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Larger birds of West Africa

Bannerman, David Armitage

Larger birds of West Africa

by Bannerman, David Armitage

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Published by Penguin Books in London .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid A. Bannerman ; illustrated by Henrick Grönvold.
      SeriesAfrican series ;, WA10, African series (London, England) :, WA10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL692.W4 B36 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3268648M
      LC Control Number83190429

      Buy A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa 01 by William Searle, Gerard J. Morel, Wolfgang Hartwig (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(8). This category is for articles about birds found in West Africa which, for the purpose of this category, is defined as Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.. Subcategories. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.

      This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region—from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo. It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive species accounts have been. South Africa is a large country, ranked 25th by size in the world, and is situated in the temperate latitudes and subtropics. Due to a range of climate types present, a patchwork of unique habitat types occur, which contribute to its biodiversity and level of endemism. This list incorporates the mainland and nearshore islands and waters only.

        Africa has more than its fair share of storks, with 8 of the world’s 19 species gracing the continent. Furthermore we have another very special stork-like bird, the regal Shoebill, previously known as the Whale-headed Stork but now placed in its own family. Storks are typically viewed as wetland species and whilst some storks are restricted to aquatic habitats, others are not. Western Africa, as defined here and subsequently defined as ‘the region’, comprises the 23 countries, south of the Sahara, from Mauritania in the northwest, to Chad and the Central African Republic in the east, and Congo-Brazzaville in the southeast, including the Cape Verde and Gulf of Guinea Size: KB.


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Larger birds of West Africa by Bannerman, David Armitage Download PDF EPUB FB2

This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region―from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference/5(14). "Winner of the Best Bird Book - Africa, Worldtwitch" "Anyone with an interest in West African birds will want to own this book.

We have been waiting for some considerable time for someone to produce a modern guide to West African birds, so Nik Borrow and Ron Demey are to be congratulated for completing the task admirablyCited by:   This major new handbook covers species which occur in the western countries of Africa. The countries covered are Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Rio Muni, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, part of Mauritania and the islands of Sao Tome, Principe, and Bioko /5(14).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bannerman, David Armitage, Larger birds of West Africa. London: Penguin Books, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

London: Penguin Books, B&W illustrations by Henrik Gronvold. Very good paperback. This is the first guide to the birds of West Africa to be published at a popular price for the general reader. It describes in detail practically every species of the larger birds known to occur between the Senegal river and the Cameroon-Nigerian highlands, except for the migrants from Europe.

purchased for a trip to west Africa and was used on hikes, was a little outdated since I bought a used older book but worked well.

Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. FarTraveler. out of 5 stars Only book to get. Reviewed in the United States on Septem /5(8).

"The Larger illustrated Guide to Birds of Southern Africa by Sinclair, Hockey, Tarboton, and Ryan is a second and much larger edition of this already famous guide to birds in the lower regions of Africa, including Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and South Africa/5(15).

This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region--from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive species accounts have /5(13). Africa is home to some bird species, 67% of which are endemic to the continent. We were overwhelmed by the number of photographs submitted this week.

It seems that many have been enchanted by Africa’s amazing birdlife. About this book. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo.

This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a. The African barbets are plump birds, with short necks and large heads.

They get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. Most species are brightly coloured. The. Buy Birds of Western Africa (Helm Identification Guides) by Borrow, Nik, Demey, Ron, Borrow, Nik (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(19). The Larger Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa. (SASOL). Large paper version of the second edition of SASOL. (A large paper version of the new third edition presumably will be forthcoming.) The extra size and weight are quite a tolerable trade-off for the larger.

FAST WORLDWIDE DELIVERY Add a dash of blue and sophistication to your bookshelf with this vintage Pelican of Larger Birds of West Africa by D. Bannerman. 15 % OFF your first order as a Country House Library member. 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. This recently published field guide complements the original well-received Birds of Western Africa (Borrow & Demey ; see review Bull.

ABC 38–39). With almost plates and concise authoritative text on facing pages, it offers a compact, lightweight field reference to all 1, bird species, including vagrants and visitors, recorded from Mauritania and Senegal east to.

Birds, birding and bird watching books in Gambia The Gambia and Senegal are well covered by field guides. A Field Guide to the Birds of The Gambia and Senegal by Barlow et al and Birds of Senegal and The Gambia by Borrow and Demey both cover these countries.

In addition, the western and central parts of Africa now have an excellent guide in the Birds of Western Africa by. For taxonomy, sequence and scientific names, the book generally follows The Birds of Africa, although in some cases the suggestions of Dowsett & Forbes-Watson or other recent authors, whose views are considered more advanced or consistent, are employed.

Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo.

This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently. AJS: The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa is a concise guide to the birds of that region and is based on Dr Bannerman's great classic The Birds of West Africa, which consisted of eight volumes.

The value of that work is well known but the set is now virtually unobtainable except at an enhanced price.A complete bird guide for Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, the Gambia and the whole West African region from the Atlantic to Chad and the Central African Republic in the east, and northwards from the Congo River to the Sahara at 18oNnN - the border between the Ethiopian and Palaearctic faunal regions.Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records ab species subspecies of birds, including distribution information regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more.