Published work: scientific & semi-scientific

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Pittie, Aasheesh 2016. A bibliographic assessment of T. C. Jerdon's Illustrations of Indian ornithology (1843–1847). Indian BIRDS. 12: (2&3) 29–49. Download.

Pittie, A., & Dickinson, E. C., 2013. The dating of the Second Supplement to Jerdon's Catalogue of the birds of the peninsula of India in the Madras Journal of Literature and Science, volume 13 number 31. Zoological Bibliography or Opera Zoologica. 2: (4) 151–166. Download.

Pittie, A., 2012. On the dating of Buceros Nipalensis Hodgson. Zoological Bibliography. 2 (1): 27–34. Download.

Pittie, A., 2012. Review: Birds of Madhya Pradesh. By Satish Pande, Niranjan Sant, Kailash Chandra, Pramod Deshpande and Narmada P. Shukla. 2009. Indian BIRDS 7 (5): 151. 

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Pittie, A., 2012. Review: Birds of Kerala: status and distribution. By C. Sashikumar, Praveen J., Muhamed Jafer Palot, and P. O. Nameer. 2011. Indian BIRDS 7 (5): 150–151. Download.


Pittie, A., 2011. Bibliographic notes on EHA's 'The common birds of Bombay.' Indian BIRDS 7 (4): 120–122. Download.

Pittie, A., 2011. Hume, A.O. (1873–1875). Nests and eggs of Indian birds: rough draft. In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 110.


Pittie, A., & Dickinson, E. C., 2011. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1831–1863). In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 206–208.


Dickinson, E. C., & Pittie, A., 2011. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1864–1876). In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 208–209.


Pittie, A., 2011. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 209.


Pittie, A., & Dickinson, E. C., 2011. Prodromus Faunae Zeylanicae; being contributions to the zoology of Ceylon. In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 240–241.


Pittie, A., 2011. Stray Feathers (1872–1899). In: Priority! The dating of scientific names in ornithology: a directory to the literature and its reviewers. Dickinson, E. C., Overstreet, L. K., Dowsett, R. J., & Bruce, M. D. (eds.). Northampton, UK: Aves Press Limited: Pp. 247.


Pittie, A., 2011. A bibliography of pelagic ornithology from South Asia: 1847–2011. Indian BIRDS

7 (3): 78–86. Download.


Pittie, A., 2011. The dates of seven new taxa described by W. E. Brooks (Certhia Hodgsoni, Sitta Cashmirensis, Dumeticola major, Horites [sic] Pallidus, Phylloscopus Tytleri, Motacilla Cashmirensis, and Alauda Guttata). Indian BIRDS 7 (2): 54–55. Download.


Pittie, A., 2010. Gujarat avifauna: a taxonomic miscellany. Indian BIRDS 6 (4&5): 105–106. Download.


Pittie, A., 2010. A bibliography of ornithology in Gujarat, India: 1758–2010. Indian BIRDS 6 (4&5): 107–136. Download.


Pittie, A., 2010. Gwendolen (Wendy) Mary Beryl Sparks (1916–2007): a Gujarat sojourn in 1947–1948. Indian BIRDS 6 (6): 148–152. Download.


Pittie, A., & Dickinson, E. C., 2010. Authorship of new names proposed in papers by Whistler & Kinnear, entitled 'The Vernay Scientific Survey of the Eastern Ghats (Ornithological section)', during 1930–1937. Indian BIRDS 6 (6): 158–161. Download.


Pittie, A., 2010.
Birds in books: three hundred years of South Asian ornithology—a bibliography. 1st ed. Ranikhet, India: Permanent Black. Hbk. (14 x 21.5 cm, with illus. dust jacket, by Szabolcs Kókay), pp. [i–ix], x–xxi, 1–845, 1 portr. (dust jacket, back cover; of author). [Available Online: Orient BlackSwan.] [Reviews & comments.]


Pittie, A., 2009. A bibliography of ornithology in Arunachal Pradesh, India: 1870–2009. Indian Birds 5 (3): 80–88. Download


Pittie, A., 2009. A bibliography of ornithology in Bhutan: 1838–2008. Indian Birds 4 (6): 194–204 (2008). Download.

Pittie, A., 2009. New names proposed in Allan O. Hume's Nests and eggs of Indian birds: rough draft. Indian Birds 4 (4): 141–142 (2008). Download.


Pittie, A., & Dickinson, E. C., 2008. The oldest name of the mainland form of the Asian Golden Weaver Ploceus hypoxanthus. Indian Birds 4 (1): 22. Download.


Pittie, A., 2007. A bibliography of the ornithology of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Indian Birds 3 (5): 181–197. Download.


Dickinson, Edward C. & Pittie, A., 2006. Systematic notes on Asian birds. 51. Dates of avian names introduced in early volumes of the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 80-5 (3): 113–124. Download.


Pittie, A. & Dickinson, E. C., 2006. The correct name of the Sri Lankan Woodpigeon and the citation for its original description. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 126 (3): 196–199. Download.


Pittie, A., 2005. A bibliography of the Anatidae of South Asia. Buceros. 9 (3): 1–90. Download.

Pittie, A., 2004. A dictionary of scientific bird names originating from the Indian region. Buceros. 9 (2): 1–31. Download.

Pittie, A., & S. Taher. 2004. Mid-winter Waterbird Census in Andhra Pradesh: 1987-1996. B.S.A.P., Hyderabad, India. 142 pp. (Unpublished report). Download.

Pittie, A., 2003. On the dates of publication of the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society,volumes I–100 (1886–2003), and other matters. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 100 (2&3): 589–613. Download.

Manakadan, R. & Pittie, A., 2002. Standardised common and scientific names of the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Newsletter for Birdwatchers. 42 (3): i-viii, 1–36Download.

Pittie, A., 1995. A bibliographic index to the ornithology of the Indian region - Part I. [Publications covered: Stray Feathers (1873–1881) vols. 1–10 & Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1886–1993) vols. 1–90]. Published by the author.

Pittie, A., & A. Robertson., 1993. Nomenclature of birds of the Indian subcontinent. A review of some changes taking place. Ornithological Society of India.