Sasol 300 Easy-to-see-Birds in Southern Africa
This practical, straight forward guide to some of the most commonly seen birds in southern Africa is aimed at beginner birders, or even juniors. Less daunting than a full-blown fieldguide, it’s handy and accessible, combining simple text with clear artwork and photographs to introduce 300 of the region’s easy-to-see birds. For each bird the book offers: Simple text, including how to 'find it', 'identify it' and 'understand it. Colour images, both illustrations and photographs. A distribution map. Common English names, plus scientific, Afrikaans and other African names. Average size, details of the nest and the number of eggs laid on average. Interest boxes for some birds, providing extra information. Colourful, to-the-point and offering quick ID pointers, this book should find a ready market among southern African birders and outdoor enthusiasts.
- ISBN: 9781775841265
- Author(s): Chevonne Reynolds, Nicholas Tye
- Stock Code: 5841265
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Colour photographs, Colour illustrations, Maps
- Pages: 168
- Published: 2015
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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.
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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.