Short Biography of ‘Salim Ali’ (122 Words)

Salim Ali

Full name of ‘Salim Ali’ was Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali. He was born on 12 November 1896 in Mumbai, India. His father’s name was Moizuddin and his mother’s name was Zeenat-un-Nissa. His parents died at a very early age of Salim Ali.

Salim Ali was a famous ornithologist and naturalist in India. He is known as the ‘Bird Man of India’ because he was an expert on Indian Birds. He studied the habits and lifestyles of Indian birds all his life. Salim Ali has written books on the birds of India. For his great work, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India.

Salim Ali passed away on 20 June 1987 at the age of 90.