High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Birds of South Asia. The
Ripley Guide by Pamela C. Rasmussen and John C. Anderton is a
two-volume ornithological handbook, covering the birds of South
Asia, published in 2005 by the Smithsonian Institution and Lynx
Edicions. The geographical scope of the book covers India,
Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, the
Chagos archipelago and Afghanistan (the latter country had been
excluded from previous works covering this region). In total, 1508
species are covered (this figure includes 85 hypothetical and 67
'possible' species, which are given only shorter accounts). Two
notable aspects of Birds of South Asia are its distribution
evidence-base - the book's authors based their distributional
information almost completely on museum specimens - and its
taxonomic approach, involving a large number of species-level
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