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How India’s birdman, Sálim Ali, showed us the interconnectedness of life

Indian Express | 03/04/2022 10:16 AM | Click to read full article

From busting myths about fireflies lighting up the homes of weaver birds to explaining the whys and hows of the spectacular phenomenon of bird migrations, Sálim Ali, India’s best-known ornithologist, demystified the avian world.

Edited by Tara Gandhi, Words for Birds (Black Kite), the book shows him doing what he did best — reaching out to a cross-section of society on birds and the stellar role they play in preserving our environment.