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The Complete Photographic Guide: Birds of Southern Africa (Paperback)

If you are looking for a comprehensive and stunning photographic guide to the birds of Southern Africa, look no further than this book. It covers all 958 bird species found in the region, plus 17 more from the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, with over 2,500 images showing plumage variations, colour morphs, perched and in-flight birds, and more. The text, written by Africa’s top birding experts, focuses on identification, call, habitat, status, breeding and diet, and is accompanied by colour-coded distribution maps, seasonality bars, and A-Z directory. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, this book will help you identify and appreciate the amazing diversity of birds in Southern Africa.

 

Features:

  • The most comprehensive photographic guide of Southern African birds in one volume
  • Describes and illustrates all 958 bird species found in Southern Africa, and an additional 17 species recorded from the Southern Ocean and associated islands, and Antarctica
  • Over 2,500 images show age and sex plumage variations, perched and in-flight birds, and colour morphs where relevant
  • Text by Africa’s top birding experts, covering identification, call, habitat, status, breeding and diet
  • Colour-coded distribution maps and seasonality bars for easy reference
  • A-Z directory of bird groups for quick access
  • Ideal for birdwatchers of all levels, from beginners to experts

 

Specifications:

FormatPaperback
Pages464
Dimensions210 x 148 mm
ISBN978-1-77584-726-4
PublisherStruik Nature
Publication dateOctober 2020

 

About the authors:

Ian Sinclair is one of Africa’s foremost field birders and has authored or co-authored over 20 bird books. He is the principal author of the best-selling Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.

 

Peter Ryan is Director of the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town. He is a keen bird photographer and has authored or co-authored several books, including Sasol Birds of Southern Africa and Chamberlain’s LBJs.

The Complete Photographic Guide: Birds of Southern Africa (Paperback)

R475,00Price

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