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Waterbirds of Northern India

Arun Kumar (Author) J R B Alfred (Author) P.C. Tak (Author)
Synopsis 180 forms of waterbirds and 36 wetland dependant birds from Northern India are illustrated in 40 colour plates. Precise information on diagnostics, habits, habitat, residential status, food, abundance, distributional range is provided. Conservation status of Threatened species is given. The Globally and Nearly Threatened species are distinctly marked in drawings. 204 distribution maps are individually placed with species. Bibliographic location and waterbird diversity of Indian Ramsar Sites has been highlighted. Conventions on conservation of birds, wildlife trade and related legislature are also summarised. Indexes to Scientific and English names of waterbirds have been provided for easy reference. Waterbird census data sheet in concurrences with Wetlands International format is provided as folia.
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About the author

Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar has been watching the Indian poll scene for thirty years as a professional journalist. Since 1989, he has organized the election coverage of the Press Trust of India, the country's premier news agency – on five occasions for the Lok Sabha, besides numerous polls to the state assemblies. This is the fifth in the series of election books by the author. His works include, The Tenth Round: The story off the 1991 elections, The Battle for the Heartland, on the 1993 assembly elections, The Turning Point telling the 1996 poll story and On Coalition Course after the 1998 voting exercise. A Master in Political Science, with international relations, in 1980 he became the first Indian correspondent to serve in Pakistan after the 1965 Indo-Pak war. From one closed society, he went to another – China before returning back to India in 1988. Born in Delhi in 1946, Arun Kumar worked for a Delhi magazine and a newspaper in Ahmedabad before joining PTI in s1969. He now works as a Public Affairs Adviser.

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Bibliographic information

Title Waterbirds of Northern India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st. Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8185874506
length xxiv+227p.