Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 9781431701445
Release Date: 2012-05-25
Genre: Nature

First published in 1993, Sasol Birds of Southern Africa is one of the best-selling field guides on the African continent. This fourth edition has been rewritten and greatly improved, ensuring it remains the region’s most comprehensively illustrated and trusted field guide. In this fourth edition: species accounts have been rewritten and now include group introductions; plates have been newly designed for ease of use and comparison; more than 380 new improved illustrations replace earlier ones; illustrations have simplified labels, pinpointing key differentiating features; distribution maps have been updated, showing the relative abundance of a species in the region, and also indicating resident or migrant status. Other features include calendar bars that show species’ occurrence and breeding periods, a section on ‘how to use this book’, as well as sonograms depicting the calls of difficult-to-distinguish birds that have distinctive calls.

Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
Publisher: Random House Struik
ISBN: 1770073884
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Nature

With more than 2,500 photographs, this is the most comprehensive photographic coverage ever of southern African birds

Roberts Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Austin Roberts
Publisher: Jacana Media
ISBN: 0620340533
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Birds

Roberts Birds of Southern Africa has been continuously in print for some 65 years and is the most popular African natural history book of all time. The scope and depth of biological information in the Seventh edition of Roberts far exceeds that of any previous edition. It covers all 951 species recorded in the region and also illustrates these in 80 new plates commissioned from the region's best bird artists. For scientists and conservationists it is a benchmark publication and will be a standard reference for years to come. For birdwatchers it will be an invaluable source of information to help them better understand and appreciate the birds around them.

Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ber van Perlo
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: CORNELL:31924073978441
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Nature

This field guide illustrates and describes every species of bird found in the Republic of South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola (including Cabinda).

Garden Birds in Southern Africa

Author: Duncan Butchart
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 9781775844754
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Gardening

This guide profiles 101 garden birds likely to be found in gardens across southern Africa, informing readers about what to look and listen for, and where and when. It is also an inspirational guide to creating a bird-friendly garden that is also a reservoir of biodiversity, wherever you are in the region. With an attractive layout and multiple colour images, it offers the following: Descriptions and photos of 101 garden birds. How to get to know your local species, their feeding, breeding, calls and general behavior. How to design your garden to attract the widest range of birds and other wildlife. The best plants and structures to provide food and shelter for birds. Detailed lists of recommended trees, shrubs, climbers, aloes and grasses.

Common Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
Publisher:
ISBN: 1868255050
Release Date: 1998-04
Genre: Birds

This guide to common birds will appeal to all keen birdwatchers, as it allows for the easy identification of more than 125 bird species which may be encountered in the everyday context of the garden, in bird sanctuaries, game and nature reserves, and around lakes and other water expanses.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ber van Perlo
Publisher: Collins Publishers
ISBN: 0007285140
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Birds

"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, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola (including Cabinda). The book contains over 1250 species illustrated in colour, often featuring female and juvenile in addition to the adult male. It covers key identification features with information on habitat, songs and calls. Distribution maps show where each species can be found and how common it is."--BOOK JACKET.

Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Author: P. A. R. Hockey
Publisher: Struik Publishers
ISBN: CORNELL:31924073233870
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Birds

A field guide to birds of Southern Africa which provides alternative names.

A Photographic Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Ian Sinclair
Publisher: Struik Publishers
ISBN: 1770070834
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Birds

World- wide, bird- watching is a burgeoning pastime. A wealth of books on bird identification now exists, many of which are confusing in their completeness, particularly for a region such as southern Africa in which more than 900 species occur.

Pocket Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

Author: Burger Cillié
Publisher:
ISBN: 1920289712
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre: Birds

To both the beginner and the experienced birdwatcher this compact guide will prove as indispensable as binoculars. Special features: Fits your pocket; Practical & user-friendly; Over 400 bird species; Excellent colour photographs; Logical grouping of birds; Concise biological information; English & Afrikaans names; Southern African bird numbers; Distribution maps according to the new bird atlas; Index. An essential aid for nature-lovers and heavy-weight birders, you cannot afford to be without this book.