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.
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.
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)