Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somali & Socotra
The first guide to this area and a companion to Birds of East Africa. Illustrates every species and succinct text covers key identification criteria. Special attention is paid to the voices of the species.
- ISBN: 9781408157350
- Author(s): Nigel Redman, Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe
- Stock Code: 8157350
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour illustrations, Maps
- Pages: 496
- Published: 2011
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Describes over 820 species with full details of all plumage forms and voice. It is the only field guide to deal exclusively with this region. Colour plates, distribution maps, 460pp. 2010 edition
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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.
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This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spetacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Over 1300 species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for each species. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of this region. East Africa shelters a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable ranges. They form a constantly colourful, noisy and highly extrovert part of the landscape.
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This field guide covers The Gambia, a country which is very popular with a large number of birders and tourists, and the whole of neighbouring Senegal. This fascinating region shelters many Western Palearctic migrants from September to April, as well as a significant list of resident West African birds. The stunning colour plates depict more than 680 species, covering almost every distinct plumage and race. The authoritative text highlights the key features needed to identify each species in the field, and accurate up-to-date maps are provided for every species. This comprehensive guide is an essential companion for anyone visiting The Gambia and Senegal.
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Compact guide to all the birds of Ghana and neighbouring Togo.