By: PAR Hockey, WRJ Dean and PG Ryan
1296 pages, 80 col plates, maps, keys
This benchmark reference for South African ornithology has now been greatly expanded and contains completely new text and specially commissoned artworks of 950 species, 15% of them endemic.
Roberts Birds of South Africa has been continuously in print for some 65 years and is the most popular African natural history of all time. The scope and depth of biological information included in the 7th edition far exceeds that of any previous edition. If can no longer be considered a field handbook (it weighs in at more than 5kg), it now is a major handbook that contains all current knowledge of southern African books.
Species accounts include identification, etymology, moult, population and demography, taxonomy, geographical variation and conservation issues and detailed distribution maps.
Please note that a new version of the multimedia guide, containing the text of this book, is also available
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