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    Pocket Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

    R100,00 R135,00
    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.

    Sappi birds of South Africa

    R1 300,00
    The ultimate guide to all South African bird species: Pictorial, factual and audible! Sappi Birds of South Africa with Callfinder is for everyone and is especially useful for tour guides, trainers and game rangers.

    Latin for birdwatchers

    R69,00 R230,00
    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.

    Birds of the Kruger National Park

    R215,00 R250,00
    The Kruger National Park, one of the largest and best-known conservation areas in the world, supports a remarkable diversity of birds. This attractive and handy field guide lists more than 500 species that have been recorded here, and provides full-colour photographs, detailed distribution maps and succinct information.

    NewmanÆs birds of Southern Africa

    R255,00 R300,00
    This edition of Newman's birds of Southern Africa at once updates a classic and pays tribute to one of the region's birding authors, the late Kenneth Newman.

    500 Common bird calls in Southern Africa

    R200,00 R240,00
    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.

    Bird Watching

    R79,00 R275,11
    Fascinated by birds? Curious about their habitats and flight patterns? Get up close and personal with British Birds, and improve your identification skills. Ideal for: Perfect for all bird enthusiasts.

    Basic Bird ID

    R110,00
    This title focuses on the essence of how to go about identifying birds. Topics covered include size, shape, bill length, and other physical features that provide clues to the birdsÆ lifestyle and identity. Full colour photographs and simple line drawings support the text.

    Beat about the bush

    R265,00 R330,00
    Beat about the Bush is the most comprehensive bush and field companion available. In addition, it is set in a question and user-friendly answer format. The result is an insightful reference book in a style that appeals to novices, birders, tourists, bush enthusiasts and field guides alike.

    Sounds of the African bush

    R110,00
    Animals are often heard before they are spotted, and this book serves as an excellent guide to help identify 76 creatures (mammals, birds, amphibians and insects), based primarily on their calls. For each of the species listed, there is a full-colour photograph, distribution map and brief facts about its life history and behaviour.

    Encyclopedia of Birds

    R400,00 R970,52
    This illustrated volume profiles more than 400 species from all continents and climates, from the greater flamingo to the snowy owl, from the golden eagle to the canary.

    What's that bird?

    R215,00
    What's that bird? offers the budding birder an easy entry into the often bewildering world of bird identification. Simple and direct in its approach, it groups birds according to family likeness or common habitat or, occasionally, species that are likely to be confused with one another.

    Down To The Sea In Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men

    R211,00 R230,00
    Deals with two container ships on their epic voyages across the globe and experiences unforgettable journeys. This book reveals the history and incident, seafarers unfold the stories of their lives, and a portrait of the oceans and their human subjects emerges.

    The Birds of Ireland: A Field Guide

    R246,00 R418,02
    The first photographic identification guide to the birds of Ireland in an easy, quick reference format. The key identification features of each bird are shown, with concise descriptions and pointers to indicate important features. This field guide is endorsed by BirdWatch Ireland, Ireland's leading bird conservation organisation.