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

By Salim Ali,Tara Gandhi

Sálim Ali, with no query India’s maximum ornithologist, was once a prolific author. except his many books (the most sensible recognized being The e-book of Indian Birds), he wrote numerous medical papers, essays, and well known articles for numerous 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 amassed jointly right into a book.This first-time number of these types of shorter writings, painstakingly ferreted out and prepare via Sálim Ali’s former pupil Tara Gandhi (with the permission of the Bombay average background Society, Sálim Ali’s highbrow and non secular domestic for lots of years), offers a desirable array of themes 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 variety makes analyzing this quantity greatly 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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