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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
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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.
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Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan (1 - 10 of 13 books)
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 1: Divers to Hawks
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 2: Megapodes to Crab Plover
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 3: Stone Curlews to Owls
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka Volume 4: Frogmouths to Pittas
  • 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
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Ceylon: Volume 6: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Babaxes
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 7:  Laughing Thrushes to the Mangrove Whistler
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Sri Lanka: Volume 8: Warblers to Redstarts
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka Volume 9: Robins to Wagtails
  • Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka: Volume 10:  Flowerpeckers to Buntings