Makes accurate identification of more common birds in the field possible. This work features photographs taken in the wild in India. It clearly show the birds often with a variety of plumages while the text details the life of these colourful creatures. It is suitable for visitors to the Indian subcontinent.
Among the Birds of India is the second volume and illustrates another 160 birds.
This book presents both common and seldom seen birds of the Indian subcontinent in their habitats not just as a way to more clearly identify and hence understand them but also because it recognises the important role that environment plays in their survival. The future of birds not only rests on the preservation of their habitats, the avian population is an important indication of the health of the environment.