This book puts into one place all the important information about various main bird species found in Ladakh. The species selected for illustration and description are amongst the more common birds found in Ladakh, and therefore such as the local resident or a visitor is likely to come across at one time or another in the course of his day to day life. The book provides extensive information, along with carefully selected photographs, on all the frequent species of birds in the region, including their local names, alternative names, habitat, behavior, status and distribution. A total of 310 bird species has been reported from the Ladakh region. This book includes full descriptions and illustrations of top 60 commonly encountered bird species.