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Birds of Sri Lanka and Southern India

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Birds of Sri Lanka and Southern India

by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

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Published by Jetwing Eco Holidays in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Sri Lanka.,
  • Birds -- India, South.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGehan de Silva Wijeyeratne = Śrī Laṅkāvē saha dakuṇu Indiyāvē pakṣīn / Gehān da Silvā Vijēratna.
    SeriesGehan"s photo booklet (Series)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL691.S72 S55 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16482627M
    ISBN 109551079108
    LC Control Number2007388504
    OCLC/WorldCa170060800

    Over the years, the Handbook has established itself as the most comprehensive and reliable reference work on the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Vol first published in , has been thoroughly revised for this second edition, with new plates by distinguished bird artist John Henry Dick/5(7).   A beautiful field guide to the birds of Sri Lanka, featuring excellent illustrations showing sexual dimorphism and often juvenile and non-breeding plumage, with facing distribution maps and descriptions, as well as a brief treatment of all vagrants with pictures. Of my three bird guides to Sri Lanka, this is the one I actually took s:

    The tropical climate and exotic landscape of the paradise isle of Sri Lanka makes it a true haven for bird lovers who arrive from all over the world. Sri Lanka is home to more than bird species with around 23 endemics and migratory birds arriving from India, Siberia, Scandinavia and Western Europe. However, to think of Sri Lanka as a mere collection of endemic birds, found nowhere else, would be an injustice; it is much more than that. It is a great destination for the all round naturalist, with a list of more than 20 mammal species regularly recorded on this tour (usually including Leopard and Asian Elephant), as well as a profusion of colorful butterflies, and a discrete set of.

    The culture of Sri Lanka mixes modern elements with traditional aspects and is known for its regional diversity. Sri Lankan culture has long been influenced by the heritage of Theravada Buddhism passed on from India, and the religion’s legacy is particularly strong in Sri Lanka’s southern and central regions. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 5: Larks to the Grey Hypocolius. by SALIM Ali and RIPLEY, S. Dillon. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Birds of Sri Lanka and Southern India by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne Download PDF EPUB FB2

This southern guide is a trimmed down offshoot of the author's previous and much larger work: A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

This reduced version for southern India is a true field guide-sized book that focuses on just those birds found in India's six southernmost states; in other words, all of India south of Mumbai (aka, /5(26). This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in Sri Lanka's birds, and is a must if you are travelling to this delightful island.

* British Birds * Definitive identification tool for the birdwatcher visiting Sri Lanka. * Bookseller Buyer's Guide * The essential new reference for anyone birding in Sri Lanka/5(50). "Even if you have the first edition of the Birds of India: Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, you will benefit enormously from this second edition.

Comprehensive and authoritative, this is an indispensable guide for anyone birding anywhere in the Indian Subcontinent." Frank Lambert, Birder's Library/5(59). A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka is the first fully comprehensive, modern field guide to this ornithologically fascinating country.

All of Sri Lanka's official avian species are described in the text and depicted in a collection of stunning colour plates painted by Tim Worfolk, one of Britain's leading bird artists/5(12).

The best field guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent is now even better. Thoroughly revised, with 73 new plates and many others updated or repainted, the second edition of "Birds of India" now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quicker and easier reference.

Originally published by Om Book in as A Pictorial Field Guide to Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. "This is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent.

The following books are of relevance to those who wish to pursue in more depth Birds of Sri Lanka and Southern India book taxonomic issues of oriental birds. Henry, G.M. () A Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka. Third Edition.

Revised and expanded by Thilo. Hoffmann, Deepal Warakagoda and. BOOKS Less serious birdwatchers could opt for A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka published by New Holland. Birds of Sri Lanka and Southern India is a booklet of 42 plates illustrating species, which can be downloaded free from 2.

Birds of Southern India and Sri Lanka: Alexandrine Parakeet: Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark: Ashy Drongo: Ashy Prinia: Ashy Woodswallow: Asian Koel: Asian Openbill Stork: Asian Palm Swift: Baltic Gull: Barn Swallow: Barred Buttonquail: Bay-backed Shrike: Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike: Black-capped Kingfisher: Black-crowned Night Heron: Black.

46 rows  Sri Lanka is a tropical island situated close to the southern tip of India. The bird life of Sri. The Perl of the Indian Ocean – Sri Lanka – is home to a myriad of birds and a vast number of them are endemic to the island.

This is my attempt to take a photograph of each species and share it with the world so everyone can enjoy the majestic beauty, colours and patterns of. Synopsis This guide is a successor to the much acclaimed Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by the same authors.

Covering southern India, the superb plates are accompanied by a succinct text highlighting identification, voice, habitat, altitudinal range, distribution and status. The text is on facing pages to the plates, for easy s:   The full title of this book is Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.

In other words, it is a field guide that covers the birds of the entire Indian subcontinent, a mind-boggling species/5(3). Taxonomy. The nominate race C. splendens is found in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh and has a grey neck collar. The subspecies C.

zugmayeri is found in the dry parts of South Asia and Iran and has a very pale neck collar. The subspecies C. protegatus is found in southern India, the Maldives (sometimes separated as maledivicus) and Sri Lanka and is darker grey. A beautiful field guide to the birds of Sri Lanka, featuring excellent illustrations showing sexual dimorphism and often juvenile and non-breeding plumage, with facing distribution maps and descriptions, as well as a brief treatment of all vagrants with pictures.

Of my three bird guides to Sri Lanka, this is the one I actually took s: We also have another chance to look for Sri Lanka Frogmouth. If we are extremely lucky we will even come across the rare and poorly-known Sri Lanka Bay Owl, a species restricted to Sri Lanka and southern India.

Overhead, we may well see Legge’s Hawk-Eagle (also restricted to Sri Lanka and southern India) and Brown-backed Needletail. Yala is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri bird species of the park, six are endemic to Sri Lanka.

They are Sri Lanka grey hornbill, Sri Lanka junglefowl, Sri Lanka wood pigeon, crimson-fronted barbet, black-capped bulbul, and brown-capped babbler. Harrison, J. () A field guide to the birds of Sri Lanka. OUP. De Silva Wijeyeratne, G.

& Warakagoda, D. () A checklist of the birds of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka NHS. I used Kazmierczak & van Perlo, my preferred book, throughout, but in this report I have use Ceylon instead of Sri Lanka for bird names, in line with Clements ().

Birding Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a continental island of the Indian subcontinent, shaped like a teardrop falling from the southern end of India, situated between longitudes 79º 39E and 81º 53E and latitudes 5º 54N and 9º 52N.

It’s km long from north to south and only km at its widest. I give Birds of India Goldfinches out of 5."—Amy Evenstad, Magnificent Frigatebird "I would recommend Birds of India: Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives for any birders who live in or will be traveling to visit India or one of.

With a rich avifauna of more than species that includes 29 endemics, the island of Sri Lanka is one of southern Asia's most popular birding destination. This new field guide provides full coverage of every species on the Sri Lanka list, including most vagrants, with particular emphasis placed on endemic species and races.For the nature lovers, Bird watching in Sri Lanka is a must.

There are many places in Sri Lanka where you can go for bird watching. There are many places in Sri Lanka where you can go for bird watching. Kumana is one such great place. It is situated in east Coast, Bundala, Kalamatiya are is in the southern .Birds of Sri lanka - Sri Lanka is a tropical island situated close to the southern tip of India.

The bird life of Sri Lanka is very rich for its size and about species have been recorded. In addition to the many resident birds, a considerable number of migratory species winter in the country to escape their northern breeding grounds.