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Himalayan Flowers, Trees and Animals

Field / Identification Guide
By: Tej Kumar Shrestha, Sabina Shrestha and Atmaz Kumar Shrestha
320 pages, 160 colour plates, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
Publisher: Steven Simpson
Himalayan Flowers, Trees and Animals
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This book describes untouched and hidden aspects of the natural history of the most bizarre mammals, birds, butterflies and insects visiting trees and flowers. It presents a useful pictorial guide for the quick identification of plants and animals likely to be seen along trekking routes of the Himalayan forests, in the lap of the Himalayas.

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Tej Kumar Shrestha was born in Baglung, Dhaulagiri Zone, Nepal. He studied ecology at Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Bhopal University, India and at University of Arkansas, USA, and made field ornithology and ecology as a part of his investigation leading to a D.Sc. degree at Bhopal University, India, which was awarded in 1994. This growing interest led him to study wildlife during thirty years. He has held many distinguished positions. He is now Professor of Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University and Visiting Professor of Ecology, Bhopal University, India. He was Head of Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University.

He was Coordinator Wetland and Heritage Program of IUCN, Nepal. He was also Associate Member of Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (RONAST). He is member of British Ornithologists' Union (BOU), World Pheasant Association (WPA), International Association for Ecology (INTECOL), and Society for Ecological Restoration (SER). He was elected as Chartered Biologist and Fellow of Institute of Biology, UK, Fellow of Linnean Society of London, Fellow of Zoological Society of London, Foreign Secretary of Zoological Society of India and Life Member of Bombay Natural History Society of India.

Dr. Shrestha was founder member of Bird Watching Club of Nepal and has been closely associated with wildlife conservation in the country over the last two decades. Dr. Shrestha has extensively travelled around the Himalayan passes, mountains, rivers and forests of Nepal. He has visited the USA, Canada, Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, Finland, and New Zealand participating in study tours, expeditions, conferences, and lecture tours.

He has contributed scientific papers and articles on wildlife ecology and behaviour in national and international journals. His popular articles have appeared on radio and TV in Nepal and abroad. He is the author of fourteen outstanding books on wildlife and natural resources. He serves the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) as a member in different specialist groups.
Field / Identification Guide
By: Tej Kumar Shrestha, Sabina Shrestha and Atmaz Kumar Shrestha
320 pages, 160 colour plates, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps
Publisher: Steven Simpson
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