Birds of Western Africa

Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781472905680

Category: Birds

Page: 592

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Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1300 species found in the region. The book also has updated colour distribution maps for each species placed on the text pages for the first time. A number of new images have been painted for this new edition and several of the illustrations have been replaced. This major new guide will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.

Field Guide to the Birds of Western Africa

Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713666922

Category: Birds

Page: 511

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This new field guide uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1285 species found in the region. The book also has an updated colour distribution map for each species,conveniently placed on interleaved pages within the colour plates. Anumber of new images have been painted for this new field guide andseveral of the plates have been replaced. This is the firstcomprehensive field guide to cover the birds of this exciting region,and will enable birders to identify any species found in any of thecountries covered. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the firstsingle-volume guide to cover all species of this region, whichcomprises all countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east toChad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

Birds of Senegal and The Gambia

Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408171015

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Birds of Senegal and The Gambia – the definitive field guide to the birds of this magical corner of West Africa – just got even better. This enhanced fixed-format version of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. Superb, fully zoomable colour plates of the highest detail lie opposite comprehensive identification text and accurate range maps. In addition, this e-book features songs, calls and other sounds from 630 species, placed conveniently next to the accompanying species text. The 1,050 sounds included on this e-book represent more than 95% coverage of species in the region. This epic collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birders operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field. No more trying to remember sounds days or weeks after the event, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. This field guide can even be downloaded to your iPhone or iPod Touch. This e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birder will want to be without it.

Birds of Oman

Author: Jens Eriksen,Richard Porter

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472937546

Category: Science

Page: 272

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With its unique blend of Western Palearctic, Oriental and Afrotropical components, and lying on a migratory crossroads, Oman is a jewel of the Middle East. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the birds of this fascinating and welcoming country. All 528 species on the Oman Bird List are featured on the 116 colour plates, illustrating many of the distinct plumages and races, plus a few non-naturalised escapes. Species accounts cover key identification features - including habitat and voice - with colour maps showing the breeding, wintering and migration distributions for all regularly occurring species.

Birds of Ghana

Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408122790

Category: Birds

Page: 352

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A detailed and lavishly illustrated guide to the birds of Ghana.

Birds of East Africa

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Author: Terry Stevenson,John Fanshawe

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713673478

Category: Nature

Page: 602

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This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spetacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Over 1300 species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for each species. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of this region. East Africa shelters a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable ranges. They form a constantly colourful, noisy and highly extrovert part of the landscape.

A Field Guide to Birds of the Gambia and Senegal

Author: Clive Barlow,Tim Wacher,Tony Disley

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300115741

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 1887

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This comprehensive book is the first field guide to the birds of The Gambia and Senegal, an area of West Africa popular with birders for its many tropical African birds. The guide provides full accounts of over 660 bird species and depicts nearly all of these in 48 beautiful color plates. "A first-rate book that is a fine contribution to bird literature. For the birder who has everything, this makes a great gift.”--Roy John, Canadian Field-Naturalist "A beautiful, succinct and very useful guide to the region's bird life."--Clay E. Corbin, Quarterly Review of Biology

Field Guide to the Birds of Ghana

Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 140818902X

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Birds of Ghana – the definitive field guide to the birds of this remarkable West African country – just got even better. This enhanced fixed-format version of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. Superb, fully zoomable colour plates of the highest detail lie opposite comprehensive identification text and accurate range maps. In addition, this e-book features songs, calls and other sounds from 743 species, placed conveniently next to the accompanying species text. The 1,358 sounds included on this e-book represent more than 95% coverage of species in the region. This epic collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birders operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field; no more trying to remember sounds days or weeks after the event, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. This field guide can even be downloaded to your iPhone or iPod Touch. This e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birder will want to be without it.

Birds of Seychelles

Author: Adrian Skerrett,Tony Disley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 140818124X

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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Birds of Seychelles – the definitive field guide to these jewels of the Indian Ocean – just got even better. This enhanced fixed-format version of the book – featuring songs and calls – is set to change birding, forever. Optimised for iPad, it features the book in crisp, clear high-resolution. Superb, fully zoomable colour plates of the highest detail lie opposite comprehensive identification text and accurate range maps. In addition, this e-book features songs, calls and other sounds from 250 species, representing coverage of more than 95% of species that occur on the islands, placed conveniently next to the accompanying species text. This epic collection of images and sounds represents a step change in the way birders operate. No more carrying heavy books into the field; no more trying to remember sounds days or weeks after the event, while all other methods for taking sounds into the field are consigned to the dustbin. This e-book provides a complete field-based ID solution – no birder will want to be without it.

Pocket Guide to the Birds of Britain and North-West Europe

Author: Chris Kightley,Steve Madge

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713664447

Category: Birds

Page: 320

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Covering birds of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Britain and Ireland, this guide describes 386 species of bird, including all breeding species and all regular and scarce migrants. The definitive and accurate text highlights the key features that are required to make quick and safe identification. Almost every species is illustrated with a plate and all plumages regularly seen in the region are depicted. Similar species are compared to scale on double-page spreads as an aid to identification. Numerous maps are also included. This second edition has been extensively revised to include updated information and new artwork.

Birds of the Middle East

Author: Richard Porter,Simon Aspinall

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0713676027

Category: Nature

Page: 384

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The fully revised second edition of this bestselling field guide.

Birds of the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra - Revised and Expanded Edition

Author: Nigel Redman,Terry Stevenson,John Fanshawe

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691172897

Category: Nature

Page: 512

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Birds of the Horn of Africa is widely regarded as the best field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa--and it just got even better. Now fully revised and expanded, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide has been updated with the latest information on distribution, identification, and taxonomy. New vagrants to the region have been added; color plates, illustrations, and distribution maps have been thoroughly updated and improved; and much more--making this still the must-have guide for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region. Covers Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 stunning color plates Provides a color distribution map for every species Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice Includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about habitats Key identification features are shown more prominently in the text Now includes an annotated distributional checklist by country and a comparison table for large white-headed gulls

Warblers of Europe, Asia and North Africa

Author: Kevin Baker

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408131706

Category: Science

Page: 360

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Many warblers are notoriously difficult to identify. This guide covers 145 species, covering all aspects of identification. The text includes sections on moult, voice, habitat and behaviour, distribution and measurements. Colour plates and a distribution map are provided for all the species.

Birds of East Asia

China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Russia

Author: Mark Brazil

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0691139261

Category: Nature

Page: 528

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"Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm ... London"--T.p. verso.

Birds of Western and Central Africa

Author: Ber van Perlo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691007144

Category: Nature

Page: 384

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This is the only pocket photographic guide to all the birds known to inhabit Western and Central Africa.

Birds of Europe

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 448

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Covers more than seven hundred birds found in Europe, with color illustrations, detailed species accounts, and distribution maps.

Birds of Peru

Revised and Updated Edition

Author: Thomas S. Schulenberg,Douglas F. Stotz,Daniel F. Lane,John P. O'Neill,Theodore A. Parker III

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400834495

Category: Nature

Page: 664

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Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise descriptions and color distribution maps are located opposite the plates, making this book much easier to use in the field than standard neotropical field guides. This fully revised paperback edition includes twenty-five additional species. A comprehensive guide to all 1,817 species found in Peru--one fifth of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age classes, and morphs fully illustrated Designed especially for field use, with vivid descriptive information and helpful identification tips opposite color plates Detailed species accounts, including a full-color distribution map Includes 25 additional species not covered in the first edition Features 3 entirely new plates and more than 25 additional illustrations

Birds of Europe

With North Africa and the Middle East

Author: Lars Jonsson

Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780713676006

Category: Birds

Page: 559

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This guide covers all but a few of the Western Palearctic's breedingbirds, and includes information on all regularly encountered vagrants.It has over 400 colour plates and, with distribution maps andillustrations on facing pages, it is practically designed and easy touse.

Birds of Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan

Author: Raffael Ayé,Manuel Schweizer,Tobias Roth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780691153377

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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The first-ever guide to the birds of Central Asia covering 618 species, including all residents, migrants, and vagrants. Introductory sections introduce the land and its birds.