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Where to Watch Birds in Prince Albert

Wildlife Guide

By: Japie Claassen(Author)

56 pages, colour photos, colour maps

Japie Claassen (privately published)

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #198822 | ISBN-13: 9780620536523
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

Where to Watch Birds in Prince Albert serves to be a guide to the birds of the Karoo, and more specifically Prince Albert and surrounds, for the enjoyment of every bird lover, novice or experienced. It provides clear instructions and maps so that visitors to the area may find the best locations to spot different species without trouble, and even suggests places where rare visitors have been found before. Along with full colour photographs, Where to watch birds in Prince Albert is an enjoyable and informative read in which the author shares his knowledge of the area and of the birds that populate it, and will prove an invaluable companion on birding trips and outings into the area.

Features Include:
- Compehensive guide to the best birding locations in the area
- A guide and maps to the best birding spots in town
- Clear road maps plus descriptions of the area's roads
- Full colour photographs of several Karoo species
- A list of rare birds and visitors to the area and where they may be found
- A complete birdlist for the area

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Japie Claassen is a registered tourguide and involved in many nature conservation projects. He has spent almost his entire life in the Karoo. He specializes in finding LBJ's and has been birding in the area for more than 30 years. He has an extensive knowledge of the Karoo fauna and flora and passionately shares his knowledge with anyone interested. Japie has seen more than 800 bird species of Southern Africa, has a FGASA Level 1 and is DEAT registered. Japie is married with three children. When he is not on the road, living his passion, he lives in the heart of the Great Karoo, in the town of Beaufort West.

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