Birds in Books: Three Hundred Years of South Asian Ornithology: A Bibliography pdf epub fb2

Birds in Books: Three Hundred Years of South Asian Ornithology: A Bibliography by Aasheesh Pittie pdf epub fb2

Birds in Books: Three Hundred Years of South Asian Ornithology: A Bibliography Author: Aasheesh Pittie
Title: Birds in Books: Three Hundred Years of South Asian Ornithology: A Bibliography
ISBN: 817824294X
ISBN13: 978-8178242941
Other Formats: mbr mobi lrf azw
Pages: 868 pages
Publisher: Orient Blackswan (June 1, 2010)
Language: English
Category: Reference
Size PDF version: 1468 kb
Size EPUB version: 1295 kb
Subcategory: Writing, Research & Publishing Guides




The history of South Asian ornithology spans three centuries and records over 1200 species of birds. This is the passionate work of hundreds of amateur and professional ornithologists. The popular as well as scientific documentation of this region s avifauna is prodigious. For the first time, this vast body of work is brought together here, in this detailed, meticulously researched, and annotated bibliography. Over 1700 books are listed, covering the ornithology of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet a region encompassing the Oriental and Palaearctic realms. The bibliography embraces various types of work: from travelogues, field guides, species monographs, country handbooks, regional avifaunas, multi-volume ornithological works, and folios of art, to simple checklists. In addition, it provides brief glimpses into the lives of over 200 ornithologists. For comprehensive accessibility, it includes three indexes enabling readers to reach specific items of information with ease.