Language: English with English, Hindi, and scientific nomenclature
Stunningly illustrated with over 350 colour and black and white images, which depict the birds in flight, their plumage and more, this book is based on the authors' groundbreaking work of compiling and presenting the current status of the avifauna of Lucknow, a large city in northern India and the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Packed with historical, anecdotal and essential information on their calls, physical description, habitat and where to see the birds, this book will enable accurate field identification and will be an indispensable guide for all birdwatchers, ornithologists, wildlife photographers and enthusiasts.
Highlights of the book include:
- Over 360 bird species
- Major parks and gardens of Lucknow where certain species of birds can be seen
- A chapter devoted to the Natural History section of the Lucknow State museum, which boasts of the fourth largest collection of carefully preserved bird specimens
- Latin, English and Hindi names of the various birds
- Over 300 pictures of birds in their habitats