Threatened Birds of Maharashtra by Asad R. RahmaniThreatened Birds of Maharashtra by Asad R. Rahmani

Threatened Birds of Maharashtra

byAsad R. Rahmani, Raju Kasambe, Sujit Narwade

Paperback | August 7, 2014

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Threatened Birds of Maharashtra is the third in the 'Threatened Birds' series published by the BNHS and OUP. This book brings information about the globally threatened bird species that are presently reported from Maharashtra state. The book will help to assess the present status anddistribution of the threatened bird species found in Maharashtra, and the recommendations for each species show the way ahead.
Asad R. Rahmani is the Director of the Bombay Natural History Society since 1997. He joined BNHS in 1980 and worked as Principal Scientist in various projects. In 1991, he joined the Department of Wildlife Science, Aligarh Muslim University, where he worked for six years. In 1997, he rejoined BNHS as Director. He has written more than...
Title:Threatened Birds of MaharashtraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pagesPublished:August 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199451338

ISBN - 13:9780199451333


Table of Contents

PrefaceForewordAcknowledgementsIntroductionCRITICALLY ENDANGEREDWhite-backed or White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensisLong-billed Vulture or Indian Vulture Gyps indicusRed-headed or King Vulture Sarcogyps calvusGreat Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigricepsForest Owlet Heteroglaux blewittiSociable Lapwing Vanellus gregariusJerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatusPink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllaceSiberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranusENDANGEREDGreater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubiusEgyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterusLesser Florican Sypheotides indicusBlack-bellied Tern Sterna acuticaudaVULNERABLEMarbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostrisLesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicusPallas's Fish-eagleHaliaeetus leucoryphusIndian Spotted Eagle Aquila hastateGreater Spotted Eagle Aquila clangaEastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliacalSarus Crane Grus antigoneWood Snipe Gallinago nemoricolaIndian Skimmer Rynchops albicollisNilgiri Wood-pigeon Columba elphinstoniiPale-capped Pigeon Columba puniceaBristled Grassbird Chaetornis striataBroad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurusWhite-browed Bushchat Saxicola macrorhynchusGreen Munia Amandava formosaNEAR THREATENEDFerruginous Duck Aythya nyrocaFalcated Duck Anas falcateLesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minorPainted Stork Mycteria leucocephalaBlack-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticusBlack-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalusSpot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensisOriental Darter Anhinga melanogasterLaggar Falcon Falco juggerGrey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetusCinereous Vulture Aegypius monachusPallid Harrier Circus macrourusBlack-tailed Godwit Limosa limosaEurasian Curlew Numenius arquataRiver Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelliRiver Tern Sterna aurantiaEuropean Roller Coracias garrulousGreat Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornisMalabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatusTytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleriIndex