Skip to Content

Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

See what other forumites recommend you should read

Moderator: hilda

User avatar
JoelR
Senior Virtual Ranger
Senior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 510
Joined: Tue Sep 12, 2006 2:36 pm
Location: Pretoria

Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby JoelR » Tue Dec 02, 2008 8:52 am


User avatar
Shidzidzii
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 507
Joined: Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:08 pm
Location: GAUTENG , S.A.

Re: Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby Shidzidzii » Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:37 am

This is beter news than a fuel price decrease.

I still use my 1980 hardcover "Birds of the Kruger Park" by Newman exclusevly when in the Kruger , kept up to date with notes etc.

It is so much easier having a specialized bird book for the park -
- you only have +-400 definate options to browse rather than 900 for the whole of South Africa .
- distribution maps are more specific and detailed
- for rare birds they mention specific locations spotted
- species accounts also give more detail specific to KNP
- also migration arrivals and departures
- the Eureka factor (you are positive that you have the correct ID)
- you get to know each page (almost)

Prime origins "best birding in kruger" is also very good for learning your "jiz" but it is still not a field guide .

This Roberts will be a winner 'cos it really fills a need .
I hope kalahari.net gets it in to spend wildcard rewards on .

User avatar
Batmad
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2729
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:05 pm
Location: Looking for Bats...

Re: Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby Batmad » Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:17 pm

I have managed/ worked my backside off to get the money and now all i need to do is wait..............................
Avid birder, wildlife enthusiast and photographer with a special interest in Bats and Birds

2014 Birding Big Year- A 365 Day quest for 800 Species of Southern African Birds

WildThing
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 189
Joined: Wed Aug 20, 2008 5:13 pm

Re: Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby WildThing » Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:26 pm

I've just purchased my copy today.
If anyone is interested Exclusive Books at Cresta had about 40 copies (at 11am today) for R169.00

User avatar
Batmad
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2729
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:05 pm
Location: Looking for Bats...

Re: Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby Batmad » Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:51 pm

THEY HAVE HIT THE SHELVES!!!!!!!!


Gonna wait and see if anyone has got it for me for christmas and if not i shall go and get it :dance:
Avid birder, wildlife enthusiast and photographer with a special interest in Bats and Birds

2014 Birding Big Year- A 365 Day quest for 800 Species of Southern African Birds

User avatar
Batmad
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2729
Joined: Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:05 pm
Location: Looking for Bats...

Re: Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park

Unread postby Batmad » Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:03 pm

And i have it!!! it is awesome!!!

deffinatly recomended!!
Avid birder, wildlife enthusiast and photographer with a special interest in Bats and Birds

2014 Birding Big Year- A 365 Day quest for 800 Species of Southern African Birds


Return to “Bookshelf”