"Africa can be the birding destination of a lifetime, and with the comprehensive and detailed Birds of Southern Africa
, any birder can feel well prepared for the diverse avifauna they will encounter no matter where they may be visiting in the region."--Melissa Hayntz, About.com Birding
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
• The only field guide to describe every species of bird you may see in the Republic of South AFrica, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambiqu, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola, (including Cabinda).
• Over 1250 species are illustrated in colour. For many species the female or juvenile is shown in addition to the adult male.
• Each species is described on pages opposite the illustrations for quick and easy reference. The text details each bird’s key identification features, its usual habitat and the sound it makes.
• Each species has a distribution map showing its range and how common it is.