Identify bird calls with this handy guide and CD, which together feature 500 distinctive southern African species. The introduction describes interesting aspects of bird vocalisations, the differences between true songbirds and non-songbirds and why calls often change with the seasons and time of day.
Fascinated by birds? Curious about their habitats and flight patterns? Get up close and personal with British Birds, and improve your identification skills.
Perfect for all bird enthusiasts.
To both the beginner and the experienced birdwatcher this compact guide will prove as indispensable as binoculars. Special features: Fits your pocket; Practical & user-friendly; Over 400 bird species; Excellent colour photographs; Logical grouping of birds; Concise biological information; English & Afrikaans names; Southern African bird numbers; Distribution maps according to the new bird atlas; Index. An essential aid for nature-lovers and heavy-weight birders, you cannot afford to be without this book.
This book introduces readers to the scientific and everyday Latin (and occasionally Greek) words used to describe bird species. In addition to over 3,000 definitions, the book profiles 12 great ornithologists, looks in depth at 20 bird genera, and contains over 200 beautiful ornithological illustrations.
A guide to bird-watching for beginners. It Features over 150 common European birds, habitat overviews that show you what to look for where and commonly confused birds are shown side by side for quick comparison and identification. It also serves as a reference for seasoned bird-watcher.
Featuring photography from Chicagos renowned Field Museum, this book explores 600 examples at actual size, alongside pattern details, clutch images, breeding range maps, and engravings of all the birds.
Award-winning author Stan Tekiela details what foods to provide to keep woodpeckers coming back, as well as which feeders they prefer and why, in this all-in-one guide to attracting and feeding woodpeckers.