A Pictorial Guide to Birds of the Indian Subcontinent by Salim Ali, S. Dillon Ripley, John Henry Dick

By Salim Ali, S. Dillon Ripley, John Henry Dick

This finished ebook depicts all chicken species discovered at the Indian Subcontinent. The entries are prepared familywise on 106 color plates which stick to one another in systematic order and are therefore effortless to discover. fantastically illustrated through the yankee chicken painter, John Henry Dick, the publication presents concise details touching on prestige, measurement, habitat and distribution inside of subcontinental limits. The textual content has additionally been thoroughly revised and up-to-date with loads of new data.
(Иллюстрированный цветной атлас птиц Индийского субконтинента)

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1008. 1009. 1012. 1013. 1014. 1015. 1019. SPOTTED WINGED STARE Saroglossa spiloptera GLOSSY STARE or STARLING Aplonis panayensis GREYHEADED MYNA Sfurnus malabaricus Ssp. hlythi of 987 WHITEHEADED MYNA Sturnus erythropygius CEYLON WHITEHEADED MYNA Sturn~rssenex BLACKHEADED or BRAHMINY MYNA Sturnus pagodarum DAURlAN MYNA Sturnrrs sfrrrninus ROSY PASTOR Sfurnus roseus STARLING Sturnrrs vulgaris PIED MYNA Sfurnus contra CHINESE or GREYBACKED MYNA Strrrnus sinensis COMMON MYNA Acridorheres lrisris BANK MYNA Acridotheres ginginianus JUNGLE MYNA Acridofheresflrscus ORANGEBILLED JUNGLE MYNA Acridotheres javanicrrs COLLARED MYNA Acridotheres albocinctus GOLDCRESTED MYNA Mino coronafrrs GRACKLE or HILL MYNA Gracula religiosa CEYLON HILL MYNA Gracula plilogenys Plate 9669 96(1) 96(3) 96(4) 96(8) 96(7) 96(5) 96(6) 96( 10) 96(9) 96(11) 96(13) 96( 12) 96( 14) 96(15) 96(18) 96(17) 96(16) 96( 19) 96(20) Family CORVIDAE: Crows, Magpies, Jays, etc.

1473. 1474. 1476. 1478. 1479. 148 1. DULL SLATYBELLED GROUND WARBLERTesia cyanivenfer SLATYBELLLED GROUND WARBLER Tesia olivea CHESTNUT-HEADED GROUND WARBLER Tesia caslaneocomnata PALEFOOTED BUSH WARBLER Cerfiapallidipes JAPANESE BUSH WARBLER Cetlia diphone STRONGFOOTED BUSH WARBLER Cerria tnontana LARGE BUSH WARBLER Cptria major 1580. ABERRANT BUSH WARBLER C e f f ~ a ~ a v o l i v a c e a Plate 91(15) 91(16) 91(17) 87(1) 87(2) 87(3) 87(6) 67(4), 90(7) 1484. HLJME'S BUSH WARBLER Cettia acanthizoides 1486.

Wings bow-shapcd - long, narrow and pointed. Sexes alike. Swif~sare capable of sushined high-speed flighL often spending all day on the wing; they rest by clinging to rough, vertical surfaces. Food, insccts hawked in flight. Nest of grass, tow, etc.. glued together with saliva and attached to a vertical surfacc. Some species build their nests entirely of saliva; these nests are edible and of commercial valuc. Eggs, 1-6. Incubation by both sexes. Plate 56(2) 683. HIMALAYAN SWIFTLET Collocalia hrevirostris.

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