Mammals

A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of India

Author: Bikram Grewal

Publisher: Naturalist's Guides

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Category: Mammals

Page: 176

View: 687

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 mammal species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. The introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species
Nature

Indian Mammals

Author: Vivek Menon

Publisher: Hachette India

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 528

View: 483

An invaluable reference and exceptionally usable guide to the mammals of India Covering the rich diversity of mammal species in India, from tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales to primates, rodents and bats, Indian Mammals is a comprehensive, field-ready and illustrated guide. Accompanied by superb full-colour photographs, supplementary illustrations and distribution maps, and based on impeccable scientific research reviewed by experts, Indian Mammals records details of virtually every mammal known to exist in India. The in-depth, up-to-date text by Vivek Menon, one of India's leading naturalists and an authority on Indian wildlife, describes key identification features, biometrics, behaviour, social strategies, habitat and distribution. Encyclopaedic in sweep yet accessible in approach, Indian Mammals includes the majestic and most sought after as well as the extraordinary and elusive mammals. Passionate wildlife watchers will appreciate the range of coverage and tips on identifying mammals, while naturalists will value the exacting detail needed to distinguish similar species in the field. Planned for easy reference, this compact guide is the essential resource for wildlifers of any age, from animal watchers and eco-tourists to active conservationists. ? More than 400 species of both land and water mammals with introductory pages on each order ? Over 1,000 carefully curated photographs ? Nearly 150 distribution maps ? Colour tabs for sections to facilitate ease of use ? The full index doubles up as a life-list ? Field notes reveal uncommon on-site experiences
Nature

Mammals of India

Author: Vivek Menon

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Category: Nature

Page: 200

View: 142

Originally published as: A field guide to Indian mammals / Vivek Menon. Delhi, India: Dorling Kindersley, 2003.
Reptiles

Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of India

Author: Indraneil Das

Publisher:

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Category: Reptiles

Page: 176

View: 459

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in India (covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High-quality photographs from the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate and vegetation, snake-bite management and a glossary. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and IUCN status.
Photography

Wildlife of Central India

Author: David Raju, Surya Ramachandran

Publisher: Notion Press

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Category: Photography

Page: 300

View: 330

This comprehensive field guide to the wildlife of Central India covers 850 species including 75 mammals 433 birds 156 butterflies 84 dragonflies 18 amphibians 84 reptiles Highlights: Over 900 top quality species images Simple yet informative maps of the region Up-to-date taxonomic data Information based on the experience of the authors who have been field naturalists in this very landscape for many year. The visual treat of the images captured by 100 of India’s top wildlife photographers, combined with simple descriptions and user-friendly design, will surely arouse the curiosity of all wildlife enthusiasts and help them explore further the treasures of the jungle.
Birds

A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of India

Author: Bikram Grewal

Publisher:

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Category: Birds

Page: 176

View: 483

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of India's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the birds of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name as well as its vernacular name, its status in each state as well as its global IUCN status as at 2013.
Nature

India Wildlife

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 12

View: 977

Beyond the famed Taj Mahal lies the lure of India's jungles, beaches, mountains and plains. Millions of visitors each year seek personal experiences with tigers, elephants and camels, or trek to spectacular landscapes such as the Himalayas. This laminated, full-color illustrated folding guide depicts more than 100 of the most familiar animal species likely to be encountered. Lightweight and durable, Waterford Press' Pocket Field Guides remain essential gear for adventurers headed for the world's great eco-destinations.
Flowers

A Naturalist's Guide to the Garden Flowers of India

Author: Pradeep Sachdeva

Publisher: Naturalist's Guide

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Category: Flowers

Page: 176

View: 743

High quality photographs from India's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, identifying features, and habitats. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, flower habitats, and flower identification.
Reptiles

A Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of Australia

Author: Peter Rowland

Publisher: Naturalist's Guides

ISBN:

Category: Reptiles

Page: 176

View: 417

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in Australia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the threats to reptiles, types of habitat, anatomy of reptiles, and details of orders and families. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the reptiles of Australia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, and its global IUCN status.
Mammals

A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia

Author: Loretta Ann Shepherd

Publisher: Naturalist's Guide

ISBN:

Category: Mammals

Page: 176

View: 547

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammals most commonly seen in South-East Asia (covering Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals. The user-friendly introduction covers details on habitats, advice on mammal watching, notes on taxonomy and information on threats to the wildllife. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of South-East Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, IUCN status.

Photographic Field Guide - Wildlife of South India

Author: Surya Ramachandran

Publisher:

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Page: 362

View: 413

'Photographic Field Guide - Wildlife of South India' is the first-of-its-kind comprehensive field guide covering all the mammals, birds, butterflies, dragonflies, reptiles and amphibians of the six states (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana) of south India. The book is a must have for wilderness enthusiasts as it is a true ambassador to the biodiversity of south India in its own right. It is sure to transform wilderness walks and safaris and even the way people perceive urban wilderness, starting from one's own balconies and gardens. The book, which has 360 pages, covers 1920 species belonging to the six taxa using 1850 photographs contributed by around 280 photographers from India and beyond. The information presented in various sections of 'Photographic Field Guide - Wildlife of South India' has been vetted and added to by experts from the scientific world.

A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of Sri Lanka

Author: Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Publisher:

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Page: 176

View: 290

A photographic identification guide to 92 land and 30 marine mammals represents 90 per cent of all mammals in Sri Lanka, providing a perfect for guide for residents and visitors alike. Over 300 high-quality photographs from Sri Lanka's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habitat and viewing tips. The user-friendly introduction covers climatic zones, topography, top wildlife sites, night safaris and where to watch marine mammals. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the mammals of Sri Lanka encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names.
Nature

Field Guide to the Mammals of South-east Asia (2nd Edition)

Author: Charles Francis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 416

View: 217

This book is a fully revised and updated second edition of the only comprehensive guide to the mammals of South-east Asia, one of the world's richest regions in terms of mammal diversity, where species new to science are still being described regularly, though there is increasing pressure on all of its wild mammal populations. From large mammals such as the elephant, big cats, dolphins and whales through bears, monkeys and badgers to bats, civets, rats and shrews, more than 550 species are described in detail, including key identification characteristics, habitat, behaviour, distribution and status, accompanied by line drawings of footprints and details of anatomy, or other aspects of identification. Beautiful colour plates depict nearly all species and their variations, while accompanying range maps provide up-to-date information on distribution. This field guide is essential for any naturalist or traveller visiting this special corner of Asia.
Marine mammals

Marine Mammals of India

Author: Kumaran Sathasivam

Publisher: Universities Press

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Category: Marine mammals

Page: 180

View: 741

The Intelligent Dolphins, The Giant Whales And The Inoffensive Dugong Or Sea-Cow Are Among The Most Fascinating Creatures In The Wild. Every Aspect Of Their Way Of Life Is Astonishing Some Of Them Use Sound To See In The Water, Some Of Them Dive To Incredible Depths In Search Of Food, And Some Of Them Sing Complex Songs. Marine Mammals Are So Intriguing That Worldwide There Is A Multi-Million Dollar Industry In Just Watching These Animals. Yet, In India Few Are Even Aware That There Are Many Of These Creatures In The Seas Around The Country A Full Fourth Of The World S 120 Or So Species, In Fact. This Is Due To The Lack Of Information About Them. Most Existing Records Are Scattered In Various Scientific Journals. No Book Published So Far Covers This Group Of Indian Wildlife Adequately. This Book Is Meant For A Wide Range Of Readers Including Children, Wildlife Enthusiasts And Serious Students. A Significant Part Of The Book Is Devoted To The More Than 30 Species Accounts, Which Make The Book A Useful Reference. Glimpses Of Their Lifestyles Are Given Through Several Essays Dealing, For Example, With The Phenomenon Of Mass Strandings Of Whales Or The Reputed Ferocity Of The Killer Whale. Further, Color Illustrations And Character Matrices Meant For Easy Identification Make Marine Mammals Of India A Useful Field Guide. The Extensive Bibliography Makes The Book A Valuable Research Aid. The Accounts Of Whaling And Other Threats Faced By Marine Mammals Highlight The Conservation Requirements Of These Animals.
Primates

A Naturalist's Guide to the Primates of Asia

Author: Chris R. Shepherd

Publisher: Naturalist's Guides

ISBN:

Category: Primates

Page: 176

View: 834

This easy-to-use identification guide to all of the 120 species of primate in Asia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the primates. The user-friendly introduction covers details on habitats, advice on primate watching, notes on taxonomy and information on threats to the wildlife. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the primates of Asia encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific names.
Nature

Photographic Guide to the Birds of India

Author: Bikram Grewal

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 236

Periplus is proud to present the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent. This ebook offers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color photographs. Each species has a distribution map. Many of the photographs in this magnificent volume appear for the first time and have been carefully selected to show the most important features of the species illustrated. In several cases, different plumages or flight shots are included. The concise text provided vital information on the plumages, voice and habits of each species covered and includes new information. Over a hundred related species are also mentioned in the texts. The maps are accompanied by a note on the status and distribution. This ebook will enable accurate field identification in one of the world's most diverse avifaunal regions. Indispensable reading for all bird lovers.