Working for birds in Africa.
Working for birds in Africa. Rainer Christian Ertel (translated, supplemented and revised with the assistance of Nik Borrow), 2011. Nottuln: Fauna Verlag. 415 pp, 170 colour plates of photographs. ISBN 978-3-935980-16-6. Ertel's book covers more than 1,300 species using a single photograph for each.
by Rainer Christian Ertel; Nik Borrow. Published by Fauna Verlag. An introduction and survey to the Birdlife of Africa
by Rainer Christian Ertel; Nik Borrow. Slightly better than very good condition. An introduction and survey to the Birdlife of Africa. Translated, supplemented and revised with the assistance of Nik Borrow. 415 pages (including index). Stunning colour photos plus distribution maps. Orange pictorial boards. Small nick to top of front edge of spine. ISBN: 9783935980166 Stock no. 1317144.
Ertel, Rainer Christian. Birds in Africa: An Introduction and Survey to the Birdlife of Africa. It covers all Icelandic breeding birds and regular visitors in detail and also describes numerous annual vagrants - more than 160 species in total. Hardbound: 415 pages. This book is an ideal identification guide when travelling around Iceland for experienced birdwatchers and beginners alike. The clear and concise text describes the birds' appearance and behaviour, as well their diet and habitat.
Whoever can identify the most species of birds in one week’s time gets the privilege of asking Ms. Mbikwa to the ball. not uncommon condition of presidents and other world leaders known as Worrying about Africa. Drayson's charming descriptions of the Kenyan wildlife and his sharp take on the foibles and follies of the people and politics sketch a rich picture of contemporary life in Nairobi. Fans of Alexander McCall Smith will delight in this transporting and witty novel.
CONTINENT-WIDE AFRICA. From Seabirds to Seed-eaters. by Stuart, Chris and Tilde Stuart. by Ertel, Rainer Christian. 1999, 176pp, ISBN: 0262194309. hardcover; general overview of the various bird families found in Africa; 320+ good color photos show about 270 species from about 100 families; a chapter on 12 general categories of birds (. inland waters, hole nesters, aerial feeders, et. discusses natural history of the associated families and of many of the individual species. 2011, 415pp, ISBN: 9783935980166. Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa.
State of Africa’s birds presents a summary of the data and information collected by the BirdLife Africa Partnership. Africa is rich in birds, with 2,355 species recorded on the continent. In turn, this helps us understand the wealth of other biodiversity. In general, places that are rich in bird species are also rich in other forms of biodiversity.
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There is a colour photo and a distribution map included for most species, together with a short description of the birds appearance, habitat, and song. NHBS Ambassador Nick Baker, Autumn 2011.
Africa is home to some 2341 bird species, 67% of which are endemic to the continent. We were overwhelmed by the number of photographs submitted this week! It seems that many have been enchanted by Africa’s amazing birdlife. As Rudyard Kipling said: One cannot resist the lure of Africa. We invite you to join us on an adventure to explore the amazing birdlife of Africa. Here we present 25 of the best photographs presented for this week’s theme. Next week we explore the birds of Australia.
We examined the ability to recognise birds of conservation interest among the residents living adjacent to the Serengeti National Park. Birds were surveyed using total and Block count methods from suitable vantage points. Data on ability to recognise the photo of eight selected bird species were collected in October 2011, in relation to the respondents' gender, age, tribe and education. Almost all eight species were known by at least 50% of the respondents. Bird species diversity, dominance, and vegetation cover were estimated. A total of 22,845 birds of 67 species belonging to 19 families were recorded.
Parts of a bird 8 Introduction 9 The Plates 25 Distribution Maps 259 Appendix of French and Portuguese names 333 Indices of scientific names 373 Bibliography and further reading 38. Bestsellers in Birds of Africa. SASOL Birds of Southern Africa.
Ber van Perlo has been traveling and living in Africa since his retirement from the Dutch National Forest Service in 1981. His most recent books include Collins Field Guide: Birds of Eastern Africa and Birds of Southern Africa (both Princeton). Previously he illustrated three other bird guides. Birds of East Africa.