The Western Ghats of India, identified as a World Biodiversity hotspot by Birdlife International, is an ecological zone of global importance. Together with the. Birds of Western Ghats. All birds seen in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Kerala states are eligible for this mission. Location is to be. The Western Ghats of India, identified as a World Biodiversity hotspot by Birdlife International, is an ecological zone of global importance, and supports a variety.

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The text attributed to each bird is a little generic, offering very brief notes on nesting, eggs, distribution, calls, ecological notes, and parental care. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

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The Nilgiri bio-sphere is home to the largest population of Asian elephants and forms an important project elephant and project tiger reserve. Fish The numerous rivers and streams that originate in the western ghats are home to a remarkable variety of fish.


Email me when available Email: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The rainforests of these mountains are home for biirds and unique species of frogs, four new species of anurans have been described recently from the Western Ghats.

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I’ll give credit to the authors for securing so many good color photos, which is the primary ghsts of the book. The numerous rivers and streams that originate in the western ghats are home to a remarkable variety of fish.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The name field is required. The malabar parakeet one of the most beautiful bird is endemic to Western ghats and palani hills is the best place to see this beautiful bird of Western India.

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It includes sexual dimorphism, variations in plumage, nests and nesting ov, food preferences, breeding behaviour, ring recoveries and other details. I view this book as a decent supplement to other field guides to keep at home as additional reference. In all, this book follows an entirely new approach among books on Indian birds. Read more Read less. The global hot spot of Western ghats is also well known for its insects, species of butterfly, 43 species konkwn bugs and many more unknown insects.


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The classification followed is the current one by Sibley and Monroe, but Synopsis numbers are mentioned to link the species with Ali and Ripley s Handbook. A vast spectrum of birdlife and other biodiversity is found here, but the area is under extreme pressure from human interference. Western ghats is one of the global biodiversity hotspots which have the wonderful world of insects. Satish Pande is a physician by profession and is one of the founders of the Ela Foundation, Pune–a registered charitable organization.

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Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Instead, its layout makes it to be more of a photographic guide plus a natural history reference. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Birdds.

The gastropods are more commonly known as snails and slugs. English View all editions and formats. The E-mail message field is required. My favorite surprise ghsts this book is a good photo of Jerdon’s Courser tucked in the back on page Fortunately, most of the photos have a small sub-caption stating the species.