A Field Guide To The Birds Of Point Calimere

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Point Calimere, the internationally important shorebird habitat that has supported over half a million shorebirds till the 1980s continues to play a crucial role in maintaining the global population of dominant shorebird species like Little Stint, Lesser Sand Plover and Curlew Sandpiper.

Accessible, concise and in-depth, this site-specific field guide is an attempt by the authors to bring out a comprehensive field guide on the birds of Point Calimere.

The intention of the field guide is to throw light on the present status of the birds recorded at Point Calimere which is partially compared with earlier population trends.

Brief information on the key identification characteristics, distribution in india, breeding origin for migratory species, preferred habitats and the status at Point Calimere are described for the amateur bird enthusiasts.