Birds of Southern Africa (Illustrated Checklist) (Collins Illustrated Checklist S.)

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Southern Africa is becoming an increasingly popular destination for people who want to see first-hand the abundant widlife of this vast continent.

Illustrated Checklist Birds of Southern Africa is the first field guide to illustrate and describe every species of bird found in the Republic of South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola (including Cabinda); this includes males, females and juveniles.

Featuring over 1,250 species, the text details the kind of habitat the birds are found in, key identification features and notes on the songs and calls of each species.

The 84 colour plates appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference. Maps are included for each species so that any identification can be clarified further.

Comprehensive and easy-to-use, Illustrated Checklist Birds of Southern Africa is a must for all those visiting the region.

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"Africa can be the birding destination of a lifetime, and with the comprehensive and detailed Birds of Southern Africa, any birder can feel well prepared for the diverse avifauna they will encounter no matter where they may be visiting in the region."--Melissa Hayntz, About.com Birding

-Africa can be the birding destination of a lifetime, and with the comprehensive and detailed Birds of Southern Africa, any birder can feel well prepared for the diverse avifauna they will encounter no matter where they may be visiting in the region.---Melissa Hayntz, About.com Birding

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· The only field guide to describe every species of bird you may see in the Republic of South AFrica, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambiqu, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola, (including Cabinda).
· Over 1250 species are illustrated in colour. For many species the female or juvenile is shown in addition to the adult male.
· Each species is described on pages opposite the illustrations for quick and easy reference. The text details each bird’s key identification features, its usual habitat and the sound it makes.
· Each species has a distribution map showing its range and how common it is.

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