Field Guide to the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent : Where to Watch Mammals in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan
This book is a field guide to the mammals of this unique subcontinent and includes the best places to watch them. It describes each of the 100 plus species that can be recognized in the field, including identification, habitat, range, behavior, diet, breeding, status, and similar species. "The Field Guide" also contains color illustrations of each mammal as well as tracks of the more prominent species, and mammal lists and maps for each national park. Key features include: the only current guide to mammals of the region; contains color pictures and full text on the 106 larger species likely to be encountered; includes drawings of tracks of key species to aid identification; and presents full details of 23 parks and reserves, with location maps, visiting details and species lists.
- Paperback | 150 pages
- 147.32 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
- 01 May 1998
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Introduction 1 Mammal Species 10 Where to Watch Mammals 75 Checklist of the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent 128 Further Reading 131 Index of Mammals (Common Names) 134 Index of mammals (Scientific Names) 137 Index to National Parks 140
About Raj Singh
K.K. Gurung has a keen interest in the mammals of the Indian subcontinent and is the author of Heart of the Jungle, the definitive book of the wildlife of Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal - Raj Singh has led natural history tours in the Indian subcontinent since the mid 1970s and is a regular visitor to its national parks. He is the author of Bird and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India, Nepal and Bhutan.