Contents

Vol. 5 No. 4 July—August 2009
Date of publication: 15th October 2009

Dr Ravi Sankaran Memorial Issue

A conservation status survey of hornbills (Bucerotidae) in the Western Ghats, India
Divya Mudappa & T. R. Shankar Raman

Conservation of birds of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Lalitha Vijayan

Observations on Rufous-necked Aceros nipalensis and Austen’s Brown Anorrhinus austeni Hornbills in Arunachal Pradesh:
natural history, conservation status, and threats

Aparajita Datta

Predators of swiftlets and their nests in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Shirish Manchi & Ravi Sankaran

Ravi Sankaran’s ornithological contribution
Asad R. Rahmani

Edible-nest Swiftlet Collocalia fuciphaga: extinction by protection
Pankaj Sekhsaria

The inimitable Ravi Sankaran I knew
Ashish Chandola

In the news
Praveen J

Editorial