BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT A FIELD GUIDE
Author : Ranjit Manakadan, J. C. Daniel & Nikhil Bhopale Illustrations by John Henry Dick.
About the Book
Cover 1,251 species of birds reported from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and the Maldives with colour illustrations for these spread over 112 plates. Another 100 odd species/subspecies are discussed without illustrations.
The sequence of families follows, in general, Pamela C. Rasmussen and John C. Anderton's Birds of south Asia: The Ripley Guide.
Alternate names are given within parenthesis to help confront the recent confusion in English bird names.