Author: Ian Sinclair; Peter Ryan
Publisher: Random House Struik
Cape Town, 2009
Softcover, 17x25 cm, 480 pages, throughout colour photographs
Dieser fotografische Führer über die Vögel des südlichen Afrika beschreibt 958 Vögel und 17 antarktische Spezies auf über 2500 ausgezeichneten Farbfotos.
The most comprehensive photographic guide of southern Africa’s birds in one volume, this brings a new dimension to bird identification in the region.
It describes and illustrates all 958 birds, plus 17 species from Antarctica and Southern Ocean islands.
Over 2500 photographs show plumage variations and colour morphs. Text by Africa’s top birding authors focuses on identification, call, habitat, status, breeding and diet.
Distribution maps show migratory status and bird density, and calendar bars show species’ prevalence and breeding.
With its extensive coverage, the complete photographic field guide to birds of Southern Africa will serve as an indispensable companion in the field.
Ian Sinclair is recognised as one of Africa’s foremost field birders and has travelled extensively across the African continent for over 35 years, leading many expeditions to find and research birds.
He is a recipient of the prestigious Gill Memorial Medal Award for his contribution to Ornithology in Africa and beyond.