Himalayan panorama

Print edition : August 23, 2013

A landscape of the Eastern Himalayas. Photo: afds

The blood pheasant, the State bird of Sikkim, is found in the high mountain regions and is so named because of the blood-red patches of skin on its face and legs and the reddish hues of its tail and chest feathers. Photo: afsd

The book provides a wonderful perspective of the region’s geography, demography and culture.
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