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Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, SOM (Princeton Field Guides)

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Birds of the Horn of Africa is the first field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species. Detailed species accounts on facing pages include descriptions of key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice. This field-ready guide also includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about bird habitats. Birds of the Horn of Africa is an essential resource for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region.

  • The first field guide to the birds of northeast Africa
  • Covers more than 1,000 species, including all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds
  • Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 color plates
  • Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, habitat, status, voice, and more
  • Provides a color distribution map for every species

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

"Birds of the Horn of Africa is a welcome addition to the literature on the birds of Africa. . . . [I]t is an outstanding work."--Emil K. Urban, Augusta State University

"This eagerly awaited field guide is the first ever to cover the stunning birds of an outstanding region. . . . With its unrivalled, truly authoritative coverage, Birds of the Horn of Africa is indispensable for birders and ornithologists alike."--C. Hilary Fry, University of Aberdeen

"This is one of the best field guides in the world. The writing is of a very high standard, and I am impressed by the overall quality of the plates and attention paid to local subspecies. Birds of the Horn of Africa is the premier field guide to the region."--Keith N. Barnes, editor of The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland

Synopsis:

Birds of the Horn of Africa is the first field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species. Detailed species accounts on facing pages include descriptions of key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice. This field-ready guide also includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about bird habitats. Birds of the Horn of Africa is an essential resource for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region.
  • The first field guide to the birds of northeast Africa
  • Covers more than 1,000 species, including all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds
  • Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 color plates
  • Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, habitat, status, voice, and more
  • Provides a color distribution map for every species

About the Author

Nigel Redman is a publisher and bird tour leader who has visited Africa many times. Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe are the authors of "Birds of East Africa" (Princeton) and have many years of experience leading bird tours and conducting conservation work in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691143453
Author:
Redman, Nigel
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Author:
Stevenson, Terry
Author:
Fanshawe, John
Location:
Princeton
Subject:
General
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds and Natural History
Subject:
Biological Sciences.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Subject:
Popular science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Princeton Field Guides
Publication Date:
July 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
213 color plates. 1,000 maps.
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 31 oz

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Product details 488 pages Princeton University Press - English 9780691143453 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Published in the United Kingdom and European Union in 2009 by Christopher Helm"--T.p. verso.
"Synopsis" by , "Birds of the Horn of Africa is a welcome addition to the literature on the birds of Africa. . . . [I]t is an outstanding work."--Emil K. Urban, Augusta State University

"This eagerly awaited field guide is the first ever to cover the stunning birds of an outstanding region. . . . With its unrivalled, truly authoritative coverage, Birds of the Horn of Africa is indispensable for birders and ornithologists alike."--C. Hilary Fry, University of Aberdeen

"This is one of the best field guides in the world. The writing is of a very high standard, and I am impressed by the overall quality of the plates and attention paid to local subspecies. Birds of the Horn of Africa is the premier field guide to the region."--Keith N. Barnes, editor of The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland

"Synopsis" by , Birds of the Horn of Africa is the first field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species. Detailed species accounts on facing pages include descriptions of key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice. This field-ready guide also includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about bird habitats. Birds of the Horn of Africa is an essential resource for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region.
  • The first field guide to the birds of northeast Africa
  • Covers more than 1,000 species, including all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds
  • Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 color plates
  • Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, habitat, status, voice, and more
  • Provides a color distribution map for every species
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