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Unnithan, Saraswathy




Correspondence between Pittie and Unnithan on various matters related to identification of bird species and changes in description. Topics include on plumage variation in blackthroated weaver Ploceus benghalensis and steps to be undertaken for identification, observation, forestry permissions and specimen procuration; and publication of different 'race' of baya bird; provision of references and discussion of scientific methods such as DNA fingerprinting and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology's report; note on Extension of Range of White Wagtail Motacilla alba leucopsis by Pittie for JBNHS.


8 September 1996, 5 October 1996, 16 October 1996, 12 February 1997, 18 February 1997, 20 March 1997, 27 September 1999, 27 September 1999, 28 September 1999, 28 September 1999, 4 November 1999, 4 November 1999, 16 November 1999.


Aasheesh Pittie Papers


Series 3: Correspondence with other birders


Sub-Series 1: Bombay Natural History Society Correspondence

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