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Salim Ali: India's Birdman (Rupa Charitavali Series)
Salim Ali: India's Birdman (Rupa Charitavali Series)
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He was the first Indian to systematically study ecology and the birds of the Indian subcontinent. For generations of bird-watchers and ornithologists, Salim Ali's beautifully illustrated and meticulously written bird books were their first exposure to the world of Indian birds.

This is the delightful story of the man whose name has become a legend in the field of Indian ornithology. The driving force behind the Bombay Natural History Society, Salim Ali was the most outspoken advocate of the conservation of India's avifauna. His pioneering work helped to preserve the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary near Bharatpur, which Salim Ali described as no less a wonder than the Taj Mahal.

The Charitavali Series

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.

These biographical have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.

Contents

5
Chapter One
Life and Times
22
Chapter Two
Ornithologist Extraordinary
45
Chapter Three
The Birdman as a Man
57
New Names of Birds
58
References

Salim Ali: India's Birdman (Rupa Charitavali Series)

Item Code:
IDK257
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2003
Publisher:
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN:
8129100452
Size:
7.3" X 7.0"
Pages:
59 (Illustrated Throughout In B/W and Color)
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From the Jacket

He was the first Indian to systematically study ecology and the birds of the Indian subcontinent. For generations of bird-watchers and ornithologists, Salim Ali's beautifully illustrated and meticulously written bird books were their first exposure to the world of Indian birds.

This is the delightful story of the man whose name has become a legend in the field of Indian ornithology. The driving force behind the Bombay Natural History Society, Salim Ali was the most outspoken advocate of the conservation of India's avifauna. His pioneering work helped to preserve the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary near Bharatpur, which Salim Ali described as no less a wonder than the Taj Mahal.

The Charitavali Series

Charitavali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.

These biographical have been written for the reader who is curious about the life, achievements and character of these legends. Full of fascinating stories and facts, written in an easy, story telling style, these biographies will make these great Indians and their times come alive for the reader.

Contents

5
Chapter One
Life and Times
22
Chapter Two
Ornithologist Extraordinary
45
Chapter Three
The Birdman as a Man
57
New Names of Birds
58
References
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