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How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby Rooies » Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:31 am

There are many bird watching enthusiasts among us and I was wondering which books they are using. Here is my list, but I am sure there are folks that have plenty more.

Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa
Sasol
Roofvoel gids van Suider Afrika
Birds of Southern Africa - Newmans
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara - Sinclair, Ryan
Field guide to birds of Southern Africa - Sinclair
Nests and eggs of Southern African birds - Warwick Tarboton
Birds of a feather - compiled by Harvey Tyson
Roberts' Bird Guide: Kruger national Park and adjacent Lowveld
Pocket guide to Southern African Birds - Cillie, Oberprieler
The Important Birds Areas of Southern Africa - edited by Keith Barnes
Confusing Birds, 193 look-alike species - Newman and Solomons
Practical Birding - Peter Ryan
LBJ's - Newman, Solomons
Die Voels Rondom Ons - GJ Broekhuisen
Birds in action - Phil Hockey
The Birds Time Life Nature library.
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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby NetEk » Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:55 pm

Jammer Rooies

I forgot about this one.

Robert
Newman
Sasol
Sasol's My First bird book for kids Books 1 & 2
Sappi bird book by Jeff Lockwood
Childrens guild to birds of the KNP
And what no birder should be without: Dr Jacks Bird illistration (i think it's Jack the book with the funnt satires of birds)

I'm sure there is more way does this list look to short? Might have forgotten some.


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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:24 pm

Still counting mine. And I have given old ones away.

Roberts.
Roberts Kruger birds.
Sasol.
Collins.
Nesting birds.
Raptors of Soutern Africa.
Birds by colour.
LBJs of Southern Africa.
Birding spots of the Western Cape.

Birds of UK x2.

Peterson's birds of south, mid-west & eastern North America.
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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby hilda » Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:28 am

We have also given a few away, but what I can see in the bookshelf at the moment, are the following:

S A Birds – A Photographic Guide – Sinclair & Davidson (Also an older version in Afrikaans)
Roberts Nests and Eggs of S A Birds – Warwick Tarboton
Voëls van Suid-Afrika – Volledige Fotografiese Veldgids – Sinclair & Ryan
The Raptor Guide of S A – Ulrich Oberprieler
Die Voëlgids van Suider-Afrika – Ulrich Oberprieler and Burger Cillié
Newman’s Birds of S A – Commemorative Edition
SASOL – Voëls van Suider-Afrika – Sinclair & Hockey
SASOL – Southern African LBJs made simple – Doug Newman & Gordon King
Roberts Bird Guide – Hugh Chittenden
Veldgids tot die Voëls van die Nasionale Kruger Wildtuin – Ian Sinclair & Ian Whyte
The Chamberlain Guide to Birding Gauteng – Etienne Marais & Faansie Peacock
Newman se Voëls van Suider-Afrika – Die groen uitgawe – Kenneth Newman
SASOL Voëls van Suider-Afrika – Derde Uitgawe – Sinclair, Hockey & Tarboton
SASOL Birds of Southern Africa – Fourth Edition fully revised and updated – Sinclair, Hockey, Tarboton & Ryan
SASOL Eerste Veldgids tot Algemene Voëls van Suider-Afrika – Tracey Hawthorne
Sakgids tot Voëls van Suider-Afrika – Cillié & Oberprieler
Roberts’ VII Multimedia Birds of Southern Africa (X 2 for two computers)
Roberts Geographic Variation of Southern African Birds – Hugh Chittenden, David Allan and Ingrid Weiersbye
Pipits of Southern Africa – Faansie Peacock
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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby Shushin » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:56 pm

Which is the best one for the kruger?
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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:37 pm

Roberts Kruger birds. If it isn't in the book, it isnt in Kruger, unless it is a rare vagrant.
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Re: How many bird books do you have?

Unread postby SHELEPH » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:54 pm

- LBJs - Faansie Peocock
- SASOL Voels van Suider-Afrika
- Basic BIRD ID in Southern Africa (Peter Ginn & Geoff McIlleron
- Newman se Voels van Suider-Afrika (gedenkuitgawe)
- Newman se Voels van Suider-Afrika (1984)
- Struik-sakboekgids vir Suider-Afrika : Algemene Voels
- Roberts' Multimedia Birds of Southern Africa (PDA version 2)
- SASOL birds for ANDROID phone
- Watter voel is dit? - Kenneth Newman
- Sakgids tot voels van Suider-Afrika (Burger Cillie + Ulrich Oberprieler)
- Roberts voelgids

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