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A guide to the birds of western Africa

by Nik Borrow

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.,
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Africa, West,
    • Birds -- Africa, West -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 781-800) and indexes.

      Other titlesBirds of western Africa
      StatementNik Borrow and Ron Demey.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsDemey, Ron.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL692.W4 B67 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination832 p. :
      Number of Pages832
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3958519M
      ISBN 100691095205
      LC Control Number2001094366

        Birds of the Western Africa. It includes the birds of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Saint Helena (UK), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo. kind of birds, more than pictures. The data this app uses all come from Wikipedia. This app only contain the zip files of Wikipedia ry: BOOKS_AND_REFERENCE.   A Guide to the Birds of East Africa A McCall Smith-like romance set in Kenya's expat community. A Guide to the Birds of East Africa By Nicholas Drayson Houghton Mifflin pp. $

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      Field guide to birds of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize (British Honduras), and El Salvador, as well as the majority of birds found in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, . South African Red Data Books - Birds Report No. 97 by R.K. Brooke Threatened Birds of Africa and its Related Islands ICPB/IUCN Bird Red Data Book, Part 1 by N.J. Collar and S.N. Stuart (Eds) Top Birding Spots in Southern Africa by H. Chittenden Where to Watch Birds in Uganda by Jonathan Rossouw and Marco Sacchi Portfolio of South African Owls by C.G. Finch-Davies.


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A guide to the birds of western Africa by Nik Borrow Download PDF EPUB FB2

This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region―from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive species accounts have /5(14). A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa describes 1, species, representing the entire avifauna of the region.

There are original color plates, all painted by the same leading illustrator, comprising over 3, figures and depicting almost all the species A guide to the birds of western Africa book. The detailed species accounts cover all identification criteria, including Cited by: "This book is a comprehensive and practical guide to all the species of birds occurring in western Africa.

It will become the standard identification guide, and will be useful to anyone interested in African wildlife, to biologists, to tourists wanting to know the identity of birds that they have seen in West Africa, and as a general reference.

About this book. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) 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.

This book is the first-ever field guide to the birds of Ghana (and neighbouring Togo) and it uses almost 2, illustrations from Birds of Western Africa, recomposed into a new set of colour plates, with a more detailed text and colour maps specific to Ghana.A total of species is included, including all residents, migrants and vagrants.

Get this from a library. A guide to the birds of western Africa. [Nik Borrow; Ron Demey] -- "This is a new guide covering the birds of all western African countries, from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

No other field guide. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) 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. About this book. Birds of Western Africa utilises all the plates from Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide by the same authors, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a lightweight guide covering all species found in the region.

Birds of Western Africa also contains an updated colour distribution map for each species and a number of new images have been. This recently published field guide complements the original well-received Birds of Western Africa (Borrow & Demey ; see review Bull.

ABC 38–39). With almost plates and concise authoritative text on facing pages, it offers a compact, lightweight field reference to all 1, bird species, including vagrants and visitors, recorded from Mauritania and Senegal east to.

Buy Birds of Western Africa (Helm Identification Guides) by Borrow, Nik, Demey, Ron, Borrow, Nik (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). Birds of Southern Africa, by Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey and Warwick Tarboton - the editorial review sounds pretty good - paperback: pgs.

color plates, of species found in southern Africa. The book is 1" x 9" x 6" (size/weight is important when one is on the. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) 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. This field guide covers all species found in the Western Africa. It also has a colour distribution map for each species.

This is the first comprehensive field guide to cover the birds of this exciting region, and will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa seems at first a charming but slight book, even a silly one. The plot has more speedy twists and turns than a black mamba but it's much friendlier. I loved the protagonist, Mr. Malik--a truly good and gentle man-- and all the supporting cast were wonderfully alive and drawn with affectionate humor/5.

Fans of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series will not be disappointed in A Guide to the Birds of East Africa.

If anything, Birds is better written, with more depth and humor. This book is sure to be a hit with book clubs, as well as readers looking for a light romance with a.

Distribution maps follow in the next section, and an appendix provides the French and Portuguese names. Presenting the most essential, up-to-date information in convenient, highly portable form, Birds of Western and Central Africa is the definitive guide for all birders planning or simply pondering a.

Explore our list of Birds->Africa->Identification Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Birds of the Horn of Africa Christopher Helm Publishers, £35 By taking many of the illustrative plates from the Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa and adding new material, Nigel Redman created a book which has over illustrations of around species from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and Socotra.

Buy A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa by Demey, Ron, Borrow, Nik (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3).

For finding birds, if in Cape Province, you will not get better than the book 'Essential Birding: Western South Africa' by Callen Cohen and Claire Spottiswoode.

They have also brought out something similar for the whole of southern Africa - Southern African Birdfinder, I imagine it is also excellent, but covering a greater region. National Audubon Society. Audubon protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow.

About Field Guide to the Birds of Western Africa. 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 species found in the book also has an updated colour distribution map for each species, conveniently placed on interleaved pages.This new field guide covers The Gambia, a country which is very popular with a large number of birders and tourists, and the whole of neighbouring Senegal.

This fascinating region shelters many Western Palearctic migrants from September to April, as well as a significant list of resident West African birds.