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Shell guide to East African birds.

Shell guide to East African birds.

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Published by Shell in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsShell Company of East Africa, ltd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL692 .S46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[28] p.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4471861M
      LC Control Number79263238

        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 : Princeton University Press.   About this book. This new edition of Birds of Africa South of the Sahara contains some updated images along with fully revised text, capturing the latest information available. It provides unrivalled coverage of African birds in a single volume, and is the only book to describe and illustrate all the birds found in Africa south of the Sahara Desert (the Afrotropic Region), including Price Range: £ - £

      South African Red Data Books - Birds Report No. 97 by R.K. Brooke Threatened Birds of Africa and its Related Islands ICPB/IUCN Bird Red Data Book, Part 1 by N.J. Collar and S.N. Stuart (Eds) Top Birding Spots in Southern Africa by H. Chittenden Where to Watch Birds in Uganda by Jonathan Rossouw and Marco Sacchi Portfolio of South African Owls by C.G. Finch-Davies. A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson is not a book about ornithology. There are lots of birds in the book, but it is actually an unconventional love story set in Kenya where the main characters are birdwatchers and their hobby is used to settle the difficult question of which suitor should have the pleasure of asking Mrs. Rose Mbikwa to the upcoming Hunt Ball/5(67).

      Birds of Southern Africa, by Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey and Warwick Tarboton - the editorial review sounds pretty good - paperback: pgs. color plates, of species found in southern Africa. The book is 1" x 9" x 6" (size/weight is important when one is on the . 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.


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Shell guide to East African birds Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shell Guide to East Shell guide to East African birds. book Birds Pamphlet – January 1, by Rena M. Fennessy (Illustrator), Peter Scott (Introduction) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Manufacturer: Kenya Shell Limited.

Shell guide to East African birds. [Nairobi] Shell [?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Shell Company of East Africa, Ltd.

OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: [28] pages illustrations (some color) 19 cm. A Guide to the Birds of East Africa seems at first a charming but slight book, even a silly one. The plot has more speedy twists and turns than a black mamba but it's much friendlier.

I loved the protagonist, Mr. Malik--a truly good and gentle man-- and all the supporting cast were wonderfully alive and drawn with affectionate humor/5.

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa: A Novel - Kindle edition by Drayson, Nicholas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Guide to the Birds of East Africa: A Novel/5(). 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.

Synopsis This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spetacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Over species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and /5().

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 /5(4).

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.

While the guide had a huge bird book with more birds, my book was smaller, lighter and easier to use. It is half birds, half animals, and has just a couple of pages of trees too.

African Bird Books I have used many of the best known bird books, any of the ones below are the ones I highly recommend: Sasol Birds of Southern Africa Newman’s Birds of Southern Africa Collins Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa Highly Recommended Features an advanced technique for improved field identification, and an [ ].

National Audubon Society. Audubon protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. As you wing into the fictive delights of Nicholas Drayson's A Guide to the Birds of East Africa, you might wish to keep the Princeton Field Guide illustrations of these colorful aviary wonders at your Malik and others in the novel describe spying (or hoping to, at least) godwits, puffbacks, flamingoes, hadadas, African spoonbills, and a host of other birds roosting, flitting and.

For lovers of Alexander McCall Smith, Nicholas Drayson introduces the charming Mr Malik and the East African Ornithological Society in A Guide to the Birds of East Africa. Reserved, honourable Mr Malik. You wouldn't notice him in a Nairobi street - except, perhaps, to comment on his carefully sculpted comb-over - but beneath his unprepossessing /5().

"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.

He wrote "The Birds of Lake Baringo" while he was resident ornithologist there from toand is a member and advisor to the bird committee of Nature Kenya and to the East African Rarities Committee. John Fanshawe is the Africa consultant for BirdLife International/5(39). The best current bird book is Zimmerman, Turner and Pearson's Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania.

The hardback is very heavy and quite expensive, but there's a paperback edition that's also more affordable. Dave Richards' A Photographic Guide to the Birds of East Africa is very good if you're not quite so serious about birdwatching.

Richard. A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Now for something completely different. Over Christmas and New Year I read a book called A Guide to the Birds of East Africa: a novel written by Australian author Nicholas Drayson.

A a first glance at the front cover you might be forgiven for thinking that this is just another field guide, albeit to a part of the world with a wonderfully rich and diverse bird life.

Hi all, Thanks for all the advice so far on this forum. Not long now before we head off to Uganda, so I was just wondering if anyone had some recommendations about what field guides were best to take for birds and mammals.I've found mfuwe's helpful post on smartphone apps, but not sure we'll have one with us (might just take an old mobile for calls), so any advice on printed guides would.

The illustrations of southern birds are borrowed from the latest SASOL guide. This essential book for any world birder definitely will win a WorldTwitch Book Award.

For home study, it provides instant access to all African species, with acceptable to excellent color plates, range maps, and essential text.Birds of the Horn of Africa Christopher Helm Publishers, £35 By taking many of the illustrative plates from the Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa and adding new material, Nigel Redman created a book which has over illustrations of around species from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and Socotra.

Book of the Month: A Guide to the Birds of East Africa, by Nicholas Drayson Don George discusses the book of the month in his Trip Lit column for the .