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Birds of the Horn of Africa

Nigel Redman

Birds of the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra

by Nigel Redman

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Published by Christopher Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical distribution,
  • Identification,
  • Birds,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNigel Redman, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe ; with contributions from Nik Borrow and Brian Finch ; illustrated by John Gale and Brian Small
    SeriesPrinceton field guides
    ContributionsStevenson, Terry, Fanshawe, John
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL692.H5 R43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p. :
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246238M
    ISBN 109781408157350
    LC Control Number2011535722


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The first edition was published in and the second edition in Birds of Africa south of the Sahara also covers all the species found in the Horn of Africa region. Pages in category "Birds of the Horn of Africa" The following 93 pages are in this category, out of 93 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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A fully revised and updated new edition of the acclaimed field guide to the birds of northeast Africa. Birds of the Horn of Africa is widely regarded as the best field guide to the more than 1, species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa—and it just got even better.

Now fully revised and expanded, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide has Brand: Princeton University Press. "Birds of the Horn of Africa" is the premier field guide to the region."--Keith N.

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Now fully revised and expanded, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide has been /5(42). Birds of the Horn of Africa is the first field guide to the more than 1, species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa.

Covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide features more than 2, illustrations on full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species/5(42).

In total, the Horn of Africa is host to more than 1, bird species, or nearly half of all bird species found in sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Horn of Africa is a great area for larks, with a number of endemic and rarely seen species, and the plates for this group are some of the best in the book. The text and map for each species is directly opposite the plate, exactly where they should be, and the excellent design and layout make the guide a joy to leaf through.

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The Horn of Africa has the highest endemism of any region in Africa, and around 70 species are found nowhere else in the world.

Many of these are confined to the isolated highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea, but a large number of larks specialise in the arid parts of Somalia and adjoining eastern Ethiopia, whilst the island of Socotra has its own suite.

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History Book Review: Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra (Princeton Field Guides) by Nigel Redman, Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe HistoryBookMix   The Horn of Africa is a special place to go birding and should be on every serious birder's bucket list; this guide, therefore, is a must on every bookshelf or in every travel bag, including mine.

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