With over 5,000 photographs covering all bird species in Southern Africa, this new guide promises to be a feast of information. The accompanying free app features bird calls as well as additional photographs to illustrate the different plumages of male, female, adult, juvenile, breeding or other colour variations. The five authors discuss all bird species recorded in Southern Africa in concise text, with emphasis on identification and behaviour. New distribution maps show the migration status and relative abundance of each species. Birds of Southern Africa is an essential companion for every birder to this region.