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Salim Ali, India's Birdman

Biography / Memoir

Series: Charitavali Series

By: Reeta Dutta Gupta (Author)

59 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations

Rupa Publications India

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #149412 | ISBN: 8129100452
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

Salim Ali was the first Indian to systematically study ecology and the birds of the Indian subcontinent. For generations of bird-watchers and ornithologists, Salim Ali`s beautifully illustrated and meticulously written bird books were their first exposure to the world of Indian Birds. This is the story of the man whose name has become a legend in the field of Indian ornithology. The driving force behind the Bombay Natural History Society, Salim Ali was the most outspoken advocate of the conservation of India's avifauna.


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