Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania


Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania Authors: , , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Pages: 576 Illustrations and other contents: clr plates, maps, L'draw Language: English ISBN: 9780713675504 Categories: , ,

This field guide is an abridged edition of the very successful Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania written by the same authors. It covers all 1089 bird species known from the region, including vagrants. This book combines the format and detailed treatment of the larger version with the convenience of a field guide. All the species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for nearly every species. 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 these countries.

Weight0.981 kg

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'...Christopher Helm's 'Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania' is a contender for the best field guide to any African country.' Travel Africa (October 1st 2011)

Author Biography

Dale A. Zimmerman is a retired university academic who has undertaken many years of research into the birds of Kenya. Donald A. Turner has lived in Kenya for the past 30 years and is one of the most active birders in the country. David J. Pearson formerly lived in Kenya and has undertaken long-term ringing studies in the country.