Pocket Guide: Birds of East Africa

Pocket Guide: Birds of East Africa

by Dave Richards


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This pocket-sized photographic guide to the birds of East Africa features 296 birds likely to be spotted in the region. Color photos illustrate diagnostic features and plumage differences between male/female and breeding/non-breeding birds, as well as species that are easily confused. Key ID characteristics are highlighted, and distribution maps and Swahili common names are included. A labeled diagram of the parts of a bird, habitat map, glossary and useful advice to birdwatchers will assist those new to birdwatching.

An accessible and invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and the many places in East Africa that are rich in birdlife.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781775843610
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Publication date: 05/25/2016
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dave Richards is an author and photographer who has written a number of books on travel and wildlife in Kenya and East Africa. He regularly contributes articles and photographs to a range of local and international magazines and books. Dave leads photographic and ornithological safaris through Kenya and Tanzania, and also to Botswana, Madagascar, Namibia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

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