Birds of Southern Africa: The Complete Photographic Guide

Birds of Southern Africa: The Complete Photographic Guide

by Ian Sinclair, Peter Ryan
     
 

This brand new photographic field guide to the birds of southern Africa presents more than 2,500 images showing a wide selection of age and sex plumage variations, perched and in-flight birds, and color morphs where relevant, making it the most comprehensive collection of bird photographs of the region ever produced in a single volume. Accompanying text focuses on

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This brand new photographic field guide to the birds of southern Africa presents more than 2,500 images showing a wide selection of age and sex plumage variations, perched and in-flight birds, and color morphs where relevant, making it the most comprehensive collection of bird photographs of the region ever produced in a single volume. Accompanying text focuses on identification, call, status, breeding details and diet. Also included for each species is a distribution map and a calendar bar indicating occurrence and breeding months.

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"This photographic field guide to the birds of southern Africa presents more than 2,500 images showing a wide selection of age and sex plumage variations, perched and in-flight birds, and color morphs where relevant, making it the most comprehensive collection of bird photographs of the region ever produced in a single volume. Accompanying text focuses on identification, call, status, breeding details and diet. Also included for each species is a distribution map and a calendar bar indicating occurrence and breeding months. IAN'S RECOMMENDATION: A very useful photographic guide to the region!"
Ian Paulsen, BirdBooker Report, Guardian newspaper, 2012/04

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This photographic field guide to the birds of southern Africa presents more than 2,500 images showing a wide selection of age and sex plumage variations, perched and in-flight birds, and color morphs where relevant, making it the most comprehensive collection of bird photographs of the region ever produced in a single volume. Accompanying text focuses on identification, call, status, breeding details and diet. Also included for each species is a distribution map and a calendar bar indicating occurrence and breeding months. IAN'S RECOMMENDATION: A very useful photographic guide to the region!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770073883
Publisher:
Random House Struik
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
390,207
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

PETER RYAN is Director of the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town. He has served as president of BirdLife South Africa and authored and co-authored a number of books, including Birds of Africa South of the Sahara.

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