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Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan (Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan)
From two world-renowned ornithologists, Ali and Ripley's Handbook remains one of the most important reference works on the birds of India and Pakistan, along with the adjacent areas of Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. This ten-volume set presents the life history information, taxonomy, colour pictures of practically every species, of birds in one of the world's riches birdlife ...more
Published June 12th 2003 by OUP India
(first published 1973)
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Sidney Dillon Ripley II (September 20, 1913 – March 12, 2001) was an American ornithologist and wildlife conservationist. He served as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution for 20 years, from 1964 to 1984, leading the Institution through its period of greatest growth and expansion. For his leadership at the Smithsonian, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Ronald Reagan in 1985.More about S. Dillon Ripley
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