By Salim Ali,Tara Gandhi

Sálim Ali, with out query India’s maximum ornithologist, used to be a prolific author. except his many books (the top identified being The ebook of Indian Birds), he wrote a number of medical papers, essays, and well known articles for quite a few journals, and magazines. He additionally broadcast radio talks and gave public lectures in addition to interviews.

This physique of Sálim Ali’s paintings hasn't ever prior to been collected jointly right into a book.This first-time number of a lot of these shorter writings, painstakingly ferreted out and prepare through Sálim Ali’s former pupil Tara Gandhi (with the permission of the Bombay typical background Society, Sálim Ali’s highbrow and non secular domestic for plenty of years), provides a desirable array of issues as various because the Indian landscapes and birdlife that have been his ardour. if it is the colors of a bird's feathers or the ecology of the Himalaya mountains or an insightful conservation message, Salim Ali’s evocative writing kind makes analyzing this quantity significantly pleasurable.

Of its highbrow and educational value to the world’s ornithologists, to India’s scientists, and to all chook fanatics, there may be no doubt.

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