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Title:
Important bird areas in India : priority sites for conservation
Author:
Rahmani, Asad R. (Asad Rafi)
Physical Description:
xviii, 1133 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
General Note:
"With major sponsorship from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds; MSPL; Conservation, Food & Health Foundation, Inc.; IBCN; BNHS; BirdLife International."
Language:
English
Contents:
India : general information -- Avifauna of India -- Wildlife legislation and policies : a brief account -- Objectives and methods of Indian IBA programme -- Process of IBA identification and selection -- GIS based mapping of the IBAs of India -- Data presentation -- National overview -- Analysis and results -- Some burning issues -- IBAs in different states of India -- Important bird areas : summary of global categories and criteria -- A1 : globally threatened species -- A2 : restricted range species -- A3 : biome restricted assemblage -- A4i : [actual symbol not reproducible] 1% of biogeographic population of waterbirds -- Postscript : vultures decline.
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ISBN:
9780195673333
Format :
Book