Ducks, Geese and Swans of India describes 42 species of ducks, geese, and swans found in India. Written by experts in the field, this book discusses the distribution, population size, migratory movement, habitat and ecology, and conservation status of these birds.
The descriptions are illustrated with colour images of specimens and maps showing the distribution of these birds across the Indian subcontinent. The book comes equipped with a companion CD. It will interest ornithologists, birdwatchers, conservationists, as well as general readers interested in the flora and fauna of the Indian subcontinent.
Asad A. Rahmani is the Director of the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) since 1997. He is the Executive Editor of JBHNS and editor of Hornbill and Mistnet. He has written more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers in national and international journals, five books, and numerous articles and book reviews.
M. Zafar-ul Islam is Research and Field Monitoring Manager (Reintroduction Programmes), National Wildlife Research Centre, Taif, Saudi Arabia. He has co-authored seven books, including Important Bird Areas in India.