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Birds of South Asia; The Ripley Guide

by Pamela C Rasmussen, John C. Anderton

Birds of South Asia; The Ripley Guide
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The most complete and up-to-date guide to the birds of the region. Revised and updated with the newest findings on vocalizations and taxonomy, including several taxa newly recorded for the region, species whose voice was previously unknown, and additional newly recognised species. Species lists follow familiar Peters order except where changes are well-corroborated by recent research.

Volume 1 (Field Guide) covers all South Asian birds, including for the first time Afghanistan and Chagos. 180 plates illustrate over 3,400 plumages with ID notes and scientific verification. Maps opposite plates showing seasonal distributions including migration routes. Volume 2 (Morphology, distribution, vocalisations and taxonomy) describes 2,500 taxa, including all 1,428 species recorded for the region. 2nd Edition.

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