Photo Pocket Guide: Birds of the Himalayas
Please note, this is a reissue of A Photographic Guide to Birds of the Himalayas, formerly on the natural history list of New Holland publishers. 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.
- ISBN: 9781472938268
- Author(s): Bikram Grewal, Otto Pfister
- Stock Code: 2938268
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs
- Pages: 144
- Published: 2016
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This title discusses the Himalayas, its foothills, and the adjoining Terai and Duar grassland-forests. Focuses on the mammals of the Himalayan region but also includes details on the birds, flora and landscapes.
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This is a concise field guide, with introductory comments on environmental factors governing floral diversity and composition, flower-hunting in the region, and an overview of the Himalayas in general. Each species is illustrated with a colour photo, and the text provides details of the altitude at which the plant grows, time of year of flowering, and description.