John C. Anderton

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Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide

John C. Anderton is an American ornithologist and bird illustrator.

His work includes painting 69 of the 180 plates in Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide, written with professor Pamela C. Rasmussen.[1]

The book's covers are also illustrated by Anderton. Volume 1 features Crimson-backed Flameback, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Indian Eagle-owl, Black-and-orange Flycatcher and Himalayan Quail on its front cover, and Volume 2 features six laughingthrush species; the back covers of both volumes feature a painting of Serendib and Nicobar Scops-owls.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rasmussen, Pamela C.; Anderton, John C. (2005). Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions.