835p., Full of Col. Plts., 2 Figs., 17 Tables, 6 Maps, App., Bib., Index, 22 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. A History of Ornithology in Kerala. 2. The Changing Landscape of Kerala. 3. Climate of Kerala. 4. An Overview of the Bird Communities of Kerala. 5. Conservation. 6. Site Descriptions. 7. Species Accounts: Methodology and Notes. 8. Species Accounts: the Main List. 9. Species Accounts: the Secondary List.
"Most complete book on the Birds of Kerala till date describing all 453 species of birds found in the state and an additional 49 birds that could occur as strays. Stunning photographs of 400 birds make this book an attractive field guide while the depth of research makes it an excellent handbook. A must have, for a visitor to South India."