Birds of Southern Africa (Collins Field Guide)

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9780007285143: Birds of Southern Africa (Collins Field Guide)

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

‘Birds of Southern Africa’ is the only field guide to illustrate and describe all species commonly found in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola (including Cabinda).

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. Distribution maps are also included for each species.

Comprehensive and easy-to-use, this book is a must for all those visiting the region.

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About the Author:

Ber van Perlo has written and illustrated numerous books, including the highly successful Birds of Southern Africa. He studied garden and landscape architecture at the Agricultural University of Wageningen in the Netherlands before working as a geographer and physical planner with the National Forestry Service of the Netherlands. During a holiday in Kenya in 1982 he discovered that no field guide existed which depicted all bird species of the area. He began to produce field guides for various regions of Africa, eventually extending to the Indian Subcontinent and Middle and Southern America.

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