The Birds of the Bagmati and Taudaha Area

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Does the Kathmandu valley have a beach and gulls? Are house Crows waiting for Godot or for the Booted Eagle? Why did Taudaha's cormorants increase at the same time as Pharping's Buddhist monasteries? Which birds you only see when you stay home? How do bird species trends reflect the local environmental changes? Why the Black Redstart refuses to stay longer than a few days at a time in the Kathmandu Valley? And did the Alexandrine parakeet conquer the Kathmandu Valley like Prithvi Narayan Shah or through a Trojan horse?

To find out, you just roam for 13 years around the fields, gorges, rivers and wooded streams of the Bagmati and Taudha area. And you will also find an amazing number of bird species, some new to Kathmandu Valley, plus their stories, seasonal patterns, and 13-year trends. But be quick, because this area just outside the Ring Road is being gobbled up by Kathmandu's need for houses, picnic spots, pollution, highways and dry ports. Or otherwise, stay at home and explore this book. Arend van Riessen does not only explain why he keeps in his own photos while his friends' photos are so much better, he also throws loads of data, stories, charts, insights, hypotheses, maps and photos at the reader. It is for all nature lovers, birders, ornithologists, normal people and conservationists. Enjoy it, use it!

Author: Arend Van Riessen





 

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