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Joy of Bird Watching
Joy of Bird Watching

Joy of Bird Watching

by Vishwa Mohan Tiwari

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Product ID:18340

Language

English

Publisher

National Book Trust

ISBN

8123737858 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 291

Binding

Paperback

Vishwa Mohan Tiwari

Author: Vishwa Mohan Tiwari
Translator(s): Vishwa Mohan Tiwari
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 291
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123737858

Description

Underlining India’s rich tradition of love for nature and birds, the book deals with the complicated and technical subject of Ornithology in a style convenient for the general reader.

With an endeavor to provide comprehensive information about various aspects of birds and bird watching and the integral place that they command in the Indian cultural life since the ancient times, the book also traces the origin of the names of some of the birds.

Translated by the author himself from the original Hindi edition adding some new information, the book is likely to be of use for a wider segment of bird lovers.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

VISHWA MOHAN TIWARI (b 1935), retired as Air Vice Marshal from Indian Air Force, is presently engaged as a full time writer, writing on variety of subjects viz; nature, literary criticism, travelogue, warfare technology etc both in Hindi and English. He is a recipient of some prestigious awards including Millennium Hindu Sewa Award by World Peace Council and Kirti Samman by Delhi Hindi Akademi.

Contents

CREDITS

KEY TO PRONUNCIATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Why and How of This Book
Nature and Birds
Birds-A Fount of Blessing
Brief History of Bird Watching
Organs of Birds
An Art Called Bird Watching
Index of Birds
Description of Birds
Bibliography
Appendices
Same name in three or more Indian Languages
List of English Names
List of Hindi Names

GLOSSARY

ORGANS AND LIMBS

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