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Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

@inproceedings{Grimmett1998BirdsOT,
  title={Birds of the Indian Subcontinent},
  author={R. E. R. Grimmett and Carol Inskipp},
  year={1998}
}
birdwatcher. The classic Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan by Salim Ali and S Dillon Ripley, which covers the whole region and was first published in 1968-1975, lists over 1,200 species. With additional recording and following the more up-to-date nomenclature in the Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of Birds of the World edited by E. C. Dickinson (2003) the current species total for the subcontinent stands at 1,375 species – 13 per cent of the world’s birds. A further relevant… 

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References

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Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan, Vol. 1

There are a number of excellent introductory essays, which amount to a separate book on the geography of Tibet, the history of its ornithological exploration, and the more usual discussion of bird distribution and migration.

Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation

The authors discuss the wider conservation relevance of EBAs, including why birds are good indicators of biodiversity, and how EBAs can be used effectively to influence policy-makers.

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Female has yellow crown and nape. Wing-bars of both sexes are greyish-white. First-year male is similar to female, but has olive-yellow on breast and upper flanks

    Bar-winged Wren 356

      Female has blackish streaking on darker greyish-green upperparts, more clearly defined wing-bars, paler yellow throat and breast, and whitish belly (with black flank-and breaststreaking)

      • Winters in C and E Himalayas (and may breed). ID Lacks yellow panels on wing in all plumages

      Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 19-23 cm

        Hodgson's 428

          Recalls Wood Sandpiper in shape, or a very large Long-toed Stint in both shape and plumage. Has rufous crown (indistinct in winter) and prominent supercilium

            Compared with Paddyfield, has shorter tail, more heavily streaked upperparts, streaked upper belly and flanks, and lacks malar stripe and patch. Voice Call a weak see-see

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