The Book Of Indian Butterflies

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Bombay Natural History Society, 2008 - Nature - 497 pages
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The Book of Indian Butterfliesdescribes 734 species of butterflies that commonly occur in the Indian subcontinent. Most descriptions are illustrated with color images of specimens from the Bombay Natural History Society's collection as well as with color photographs of butterflies from across the country in their natural habitats. The book also includes color photographs showing the life history of different butterfly groups and their adaptation techniques.

Besides highlighting the rich biodiversity of India's butterfly fauna, this book is a highly enjoyable guide for nature lovers. Isaac Kehimkar discusses the biology and identification of butterflies, as well as butterfly watching, photography, and rearing. Written by an expert in the field,The Bookof Indian Butterfliesis a comprehensive and updated guide to India's butterflies.

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User Review  - Prasad changarath - Flipkart

Maximum details of butterflies with pictures . I strongly recommended . Good Arranged details , Pictures and easily find out details . Read full review

if you want quality

User Review  - Arnab Banerjee - Flipkart

this book had helped me immensely when i was a graduation student..it has all the necessary information that you possibly need to correctly identify butterflies when in the field.. the colour plates ... Read full review

About the author (2008)


Issac Kehimkaris an avid naturalist, keen photographer, and writer who regularly contributes photographs and articles to various nature publications. Currently working as General Manager, Programmes of the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), he is the joint editor of BNHS's quarterly natural history journal,Hornbill. Kehimkar is a Fulbright scholar and also is the referee for papers on butterflies that appear in the Journal of the BNHS.

Books by the Same Author:
Common Indian Wild Flowers(2001)
Common Butterflies of India(1992)

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