Common Birds of the Indian Subcontinent: A Field Guide is the perfect guide to birdwatching for novices and experts alike. Detailing the salient features of over two hundred of the most easily found birds’ species in the Indian subcontinent, the book also has guidelines about how to begin birdwatching, what equipment to use and where to get the best view. The descriptions of birds are accompanied with beautiful and rare photographs of the birds, taken by the best photographers in the country. Colloquial references to the birds and their Indian names are strewn throughout the book so as to aid identification and retain the local flavor of their habitats.
With a foreword by Dr George Archibald, the legendary ornithologist and co-founder of the International Crane Foundation, the book also includes short biographies of ten celebrated birdmen of the last two centuries, a list of group-names of birds used in the English language and interesting trivia on around fifty birds from all over the world. Common Birds of the Indian Subcontinent: A Field Guide is a classic companion for bird enthusiasts.