Field Guide Books

Birds of Indian Subcontinent

By: Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (1998) and covers all the bird species found in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives. The plates face the descriptions and maps for quick at-a-glance reference. Many of the plates have been repainted for this edition and a number of new species added. This guide also provides tables, summarising identification features of particularly difficult groups such as nightjars, warblers and rosefinches.

The Book of Indian Birds

By: Salim Ali

For nearly 50 years The Book of Indian Birds has been a close companion of both amateur bird-watching enthusiasts and seasoned ornithologists in India. This twelfth edition is revised but retains Dr Salim Ali’s original text while describing and illustrating 240 additional species. The book now illustrates in color, and succinctly describes the habits and habitats of 538 birds of the plains and foothills, and of the wetlands and sea-coast.

A Pictorial Field guide to Birds of India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

By: Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Nikhil Devasar, Sarwandeep Singh

Birds of India covers over 1,300 species and distinct subspecies of birds found in the Indian subcontinent. It contains over 4,000 colour photographs including depictions of flight, plumage, hunting style and much more. The text provides vital and new information on voice and habits of each species. This book will enable accurate field identification in one of the world’s most diverse avifaunal regions. An indispensable guide for all bird lovers.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Indian Subcontinent

By: Krys Kazmierczak

A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent covers all 1300 species of birds found on the Indian subcontinent in a format which is both authoritative and which can be carried easily on a field trip. Ber van Perlo and Krys Kazmierczak have followed the successful formula laid down in van Perlo’s Collins Illustrated Checklist: Birds of Eastern Africa and have produced a book that will make the field identification of Indian birds much simpler.

Birds of India

By: Norman Arlott

This comprehensive new field guide is an excellent addition to the world-renowned series – the ultimate reference book for travelling birdwatchers. Every species of bird you might encounter in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Andaman Islands, the Nicobar Islands and the Maldives is featured, apart from non-established introductions. Beautiful artwork depicts their breeding plumage, and non-breeding plumage when it differs significantly.