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Birds of West Central and Western Africa

Cyril Winthrop Mackworth-Praed

Birds of West Central and Western Africa

by Cyril Winthrop Mackworth-Praed

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Africa, West -- Identification.,
  • Birds -- Africa, French-speaking Equatorial -- Identification.,
  • Birds -- Africa, Central -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.W. Mackworth-Praed and the late C.H.B. Grant.
    SeriesAfrican handbook of birds -- ser. 3, v. 1-2
    ContributionsGrant, C. H. B. 1878-1958.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL692.W4 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075989M
    ISBN 100582031133

      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 Brand: Princeton University Press. Field Guide to the Seabirds of Britain and the World, A. by Tuck, Gerald S. and Hermann Heinzel. , pp, ISBN: hardcover; 48 color plates of + species with multiple illustrations of each bird; 57 b&w drawings, world range maps for all birds; one-paragraph of text concentrates on identification; Note! This book is cloned into at least 5 nearly identical books with.

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Birds of West Central and Western Africa by Cyril Winthrop Mackworth-Praed Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Birds of West Central and Western Africa. [C W Mackworth-Praed; C H B Grant]. 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.

Subcategories. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total. Get this from a library. Birds of western and central Africa.

[Ber van Perlo] -- This is the only pocket photographic guide to all the birds known to inhabit Western and Central Africa. African Bird Sounds: Birds of North, West and Central Africa and Neighbouring Atlantic Islands. 15 CDs. Paris: Societe d'Etudes Ornithologiques de France & London, UK: British Library.

Dowsett, RJ. and Forbes-Watson, A.D. 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 conveniently. Winner of WorldTwitch Best Bird Book - Africa This is the only pocket guide to all the species of bird known to inhabit Western and Central Africa.

Ber van Perlo introduces more than 1, species through expertly rendered full-color plates and concise, easy-to-consult entries.

The territory covered is vast--nearly 2, miles down the coast and over 1, miles inland, including not. Presenting the most essential, up-to-date information in convenient, highly portable form, Birds of Western and Central Africa is the definitive guide for all birders planning or simply pondering a visit to the region.

* The only field guide to illustrate and describe every known species of bird in Western and Central Africa, a vast area. 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.

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 conveniently.

Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records ab species subspecies of birds, including distribution information regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more.

This article is one of a series providing information about endemism among birds in the World's various zoogeographic zones.

For an overview of this subject see Endemism in birds. Endemic Bird Areas. Birdlife International has defined the following Endemic Bird Areas (EBAs) in the region.

São Tomé; This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. Author: Nik Borrow,Ron Demey; Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated ISBN: Category: Birds Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 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.

A Guide to the Birds of Western Africa. The first comprehensive field guide to the birds of West Africa.

colour plates depicting over species. pages. Helm & Princeton University Press BIRDS OF WEST CENTRAL AND WESTERN AFRICA SERIES 3 VOLUME 2 written by Mackworth-Praed, C.W.

Grant, C.H.B. published by Longman (STOCK CODE: ) for sale by Stella & Rose's Books. The country is located in Central and West Africa known as the hinge of on remains little known ornithologically, despite being the richest country in West Africa for birds.

It is probably the most accessible country in West-Central Africa with many exceptionally exciting birds. Birds of West Central and Western Africa / by C. Mackworth-Praed and C. Grant Longman [London] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for.

The eGuide to Birds of East Africa is an interactive companion to Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe's Birds of East Africa field guide – the essential guide for birdwatchers visiting this spectacular region.

It covers Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. This application has specific features that will enhance your birding experience. WorldTwitch Book Awards Parisoma lugens, have been replaced by much better paintings of the same species in Birds of Western and Central Africa.

At least until the Borrow & Demey field guide comes out, this is the book to carry in the field in West Africa, while the. South African Red Data Books - Birds Report No. 97 by R.K. Brooke Threatened Birds of Africa and its Related Islands ICPB/IUCN Bird Red Data Book, Part 1 by N.J.

Collar and S.N. Stuart (Eds) Top Birding Spots in Southern Africa by H. Chittenden Where to Watch Birds in Uganda by Jonathan Rossouw and Marco Sacchi Portfolio of South African Owls by C.G.

Finch-Davies. West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert. The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million.

The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants (). The regional migration context Migration in the West and Central Africa is characterized by the following: (a) The region exhibits dynamic migratory patterns and has had a long history of intraregional, as well as interregional, migration flows.

West Africa provides the strongest example of intraregional migration flows in sub-Saharan Africa, with 70 per cent of migratory. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa.

Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate This is eighth volume of an authoritative nine-volume reference work that covers birdlife in the whole of the Western Palearctic--including all of Europe as well as the Middle East to Turkey, Iran, and Jordan, and part of Africa.

Part VIII: Crows to Finches contains 73 comprehensive species descriptions, with sections devoted to field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality.