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Birds of the Horn of Africa:
Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and Socotra
Nigel Redman, Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe

Paperback | 2009 | $40.00 / £27.95 | ISBN: 9780691143453
488 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 | 213 color plates. 1,000 maps.
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Birds of the Horn of Africa is the first field guide to the more than 1,000 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 2,600 illustrations on 213 full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species. Detailed species accounts on facing pages include descriptions of key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice. This field-ready guide also includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about bird habitats. Birds of the Horn of Africa is an essential resource for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region.

  • The first field guide to the birds of northeast Africa
  • Covers more than 1,000 species, including all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds
  • Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 color plates
  • Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, habitat, status, voice, and more
  • Provides a color distribution map for every species

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"Birds of the Hom of Africa is another excellent publication in the Princeton Field Guides series."--Frederic Brock, Wildlife Activist

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"Birds of the Horn of Africa is a welcome addition to the literature on the birds of Africa. . . . [I]t is an outstanding work."--Emil K. Urban, Augusta State University

"This eagerly awaited field guide is the first ever to cover the stunning birds of an outstanding region. . . . With its unrivalled, truly authoritative coverage, Birds of the Horn of Africa is indispensable for birders and ornithologists alike."--C. Hilary Fry, University of Aberdeen

"This is one of the best field guides in the world. The writing is of a very high standard, and I am impressed by the overall quality of the plates and attention paid to local subspecies. Birds of the Horn of Africa is the premier field guide to the region."--Keith N. Barnes, editor of The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland

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