Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
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ISBN: 9780691152257
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Rev. ed. of: Birds of southern Africa / Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey, and Warwick Tarboton. 2002. 3rd ed.

Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
Publisher: Struik Publishers
ISBN: 9781770079250
Format: PDF, ePub
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An illustrated field guide that includes group introductions, calendar bars showing species' occurrence and breeding periods, a section on 'how to use this book', as well as sonograms depicting the calls of tricky bird groups.

Ian Sinclair s Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
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ISBN: 9781868255115
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This text uses colour photographs to identify more than 900 species of birds known to occur from Antarctica to the Zambezi River. For each species the scientific and English and Africaans common names, length, habitat and call is given. Maps show where the birds are likely to be found.

Wildlife of Southern Africa Traveller s Guide

Author: David Hosking
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007413262
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The perfect companion for the safari enthusiast, this complete traveller’s guide to the wildlife of Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Malawi is a must-have for all those considering a trip to the game reserves of this highly popular region.

Birds of Botswana

Author: Peter Hancock
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874173
Format: PDF, Docs
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Here is the ultimate field guide to Botswana's stunningly diverse birdlife. Covering all 597 species recorded to date, Birds of Botswana features more than 1,200 superb color illustrations, detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and a color distribution map for each species. Drawing on the latest regional and national data, the book highlights the best birding areas in Botswana, provides helpful tips on where and when to see key species, and depicts special races and morphs specific to Botswana. This is the first birding guide written by a Botswana-based ornithologist and the only one dedicated specifically to Botswana. Portable and easy to use, Birds of Botswana is the essential travel companion for anyone visiting this remarkable country. Covers all 597 species of birds found in Botswana, including subspecies and color variants specific to Botswana Features more than 1,200 color illustrations—with more than one illustration for species where the sexes and ages differ Includes detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and color distribution maps Draws on the latest bird data and the expertise of leading birders in Botswana

Birds of Western Africa

Author: Nik Borrow
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781472905680
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1300 species found in the region. The book also has updated colour distribution maps for each species placed on the text pages for the first time. A number of new images have been painted for this new edition and several of the illustrations have been replaced. This major new guide will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.

Birds of Southern Africa

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Birds of Southern Africa surpasses other field guides to the region by illustrating and describing all 1,250 bird species of South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. In addition, this is the only guide to illustrate the birds of Angola (including Cabinda), whose river basins and rocky hillsides are home to the striking White-headed Robin Chat and the Angolan Cave Chat. The 84 color plates group similar species and subspecies and also depict vagrants and ocean wanderers that appear in this huge region characterized by widely varying habitats, from woodlands and forests to deserts to swamps. The text directly opposite the plates concisely describes each bird's habitat and key physical, behavioral, and vocal characteristics. All the larks are shown perching as well as in flight, and every swallow is pictured in flight from below. The most distinctive immature and nonbreeding plumages are included, and distribution maps show the range and frequency of each species. This is an essential guide for any birder contemplating a trip to southern Africa. The only field guide to illustrate every bird species of South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Angola (including Cabinda) 1,250 species illustrated on 84 color plates Buzzards to bustards, flufftails to flycatchers, penguins to pipits, and many more Informative notes directly opposite illustrations succinctly describe each bird's habitat and key physical, behavioral, and vocal characteristics Female or juvenile shown for many species in addition to adult male Subspecies and color variants included Shaded maps showing range and frequency of each species

Birds of Botswana

Author: Ken Newman
Publisher: Southern Book Pub of South Africa
ISBN: 9781868127405
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a field guide to the common birds of Southern Africa. Ken Newman has selected over 280 species that the visitor to Botswana is most likely to see while travelling in any part of the country. It contains updated species descriptions with subheadings which guide readers to the information they are looking for, such as status, description, call, behaviour, habitat and distribution. A full checklist of all 550 species that occur in Botswana is cross-referenced with Newman's Birds of Southern Africa and there is an alphabetical index of bird groups. Tips on birdwatching in Botswana are also provided, along with the author's own illustrations of the various species.

Guide to Seabirds of Southern Africa

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Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 9781775845195
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A field guide to the seabirds that occur around the southern African coastline. Written by a specialist in the field of seabirds, the book focuses on the ID and behaviour of 135 species of seabird commonly seen around the coast and in the seas of the region. The text is supported with photographs (multiple images per bird where available) and distribution maps for all species.