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Bloomsbury
01 March 2012
Wildlife: birds & birdwatching
With a rich avifauna of more than 350 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. Detailed text highlights key identification criteria, along with accurate colour maps. Packed with spectacular and detailed plates by leading bird artists such as Alan Harris, Tim Worfolk and John Cox, Birds of Sri Lanka is the definitive identification tool for the visiting birdwatcher.
By:   Deepal Warakagoda, Richard Grimmett, Carol Inskipp, Tim Inskipp
Imprint:   Bloomsbury
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   413g
ISBN:   9780713688535
ISBN 10:   071368853X
Series:   Helm Field Guides
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 March 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Deepal Warakadoda is Sri Lanka's leading field ornithologist. A tour leader, photographer and conservationist, Deepal made his name with his stunning 2002 discovery of the Serendib Scops Owl in Sri Lanka's Sinharaja Forest. This owl was a species completely new to science - the holy grail for any birdwatcher. Richard Grimmett and Carol and Tim Inskipp are widely respected as the leading experts on the birds of southern Asia. Their major work was the epic Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (Helm, 1998), from which has sprung several highly acclaimed field guides.

Reviews for Birds of Sri Lanka

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. * Birdwatch * I would recommend this book to anyone visiting this fascinating country. * Scottish Birds *


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