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Practical Birding: A Guide for Birdwatchers in Southern Africa

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Peter Ryan

96 pages, 90 col photos, 15 b/w illus, 10 col maps

Random House Struik

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #121748 | ISBN: 1868726088
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Describes tricky identification problems, aspects of sea and night birding and the ways in which amateur birders help to make birds the best studied group of animals in the world. Brief descriptions of Southern African habitats include a selection of top birding spots for each area.

New edition published under the title "Sasol Birdwatching in Southern Africa" (2006)

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Peter Ryan is a lecturer at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town and a keen birder who has led numerous birding tours in southern Africa. His research interests include the evolutionary ecology of birds and island conservation. He is co-editor of the current revision of Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa.

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