Language: English with English, Hindi and scientific nomenclature
Awarded Best Produced Paperback Book of 2006 by the Federation of Indian Publishers, this pocket-sized photographic book makes accurate identification of more common birds in the field possible. The photographs, all taken in the wild and India, clearly show the birds often with a variety of plumages while the text details the life of these colourful creatures. There is also a personal introduction to the experience of birding in India with reference to relevant books and websites.
Includes brief descriptions of the birds with distribution notes.
Amano Samarpan is a trained photographer who specialises in bird photography; his images are rnade during frequent visits to the Indian subcontinent. His earlier published books are Among the Birds of India and Indian Birds in Focus; his work has appeared in magazines and ornithological publications.
"Though many books have been published on the birds of India, this one is remarkable for its splendid photographs in various moods and actions."
– Sanctuary Asia magazine