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Birds of Western Africa

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print
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Birds of Western Africa

Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to...

NHBS Price: £39.99 $53/€45 approx
Borrow & Demey now in field guide format

Series: Helm Field Guides

By: Nik Borrow(Author), Ron Demey(Author)

510 pages, 150 colour plates, 1300 colour distribution maps

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Oct 2004 | Edition: 1 | #146211 | ISBN: 0713666927
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Birds of Western Africa utilises all the plates from Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide by the same authors, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a lightweight guide covering all 1285 species found in the region. Birds of Western Africa also contains an updated colour distribution map for each species and a number of new images have been painted just for Birds of Western Africa.

a vital purchase for any birder travelling to west Africa' Birding World [The authors'] knowledge and expertise shines through in this excellent field guide to one of the world's most exciting birding regions, and both are to be congratulated for completing the task admirably."
- Bull ABC (January 2007)

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The artist and author are both experienced birders who have spent agreat deal of time birding in various western African countries. They previously worked together on Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide.

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