A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Nepal is an introductory photographic identification guide to 280 bird species commonly seen in Nepal. High-quality photographs from some of India's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation and opportunities for naturalists. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of Nepal encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name as well as its vernacular name, its status in each state as well as its global IUCN status.
Bikram Grewal grew up in the dense evergreen forests of India's north-east where he first developed his love for birds. He gave up his full-time publishing career to devote his time to the conservation of Indian wildlife, especially working on rare birds. He is the author of over ten books on birds of the subcontinent and also acts as a consultant on eco-tourism. He helped conceive the 'birdsofindia' website, now the biggest birding site in India and ranked amongst the top ten birding sites in the world. He is a trustee of the Wildlife Preservation Society of India (WPSI). He was awarded the Lifetime Award for spreading awareness about birds and conservation in India.