This pictorial book is about the birds of Western Himalayas and the environment in which they thrive. It caters to the needs of the serious birders as well as newbies intending to go bird watching in the area. Each photograph is accompanied by the widely accepted common English name, the scientific name, approximate body length from bill tip to tail tip, attitudinal range, habitat, activity schedule, and characteristic calls and songs. The activity schedule represented by various icons may assist in productive birding. The activity routine is carefully prepared using empirical evidence gained from numerous field observations and discussions with experts.