Birds of the Indian subcontinent
- This highly recommended field guide covers all the bird species found in India, Pakistian, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The plates face the descriptions and maps for quick at-a-glance reference. Many of the plates have been repainted for this edition and a number of new species added. This guide also provides tables, summarising identification features of particularly difficult groups such as nightjars, warblers and rosefinches.
Birds of Northern India
- From the wet evergreen forests and
alpine peaks of the Himalayas, to the Thar Desert and the
vast wetlands, grasslands, and agricultural habitats that
stretch to New Delhi and beyond, northern India is a diverse
and welcoming paradise for birders and ecotourists. This
field guide provides a concise, fully illustrated introduction
to the region's known species.
A Photographic guide to India (including
Nepal, Sri Lanka, The maldives, Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladesh.)
- This is the most comprehensive photographic
guide to the birds of India and the Indian subcontinent.
Never before have so many of the region's species been illustrated
in one book. This is an essential volume for all birdwatchers
and wildlife enthusiasts as well as for anyone traveling
to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh,
A Field Guide to Birds of the Indian
- This up-to-date pocket-sized guide
is essential for anyone interested in the birds of Pakistan,
India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka. The book
includes information on field identification, habitat,
range, and status of the 1,300 species of birds found
these countries, as well as illustrations and distribution
maps for each.
A Birdwatchers' Guide to India (Prion Birdwatchers' Guide)
- "This is an indispensable guide to over 90 sites and areas, for birds as well as other wildlife. It contains a checklist of Indian birds and the first comprehensive checklist of mammals. 'I have been unable to find fault with the areas that I am familiar with and the maps are almost like visiting the site again..."
Collins Birds of India
Pocket guide to Birds of the Indian subcontinent
- Concentrating on identification, this guide
to the birds of the Indian subcontinent covers over 1300 species,
with information on habits and distribution. It also includes
a detailed map for each species.
A Photographic Guide to Birds of India
A photographic guide to the bird species
most frequently seen in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and
Sri Lanka. Over 250 species are included, with thumbnail silhouettes
identifying visually the different family groups. The book's
introduction explains how to use the guide effectively and also
contains information on bird biology and behaviour.
A Pictorial Guide to the Birds
of the Indian Subcontinent
- This comprehensive book depicts all
bird species found on the Indian Subcontinent. The entries
are arranged familywise on 106 colour plates which follow
each other in systematic order and are thus easy to find.
Beautifully illustrated by the American bird painter, John
Henry Dick, the book provides concise information concerning
status, size, habitat and distribution within subcontinental
limits. The text has also been completely revised and updated
with a great deal of new data.
Recommended travel books for India
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Goa: Rough Guide
- If any word could be said to encapsulate
the essence of GOA, it would have to be the Portuguese sossegarde,
meaning "carefree". For the birder the area is a paradise,
two hundred species should be available during a two week
period with a hundred more on a long stay. Goa's National
Parks all get a mention, along with key access details.
Other intriquing wild life notes include, the "Mugger"
Crocodile and how to see the endangered "Olive Ridley"
Lonely Planet Delhi
- includes the Taj Mahal and Jaipur. This
covered everything I needed before travelling to India. It is
full of useful tips and information and was enough for our limited