Birds of Botswana
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 colour illustrations, detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and a colour 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 colour variants specific to Botswana •Features more than 1,200 colour illustrations—with more than one illustration for species where the sexes and ages differ •Includes detailed species accounts, seasonality and breeding bars, and colour distribution maps •Draws on the latest bird data and the expertise of leading birders in Botswana Peter Hancock is a field biologist whose work as a professional conservationist has taken him to virtually every corner of Botswana over the past twenty-five years. His books include Birds of the Okavango and the Chobe Companion. Ingrid Weiersbye is a freelance wildlife artist based in South Africa. She is the illustrator and coauthor of Roberts Geographic Variation of Southern African Birds.
- ISBN: 9780691157177
- Author(s): Peter Hancock, Ingrid Weiersbye
- Stock Code: 1157177
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour illustrations
- Pages: 400
- Published: 2015
Paperback £9.99Buy Now
This practical, straight forward guide to some of the most commonly seen birds in southern Africa is aimed at beginner birders, or even juniors. Colourful, to-the-point and offering quick ID pointers, this book should find a ready market among southern African birders and outdoor enthusiasts.
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Significant advances to the text and especially to the plates make this publication a much better ID tool. Many colour plates have been simplified and more than 40 new images included. Distribution maps feature the latest vagrant records. Revised and updated 4th edition.