Field and Tuer, the Leadenhall Press : Simpkin, Marshall,
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UPPER BURMA. 37A
ing deer, wild goat, bison, gayal, wild cow, buffalo, tapirs, rhinoceroses, Malayan dugon, and the scaly ant-eater.
Birds.aThere are 771 species of birds found in Burma. Of these about 450 are found on the Indian continent beyond the Brahmaputra. One hundred of these are water-birds, which are found over almost the whole extent of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and are nearly all winter visitors to Burma. Of the remaining 350 Indian speciesaall land birdsaabout two hundred find their southern limit in Burma, about a hundred range through Burma into the Malay peninsula, and about fifty extend laterally into China and Siam. The swallow, kestrel, barn owl, stone-chat, pipit, wagtail, cuckoo, skylark; snipe, plover, and other water-birds ; are the same as in England. There are pea-fowl, jungle-fowl, pigeons, doves, pheasants, partridges, quail, horn-bills, parrots, honey-suckers, finches, crows, jays, magpies, tomtits, vultures, adjutants, geese, ducks, teal, paddy-birds, etc.
Reptiles.aCrocodiles, tortoises, lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, newts, and waglers.Reptiles.a Crocodiles, tortoises, lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, newts, and waglers.