⊙ Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 28mm/ 8.27 x 5.83 x 1.10"
⊙ Weight: 840g/ 0.03oz
‘Sasol Birds of Southern Africa’ is recommended by safari guides as the bird guide for Southern African safaris. With features that make for easy identification, it’s suitable for beginners & experts
This comprehensively revised edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa has detailed information, the latest taxonomy, and an advanced technique for improved field identification. Written by recognised birding experts, this bird book is easy to use and will prove to be invaluable as you build your bird list on safari.
Features of this Fourth Edition include:
⊙ Instructions on how to use this book.
⊙ Detailed synopsis on each species including plumage of males, females, and juveniles; behaviour, habitat, nests, voice, and diet.
⊙ More than 380 illustrations for easy identification.
⊙ Bird plates for easy comparison of species.
⊙ New names based on recommendations of the International Ornithological Committee, as well as previously misidentified species and recently recorded species splits.
⊙ Labels indicating differentiating features.
⊙ Calendar bars showing occurrence and breeding periods.
⊙ Reviewed distribution maps:
• Shading to indicate relative abundance of species and resident and migrant status
• Crosses to indicate the occurrence of vagrants
"[Sasol Birds of Southern Africa was something completely new, borrowing from successful international formulas and adding a special South African flavour. Probably the greatest innovation was the introduction of identification notes and associated arrows pointing to key features on the illustrations, making confirmation of a particular species very easy and lightning fast." Getaway Magazine
"This new edition of this field guide makes me want to head for open spaces, binoculars in hand, to look at birds." Sunday Times South Africa
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