Bats of Southern and Central Africa

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Bats of Southern and Central Africa

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Bats of Southern and Central Africa, A Biogeographical and Taxonomic Synthesis by Manodjem, Tayler, Cotterill & Schoeman

An in depth synopsis of Southern and Central African bats.

The first chapter deals with general bat info, how they roost etc.

The bulk of the book is a species by species account.
A description, info on distribution (with maps), foraging, roosting, reproduction etc
With a lot of species there is a call spectrogram (graph representation of the call) and a detailed discussion on the calls (duration, frequency etc)
There is a photo of most species, including museum specimens and skulls.

This sort of publication is not going to be cheap, but I managed to track down a decent priced copy at AWN.

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Just the sort of bedtime reading that I like!! (Not joking)!
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Afriphile wrote:Just the sort of bedtime reading that I like!! (Not joking)!

If you collect wildlife books as I do, it's definitely worth getting.
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