Birds of Nepal: Revised Edition

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Bloomsbury Publishing, 22. sept 2016 - 386 pages
This fully updated edition of Birds of Nepal is the most comprehensive guide to the birds of this beautiful Himalayan country. The texts have been completely re-written for this edition and many of the illustrations have been replaced. In addition, maps have been included for the first time.

Every species recorded in Nepal is covered, including vagrants, with accurate distribution maps for most species. 142 colour plates are featured, illustrating more than 790 species with text on facing pages for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive text covers identification, voice, habits, habitats, altitudinal range, distribution and status.
 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
8
Climate
16
FALCONIDAE Falcons 1819
18
RALLIDAE Rails crakes gallinules and coots 3132
31
BIRD CONSERVATION
35
NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
42
COLUMBIDAE Pigeons and doves 4447
44
FAMILY SUMMARIES
48
HEMIPROCNIDAE Treeswifts
57
ORIOLIDAE Orioles
70
SYLVIIDAE Warblers 8391
83
IRENIDAE Fairy Bluebirds
104
CINCLIDAE Dippers
123
FRINGILLIDAE Finches 136141
136
Vagrants extirpated and recently recorded species
346
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About the author (2016)

Richard Grimmett is Head of Conservation at BirdLife International. Carol and Tim Inskipp are freelance wildlife consultants. All three are widely travelled in Asia and authors of a series of books on the birds of the region. Hem Sagar Baral is manager of the Zoological Society of London's Nepal office and an authority on Nepalese birds.

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