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Photographic Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Photographic Field Guides

By: Ian Sinclair

144 pages, 300 col photos

Random House Struik

Paperback | Sep 2005 | Edition: 4 | #153457 | ISBN: 1770070834
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New edition of Sinclair's useful pocket guide, which presents approximately 265 species that are most likely to be seen in accessible habitats throughout the sub-region. Text highlights the diagnostic feature or combination of features that will enable the birdwatcher to most easily identify the bird.

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Ian Sinclair, born and educated in Northern Ireland, studied museum technology before following his deepening interest in birds, a lifetime preoccupation that has taken him to some of the world's remoter regions (including the Himalayas, Antarctica and Marion Island, where he researched seabirds). Based in Cape Town, South Africa, he let numerous birding expeditions through Africa and to the islands of the Indian Ocean. Among the many books he has written are Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands and Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.

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