Covers 750 species of Southern African birds, including not only all the resident and breeding species occuring in the subregion but many of the rare visitors and vagrants. Photographs illustrate the variety of plumages and postures, including many pictures taken in flight.
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Ian Sinclair, born and educated in Northern Ireland, studied museum technology before following his deepening interest in birds, a lifetime preoccupation that has taken him to some of the world's remoter regions (including the Himalayas, Antarctica and Marion Island, where he researched seabirds). Based in Cape Town, South Africa, he let numerous birding expeditions through Africa and to the islands of the Indian Ocean. Among the many books he has written are Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands and Sasol Birds of Southern Africa.
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Book Description New Holland, London, U.K., 1990. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. 144pp; col pls. Glossary. Reading. Index. Mint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008182