=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
While studying birds of the rivers and seas, author Mubashir Hasan explored a wide region of the Indus valley of the South Asian subcontinent, from ranges of arid hills to forest-covered mountains and from richly cultivated plains to sparsely vegetated plateaus. This book culminates Hasan's explorations, covering over 230 birds from different species. It is well-illustrated and offers complete descriptions of the birds' size, habits and habitat, and their vernacular names. Color photographs accompany descriptions, habits, and habitats. Common and scientific names given, as well as Urdu, Hindi, and Sindhi.