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Natural History – India & Sri Lanka

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

A fully comprehensive field guide to the 462 bird species of Sri Lanka. With photographs from the author and the region’s other top-quality nature photographers, each species is illustrated, including variants where relevant. The guide is focused on field use to help beginners and experts identify species. The main identifying features of each species are […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of India

Bikram Grewal and Garima Bhatia

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 bird species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from one of India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

This easy-to-use identification guide to 280 bird species covering the most commonly seen in Sri Lanka is an ideal, portable guide for residents and visitors alike, written by an experienced birder with a track record for writing to a popular audience. The author’s top quality photographs are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies of India

Peter Smetacek

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 butterfly species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Butterflies & Dragonflies of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Increasingly the segmentation between birders, butterfly watchers, dragonfly watchers and photographers is reducing as interests overlap and there is a demand for books that cover the three popular groups of birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Having written and photographed the guide to the birds of Sri Lanka in the series, Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne has produced […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of India

Bikram Grewal

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 mammal species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Reptiles of Sri Lanka

Anslem de Silva & Kanishka Ukuwela

A photographic identification guide to the 150 reptile species most commonly seen in Sri Lanka. High-quality photographs from the authors are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers fascinating information on folklore associated with reptiles, snake topography, how to deal with snake bites and a glossary. […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Trees & Shrubs of India

Pradeep Sachdeva & Vidya Tongbram

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 tree and shrub species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists […]

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India: Land of Tigers & Temples

Axel Gomille

To venture into the jungle and look a tiger in the eye, to marvel at the fantastic monument of the Taj Mahal, to watch pilgrims bathe in the holy waters of the Ganges – moments like these are among the highlights of a trip to India. In this new pictorial work by Axel Gomille, you […]

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Wild Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

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Sri Lanka has one of the highest species densities in the world including a number of endemic plants and animals. Unusually for a small island it also has large mammals. It is one of the best places in the world for seeing and photographing Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Leopards, Asian Elephants and Sloth Bears, dubbed […]

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