Over the years, the Handbook has established itself as the most comprehensive and reliable reference work on the birds of the Indian subcontinent and delighted users by its pithy and lively descriptions. Volume 7, first published in 1972, has been thoroughly revised for this second edition, with new plates by distinguished bird artist John Henry Dick. Revision of the text relates particularly to distribution but also introduces new and amalgamated sub-species.Iris dark brown; eye-rim blue of various shades. Bill dark ... Legs and feet bluish grey; claws dusky. 1461. Terpsiphone parodist parodist (Lin no) Corvus paradisi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. ... 50 cm (20 in.). field characters. Old male (4 years or more): entire head and throat black with a conspicuous crest (at close range a metallicanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan|
|Author||:||Sálim Ali, S. Dillon Ripley|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1996-12-12|