A Bird's Eye View: The Collected Essays and Shorter Writings by Salim Ali,Tara Gandhi

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 most sensible identified being The publication of Indian Birds), he wrote loads of clinical 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 ahead of been collected jointly right into a book.This first-time number of a majority of these shorter writings, painstakingly ferreted out and prepare through Sálim Ali’s former scholar Tara Gandhi (with the permission of the Bombay normal background Society, Sálim Ali’s highbrow and religious domestic for lots of years), offers a desirable array of themes as assorted 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 variety makes interpreting this quantity tremendously pleasurable.

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

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