Reynolds, Chevonne and Nicholas Tye.

This practical, straightforward guide to some of the most commonly seen birds in southern Africa is aimed at beginner birders, or even juniors. Less daunting than a full-blown field guide, it’s handy and accessible, combining simple text with clear artwork and photographs to introduce 300 of the region’s easy-to-see birds. For each bird the book offers: Simple text, including how to ‘find it’, ‘identify it’ and ‘understand it’; Colour images, both illustrations and photographs; A distribution map; Common English names, plus scientific, Afrikaans and other African names; Average size, details of the nest and the number of eggs laid on average; Interest boxes for some birds, providing extra information. Colourful, to-the-point and offering quick ID pointers, this book should find a ready market among southern African birders and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Struik Publishers, 2015. 168 pages, paperback, 1000 colour photos and colour illustrations, 300 colour distribution maps