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Birds of Southern India

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Richard Grimmett (Author), Tim Inskipp (Author), Clive Byers (Illustrator), Daniel Cole (Illustrator), John Cox (Illustrator), Gerald Driessens (Illustrator), Carl D'Silva (Illustrator), Martin Elliott (Illustrator), Kim Franklin (Illustrator), Alan Harris (Illustrator), Peter Hayman (Illustrator), Craig Robson (Illustrator), Jan Wilczur (Illustrator), Tim Worfolk (Illustrator)

240 pages, 87 colour plates, b/w illustrations, 1 map

Christopher Helm

Paperback | May 2005 | #149290 | ISBN: 0713651644
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

About this book

This is an essential reference guide for anyone birding in the southern India region. The colour plates are accompanied by a succint text highlighting identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status. The text is on facing pages to the plates, for easy reference.

Southern India is defined for the purposes of this book as comprising the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep.Little has been published about the avifauna of the Union Territory of Pondicherry and it is here treated with Tamil Nadu. In addition, the Maldives, although not part of India, are included as they are part of a chain of islands extending southwards from Lakshadweep.

'the ideal travelling companion for any birding trip to peninsular India' Birding World

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RG and TI are both field ornithologists with a particular interest in the Subcontinent. Previous books include Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Field Guide to the Birds of Northern India and others.

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