Threatened Birds of Uttarakhand by Asad R. Rahmani

Threatened Birds of Uttarakhand

byAsad R. Rahmani, Dhananjai Mohan

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Identification, protection, and monitoring of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) is a major global conservation programme initiated by BirdLife International, and recognized and appreciated by many governments, NGOs, and conservationists. This book is an extension of the BNHS's IBA programme toidentify the threatened and near threatened bird species in Uttarakhand and to recommend measures for their long-term protection. Covering Critically Endangered (like Himalayan quail or mountain quail, White-backed or Oriental White-rumped Vulture, etc.), Endangered (Egyptian Vulture andBlack-bellied Tern), malayan Quail or mountain Quail, pink-headed duck, white-bellied Heron, etc., Endangered Vulnerable (Western Tragopan, Marbled Duck, Sarus Crane, etc.), and Near Threatened (Ferruginous Duck, Painted Stork, Great Hornbill, etc.) species, this volume will help in expanding thescope of conservation in India beyond tiger conservation to make it more inclusive.

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Asad R. Rahmani is currently Director of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). He has written more than 100 research papers for national and international journals, five books, and numerous popular articles and book reviews. He is Principal Investigator of many prestigious projects of the BNHS, including the Important Bird Area (IBA)...
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Title:Threatened Birds of UttarakhandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.46 × 5.71 × 0.01 inPublished:July 23, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199451346

ISBN - 13:9780199451340

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PrefaceForewordMessagesAcknowledgmentsIntroductionCritically EndangeredHimalayan Quail or Mountain QuailWhite-backed or Oriental White-rumped VultureSlender-billed VultureRed-headed or King VultureBaer's PochardEndangeredEgyptian VultureBlack-bellied TernVulnerableCheer PheasantWestern TragopanMarbled DuckLong-tailed DuckLesser White-fronted GooseWood SnipeLesser AdjutantPallas's Fish-eagleIndian Spotted EagleEastern Imperial EagleGreater Spotted EagleSarus CraneIndian SkimmerGreat Slaty WoodpeckerGrey-crowned PriniaBristled GrassbirdYellow WeaverWhite-throated or Hodgson's BushchatNear ThreatenedSatyr TragopanFalcated DuckFerruginous DuckPainted StorkBlack-necked StorkBlack-headed IbisSpot-billed PelicanOriental DarterLaggar FalconLesser Fish-eaglePallid HarrierCinereous VultureRiver LapwingEurasian CurlewBlack-tailed GodwitRiver TernYellow-rumped HoneyguideEuropean RollerGreat HornbillTyler's Leaf WarblerReferencesIndex