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A field guide to the birds of East and Central Africa

John George Williams

A field guide to the birds of East and Central Africa

by John George Williams

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.G. Williams ; introduction by Roger Tory Peterson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p., 40 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25570045M
    OCLC/WorldCa884004

      Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing /5(4). 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.

      A field guide to the birds of East Africa Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Hi all, Thanks for all the advice so far on this forum. Not long now before we head off to Uganda, so I was just wondering if anyone had some recommendations about what field guides were best to take for birds and mammals.I've found mfuwe's helpful post on smartphone apps, but not sure we'll have one with us (might just take an old mobile for calls), so any advice on printed guides would .

    As veterans know, the joys of traveling in East Africa are many. In addition to all the fabulous birds and mammals, the people are friendly, the climate is delightful, and tourist facilities are excellent. On this revised itinerary, we fly between Nairobi and Arusha, saving hours of driving and giving us more time in . 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 .


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A field guide to the birds of East and Central Africa by John George Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page by: East Africa is home to nearly 1, species of birds, making it one of the premier international destinations for birdwatchers.

Nature lovers visiting the region's forests, wetlands, marshes, deserts and coastlines will find a variety of unique birds including snake-eating eagles, elegant flamingos and the world's largest bird, the ostrich/5(55).

A Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa by John G. Williams A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive. Anyone who has birded in East Africa outside Kenya and northern Tanzania will have been keenly awaiting this book, as the only 'modern' guide to the birds of this area has been van Perlo, which is helpful but badly flawed.

They will not be disappointed, as every species occurring in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi is illustrated and described, all 1, of them. A Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa; with 16 colour plates and 24 black-and-white plates by the author and Mrs.

Fennessy. Williams, John G. Published by (London, Collins, ) (). 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. Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region — and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page layout.

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.

Synopsis 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 species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and /5().

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Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Second Edition Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe. Birds of East Africa is widely regarded as one of the best field guides to any region of the world.

Named a BirdTwitch Best Bird Book of the year for Africa when it was first published, it has become the go-to guide for anyone. "Birds of East Africa" is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world.

Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient /5. 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, John G. (John George), Field guide to the birds of East and Central Africa. London, Collins, Bibliography: p. Pages: From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Field guides are getting better and better. It's hard to imagine how one could improve on the Collins Bird Guide for Europe or the Sibley Bird Guide for North America and now with the launch of this new guide for East Africa we can claim to have almost perfect coverage of the.

About Birds of East Africa. 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 species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. About this book. Please note that this book was published in Europe as the now out-of-print Collins Illustrated Checklist: Birds of Western and Central Africa.

This is the only pocket guide to all the species of bird known to inhabit Western and Central Africa.Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page layout.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 the region – East Africa shelters a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable Range: £ - £