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Some game birds of West Africa

William Alexander Fairbairn

Some game birds of West Africa

by William Alexander Fairbairn

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Published by Oliver & Boyd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated with 9 colour plates by P.M. Sumner.
The Physical Object
Pagination92p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20412933M

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This category is for articles about birds found in West Africa which, for the purpose of this category, is defined as Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo. "A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa describes 1, species, representing the entire avifauna of the region. There are original color plates, all painted by the same leading illustrator, comprising over 3, figures and depicting almost all the species described.

Grebes Little grebe, Tachybaptus ruficollis Pied-billed grebe, Podilymbus podiceps Horned grebe, Podiceps auritus (V) Red-necked grebe, Podiceps grisegena (V) Great crested grebe, Podiceps cristatus Eared grebe, Podiceps nigricollis. An impressive 50 avian species can only be found in South Africa, giving birders a prime opportunity to spot something very special. In addition, there are many intra-African migrant birds that hail from across the globe. Some have their origins in China, Europe and even the Arctic and Antarctic.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bannerman, David Armitage, Larger birds of West Africa. London: Penguin Books, (OCoLC)   : Handbook of the Birds of West Africa.: b.w. frontis. and text illus. by Gronvold, map, pp, Size: 8vo.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairbairn, William Alexander. Some game birds of West Africa. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Some game birds of West Africa. Illustrated with 9 colour plates.

[William Alexander Fairbairn]. SOME COMMON BIRDS OF WEST AFRICA: Foreword By H. Thompson W. Fairbairn,F.R.G.S., M.B.O.U., Foresty Department, Nigeria) Published by.

"Winner of the Best Bird Book - Africa, Worldtwitch" "Anyone with an interest in West African birds will want to own this book. We have been waiting for some considerable time for someone to produce a modern guide to West African birds, so Nik Borrow and Ron Demey are to be congratulated for completing the task admirablyCited by: This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region―from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference/5(14). About this book. Birds of Western Africa (Helm, ) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo.

This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a. Country or region: Western Africa [ map] Description: Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Rep.

of Congo, Angola. Number of species: This book is the first-ever field guide to the birds of Ghana (and neighbouring Togo) and it uses almost 2, illustrations from Birds of Western Africa, recomposed into a new set of colour plates, with a more detailed text and colour maps specific to Ghana.

A total of species is included, including all residents, migrants and vagrants. The African Olive Pigeon or Rameron Pigeon is a pigeon which is a resident breeding bird in much of eastern and southern Africa from Ethiopia to the Cape.

It is locally common, although there are sizeable gaps in its distribution due to its habitat requirements. The adult male African Olive Pigeon is a large pigeon at 37 to 42 cm in length and a weight of to g. To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal by: 1.

With nearly 2, species to be seen - of which about 1, are found nowhere else, Africa offers a lifetime of birding opportunities. So which books should you use. In this article, Keith Betton presents his views. You can obtain your books and other media from Wildsounds, our book supplier by going to the Books and Sounds section of our SHOP.

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Western Africa, as defined here and subsequently defined as ‘the region’, comprises the 23 countries, south of the Sahara, from Mauritania in the northwest, to Chad and the Central African Republic in the east, and Congo-Brazzaville in the southeast, including the Cape Verde and Gulf of Guinea Size: KB.

With more birders now visiting western Africa and, finally, able to use a book worthy of the title 'field guide', I imagine future editions will contain even more species as many exciting discoveries surely await in this region.

We have waited some considerable time for a modern and usable field guide to West African birds. AJS: The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa is a concise guide to the birds of that region and is based on Dr Bannerman's great classic The Birds of West Africa, which consisted of eight volumes.

The value of that work is well known but the set is now virtually unobtainable except at an enhanced price. This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1, species of birds found in the region—from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo.

It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive species accounts have been. About this book. This new edition of Birds of Africa South of the Sahara contains some updated images along with fully revised text, capturing the latest information available.

It provides unrivalled coverage of African birds in a single volume, and is the only book to describe and illustrate all the birds found in Africa south of the Sahara Desert (the Afrotropic Region), including Price Range: £ - £ Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide About this book.

Major handbook describing and illustrating species occuring in the western countries of Africa. Ron Demey is a freelance ornithologist who has lived and worked in several West African countries for many years.

During this time he has travelled extensively in the. About this App Birds of Africa is an identification guide to more than 1, species of birds on the checklists of West Africa.

It was developed as an aid to conservation and is an asset of The African Bird Club. Key Features Free for anyone to download anywhere in the world Comprehensive and Lite Country Species lists full-screen, pinch-zoom photos for ALL species showing Male Category: EDUCATION.Buy A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa 01 by William Searle, Gerard J.

Morel, Wolfgang Hartwig (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(8).About this book. Birds of Western Africa utilises all the plates from Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide by the same authors, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a lightweight guide covering all species found in the region.

Birds of Western Africa also contains an updated colour distribution map for each species and a number of new images have been.