Birding in South Africa's National Parks

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Birding in South Africa's National Parks

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Birding in South Africa's National Parks - Rob Little

A new publication on birding in SA National Parks
The Parks are divided into regions - Northern, Frontier etc.
Then there is a chapter on each park with sections covering biogeography and habitats and birding specifics of that park. There is a map of where the park is in SA, and a basic map of the park itself. The "specials" of each park are also listed.

The last section is a table of all the birds in SA and which parks they are found in.

A few photos are interspersed throughout the book.

IMO, the book is a bit basic and "thin" on info. A book of 180 odd pages covering the numerous parks (3 to 4 pages per park) does not give sufficient coverage and detail. Perhaps more for the casual visitor and new birder?
But it's still interesting and wasn't too expensive so worth getting.

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Thanks for sharing Yoda :thumbs_up: .

Might just be another guide to add to ones current library of bird books :hmz: .
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Yoda wrote:IMO, the book is a bit basic and "thin" on info.
But it's still interesting and wasn't too expensive so worth getting.

barryels wrote:Might just be another guide to add to ones current library of bird books :hmz: .


I'd read similar reviews and agree with the quotes - perhaps it was the stunning cover photo that persuaded me - took a chance and this book was added to my Roberts & Raptor Guide "take-along" library prior to our KTP September trip - the end result, my first Pygmy Falcon sighting :thumbs_up: - maybe luck does rub off :lol:
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