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Field Guides & Natural History  Ornithology  Birds of Africa

500 Common Bird Calls in Southern Africa

Field / Identification Guide
By: Doug Newman(Author)
176 pages, colour photos, colour distribution maps, includes audio CD
500 Common Bird Calls in Southern Africa
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  • 500 Common Bird Calls in Southern Africa ISBN: 9781431701209 Paperback Apr 2014 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Identify bird calls with this handy guide and CD, which together feature 500 distinctive southern African species. The CD gives the best-known song or call of each species; 500 Common Bird Calls: In Southern Africa provides clear and accessible text, with a brief account for each species, including a description of the song, associated behaviour, similar-sounding species, the bird's favoured habitat type, and a distribution map. The introduction describes interesting aspects of bird vocalisations, the differences between true songbirds and non-songbirds and why calls often change with the seasons and time of day. Delve into the endlessly fascinating language of birds with this concise guide and CD.

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Doug Newman is an electrical engineer with a keen interest in birds, particularly bird calls. He is cofounder of the SimplyBirding website www.simplybirding.com, and author of the highly successful Bird Calls for Beginners, More Bird Calls for Beginners and LBJs made Simple (all published by Struik Nature).

Field / Identification Guide
By: Doug Newman(Author)
176 pages, colour photos, colour distribution maps, includes audio CD
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