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Sasol Birds of Southern Africa
This fourth edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa has been greatly improved by the addition of group introductions and thoroughly revised text, calendar bars showing species' occurrence and breeding periods, a section on 'how to use this book', as well as sonograms depicting the calls of tricky bird groups. The newly designed plates are meticulously illustrated, with l ...more
ebook, 464 pages
Published May 25th 2012 by Struik Nature
(first published January 1st 1993)
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Aug 28, 2014 Darth Birder rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: All birders visiting the region
I used this guide (4th Ed.) during a month-long trip to southern Africa. My other options were Newman's and Roberts. I am so happy with my choice as with this guide -that made its home in my daypack- I could confidently identify virtually 100% of the c. 230 species that crossed my path (just one raptor escaped). This guide proved invaluable, the illustrations are accurate, descriptions quite good and the sonograms were essential for identifying the small Cisticolas. This is the guide for the reg ...more