Field Guide to the Birds of Nepal
- This is a field guide to 760 species
of bird found in Nepal, which is one of the most popular
trekking destinations in the world. It offers plates with
text on facing pages for at-a-glance reference and covers
identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution
A Photographic guide to India (including
Nepal and Bhutan.)
- 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 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.
Where to watch birds in Asia
This guide to birdwatching in Asia
deals with over 250 sites in detail, and more in passing,
from Turkey to Thailand and India to Indonesia. It is
designed as much for pre-planning birding trips as for
use in the country or countries on the itinerary. The
countries are dealt with alphabetically and after a general
introduction, there are site details, which include a
list of birds to be seen, organized under the headings
"Endemics", "Specialities" and "Others";
a list of "Other Wildlife" is also included
where there is something of particular interest.
Recommended travel books for Nepal:
Lonely Planet: Trekking in the
- At some stage, every birder in Nepal
has to leave the beaten track. This book tells you how and
where. There is a useful flora and fauna section and hints
on watching wildlife at the end of each chapter. It is packed
full of tips for the trekker and gives a detailed description
of your chosen trek from landing at Kathmandu to your destination
in the mountains. The Nepalese culture, accommodation, currency,
first aid tips, a valuable health guide and the language
are but a few of this comprehensive books useful features.
Footprint Nepal Handbook: The Travel
- Birthplace of the Buddha, home of
the Gurkhas, roof of the world, land of legend and beauty
- within its narrow confines Nepal contains a spectacular
variety of culture and landscapes. Nepal offers challenges
to the hiker, mountain climber and lover of nature and wildlife.
Trekking in the Himalayas is covered, with treks in the
popular areas and in the less well known Eastern region.
The guide includes information on wildlife reserves with
maps; wildlife and vegetation; where to stay and eat on
any budget; how to stay healthy; and what to buy and where
to buy it.
Geocenter World Map: Nepal
- This is a map of Nepal, aimed at tourists
and business travellers alike. It indicates places of interest,
and is in full colour throughout.