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8 edition of A field guide to the birds of East Africa found in the catalog.

A field guide to the birds of East Africa

by John George Williams

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- Africa, East -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn G. Williams ; foreword by Roger Tory Peterson.
      ContributionsArlott, Norman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL692.E16 W54 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination415 p. :
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3826719M
      ISBN 100002191792
      LC Control Number81137906

        \"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.   Collins (or the Princeton version, Birds of Europe), the classic field guide for birding the UK and mainland Europe, also covers part of the Middle East (it is very good for Israel, for example).Excellent. The famous Collins guide is also available in large format but it is no good in the field (far too bulky). The app version of this guide is highly recommended and has all the bird calls.

      The Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to the whole of this spectacular region. Small and compact, the guide covers a remarkable species, and three experienced artists have painstakingly prepared plates with almost images illustrating all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered/5(11). The Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to the whole of this spectacular region. Small and compact, the guide covers a remarkable species, and three experienced artists have painstakingly prepared plates with almost images illustrating all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered.

      "Expanded from: A field guide to the birds of East and Central Africa"--Title page verso. Description: pages: illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 20 cm: Responsibility: John G. Williams ; foreword by Roger Tory Peterson ; with over species illustrated in full colour by Norman Arlott. The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, Sibley’s Birding Basics, The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, The Sibley Guide to Birds, The Birds of Cape May, ; revised edition in Illustrator: Bright Wings,


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

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 three most popular birding areas of.

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.

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:   This is a good practical guide for birds of East Africa, though it is a little large to carry in the field.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Evelyn F. Yearty. out of 5 stars Two Stars. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified by: 4. About Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa. This spectacular new edition of the best-selling Helm field guide of all time covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.

Over 1, species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. The eGuide to Birds of East Africa is an interactive companion to Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe's Birds of East Africa field guide – the essential guide for birdwatchers visiting this spectacular region.

It covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience/5(74). 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 Price Range: £ - £   The eGuide to Birds of East Africa is an interactive companion to Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe's Birds of East Africa field guide – the essential guide for birdwatchers visiting this spectacular region.

It covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience/5(6). This is the first field guide to the birds of this fascinating region, and a companion to Birds of East Africa by two of the same authors.

Over magnificent plates by John Gale and Brian Small illustrate every species that has ever occurred in the five countries covered by the guide, and the succinct text covers the key identification criteria.

Buy A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa (Collins Pocket Guide) Revised by John Williams, Norman Arlott (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 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. Field Guide to Birds of East Africa Christopher Helm Publishers, £35 Covering Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi it describes an impressive species.

The text by Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe is concise but sufficient. A great advantage is the positioning of the text and maps facing the illustrations. Birds of the Horn of Africa. Download A Guide To The Birds Of East Africa or read A Guide To The Birds Of East Africa online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format.

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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.

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: 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. Elsewhere in Africa, the recent field guide by Borrow and Demey () organized much new information on raptors and other birds of this sparsely studied region, and among several recent books on.

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.

"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 Europe with North Africa and the Middle East (Jonsson). The artwork is very nice, but maybe not the best suited to a field guide. The arrangement is a bit spotty as well.

The range maps are fairly good, and this book does cover those species in North Africa. 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.

R. Fennessy. Williams, John G. ."The Birds of East Africa is the field guide to a spectacular region for birding.

Covering all the resident, migrant and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi it .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.