Barnes, Keith (Author); Terry Stevenson (Author); John Fanshawe (Author); John Gale (Illustrator); Brian Small (Illustrator)

This spectacular field guide includes all resident, breeding and migrant species found in Greater Southern Africa.

Comprising of South Africa, Lesotho, eSwatini (formerly named Swaziland), Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia, Greater Southern Africa is a vast region home to a truly extraordinary diversity of avifauna.

The latest in the Helm Field Guide series, Birds of Greater Southern Africa describes all 1,170 regularly occurring species that are likely to be encountered in the region, from the Wandering Albatross to the Pennant-winged Nightjar. Featuring 272 colour plates by three of the world’s leading bird illustrators, this practical guide also includes concise species accounts describing key identification features, status, range, habitat and voice; distribution maps for each species are also included.

Fully illustrated throughout, this is an essential reference guide for anyone visiting or living in this wildlife-rich area.

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Helm, June 2024.  640 pages, paperback, 272 plates with colour illustrations;  colour distribution maps,