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By Salim Ali, S. Dillon Ripley, John Henry Dick

This accomplished e-book depicts all chicken species came across at the Indian Subcontinent. The entries are prepared familywise on 106 color plates which keep on with one another in systematic order and are hence effortless to discover. fantastically illustrated via the yankee fowl painter, John Henry Dick, the booklet presents concise info bearing on prestige, measurement, habitat and distribution inside of subcontinental limits. The textual content has additionally been thoroughly revised and up-to-date with loads of new data.
(Иллюстрированный цветной атлас птиц Индийского субконтинента)

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A Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

For ornithologists, ordinary historical past fans, environmentalists, and beginner birdwatchers, this revised version of a 1983 booklet is key because the basically single-volume advisor to be had of birds in India. not like related books, which purely conceal one sector or even then just a small part of species of their sector, this quantity comprises all of the fowl species present in the Indian subcontinent, proven in over a hundred colour plates from famous American chicken painter John Henry Dick.

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Psarodes of 819 HIMALAYAN GOLDENBACKED THREETOED WOODPECKER Dinopium shorii INDIAN GOLDENBACKED THREETOED WOODPECKER Dinopirrm javanense PALEHEADED WOODPECKER Gecinulus grantia HIMALAYAN GREAT SLATY WOODPECKER Mulleripicus pulverulenrus INDIAN GREAT BLACK WOODPECKER Dryocopus javensis Ssp. hodgei of 830 RUFOUSBELLIED WOODPECKER or SAPSUCKER Hypopicus hyperythrus GREAT SPOTTED or REDCROWNED PIED WOODPECKER Picoides major SIND PIED WOODPECKER Picoides assirnilis Ssp. albescens of 837 HIMALAYAN PIED WOODPECKER Picoides himalayensis DARJEELING PIED WOODPECKER Picoides darjellensis CRIMSONBREASTED PIED WOODPECKER Picoides cathpharius Plate 62( 1) 61(2) 61(5) 62(14) 626) Plate 863.

GOLDCREST Regrrlus regulus 1632. CRESTED TIT-WARBLER Leptopoecile elegans 1633. STOLICZKA'S TIT-WARBLER Lepropoecile sophiae 1634. Ssp. ohscrrra of 1639 ' Plate 88(3) 88(2) 88(6) 88(4) 88(5) 88(7) 88(11) 90(4) 90(2) 90(5) 90(6) 87(4). 906') 90(8) 90(12) 90(11) 90( 14) Subfamily TURDINAE: Thrushes and Chats Plump, arboreal or terrestrial birds with soft plumage. Bill slender. Legs and feet stout; tarsi booted. Wings short and rounded to long and pointed; tail square, rounded or emarginate. Food, a variety of animal and vegetable matter.

MAROONBACKED ACCENTOR Prunella immaculafa Plate 100(1) 100(5) 100(3) 100(2) 100(9) 100(7) 1OW5) 100(8) 100(4) Family PARIDAE: Tits or Titmice Small, restless, active, arboreal woodland birds. Plumage chiefly olive, brown, grey, white or buff. Bill stout, conical or pointed. Legs short and strong. Wings rounded. Food, insects and seeds. Sexes generally alike. Nest, chiefly in tree-holes. Eggs, 4-14. Incubation generally by female. SULTAN TIT Melanochlora sulfanea GREY TIT Parus major WHITEWINGED BLACK TIT Parus nrrchalis GREENBACKED TIT Parus tnonricolus YELLOWBREASTED BLUE TIT or AZURE TIT Parrrs cyanus jlavipecfus 1800a.

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