Birds in Africa – An Introduction and Survey to the Birdlife of Africa
by Rainer Christian Ertel
Over 1.350 species covered. More than 1.380 colour photographs from the author and from 80 additional international bird photographers. Each species characterized by concise text (in English); distribution maps for breeders. Schientific bird names along with English, French and German common names thus serving as a handy comparative name list for other languages as well. Many African countries are included covering most of all the important travel regions throughout the African continent.
This english version of the former german language "Vögel in Afrika" has been translated and edited in collaboration with Nik BORROW an renowned british ornithologist and book author. Many photos have been replaced and some extra species have been added. This photographic field guide is an ideal companion for ornithological excursions and safaris. For Birders, biologists, photographers and for all those who want to explore the fascinating birdlife of Africa. Comprehensive but still compact and lightweight enough to be carried along on field trips and safaris.
415 pages, more than 1350 color photos
and distribution maps.
Hardcover, 15,0 x 21,0cm, 900 gr.
About the author: Dr. Rainer Christian Ertel
The Author has devoted most of his travel over the past 30 years to the bird fauna of Africa and presents all of his knowledge and photographic harvest he has gathered over decades in this comprehensive photographic field guide.