipers and allies-Scolopacidae; Painted Snipe -- Rostratulidae; Jacanas- Jacanidae; Thick-knees -- Burhinidae; Plovers and allies -- Charadriidae; Pratincoles -- Glareolidae; Gulls and terns -- Laridae; Hawks and allies -- Accipitridae
  • Falcons- FalconidaeGrebes- Podicipedidae; Darters -- Anhingidae; Cormorants -- Phalacrocoracidae; Herons and allies -- Ardeidae; Flamingos -- Phoenicopteridae; Ibis and allies- Threskiornithidae; Pelicans- Pelecanidae; Storks -- Ciconidae; PASSERINES; Pittas -- Pittidae; Broad bills- Eurylaimidae; Leafbirds- lrenidae; Shrikes- Laniidae; Crows, drongos, orioles and allies-Corvidae; Dippers- Cinclidae; Thrushes, flycatchers and chats-Muscicapidae; Starlings and mynahs- Sturnidae; Nuthatches- Sittidae; Creepers and wrens -- Certhiidae; Tits -- Paridae; Aegithaline tits- Aegithalidae
  • Swallows and martins-HirundinidaeCrests- Regulidae; Bulbuls- Pycnonotidae; Cisticolas and prinias -Cisticolidae; White-eyes -- Zosteropidae; Warblers and babblers- Sylviidae; Larks -- Alaudidae; Sunbirds and flowerpeckers-Nectariniidae; Sparrows, pipits, accentors, munias and weavers-Passeridae; Finches and buntings-Fringillidae; GLOSSARY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; USEFUL ADDRESSES; SYSTEMATIC LIST OF FAMILIES AND SPECIES; INDEX OF COMMON NAMES; INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC NAMES; Other Ebooks; Backcover
Control code
ocn905917355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
800394

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