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Title Pocket Guide to Birds of East Africa
Author Dave Richards
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Release 2016-03-30
Category Nature
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1775843629
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This pocket-sized photographic guide to the birds of East Africa features 296 birds likely to be spotted in the region. Colourful photographs illustrate diagnostic features and plumage differences between male and female or breeding and non-breeding birds. Comparative photographs help differentiate between confusing species. Important distinguishing characteristics are highlighted in the text. Distribution maps and Swahili common names for all species are included. Introduction features a labelled bird diagram, habitat map, glossary and useful advice to birdwatchers. An invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and the many areas in East Africa that are rich in birdlife.

Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson

Title Birds of East Africa
Author Terry Stevenson
Publisher Helm
Release 2020-11-12
Category
Total Pages 624
ISBN 9781408157367
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing with the birds of this spectacular region. It is richly illustrated, and describes identification, status, range, habits and voice for all resident, migrant and vagrant species. It is indispensable for the visiting birder, and a vital tool for anyone interested in the avifauna of this region.

Title Pocket Guide Birds of East Africa
Author Dave Richards
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Release 2016-06-19
Category
Total Pages
ISBN 9781775843610
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This pocket-sized photographic guide to the birds of East Africa features 296 birds likely to be spotted in the region. Color photos illustrate diagnostic features and plumage differences between male/female and breeding/non-breeding birds, as well as species that are easily confused. Key ID characteristics are highlighted, and distribution maps and Swahili common names are included. A labeled diagram of the parts of a bird, habitat map, glossary and useful advice to birdwatchers will assist those new to birdwatching. An accessible and invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and the many places in East Africa that are rich in birdlife.

Tanzania by Philip Briggs

Title Tanzania
Author Philip Briggs
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
Release 2006
Category Travel
Total Pages 676
ISBN 9781841621531
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Bradt's ever popular Tanzania has the latest information on planning a trip, whether visitors are seeking advice on independent travel or all-inclusive safaris in luxury game lodges. The main attractions of the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and lakes Victoir and Tanganyika are covered in depth, with supporting advice on how to get the most out of photographic equipment, combating danger from hippos, crocodiles, and snakes, recommended ground tour operators, interaction with local cultures, and communicating in Swahili. Features include:

Title Pocket Guide to Mammals of East Africa
Author Chris Stuart
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Release 2013-08-22
Category
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1775840956
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

East Africa comprises a range of habitats that provide living space for more than 360 diverse species of mammal. These vary in size from the massive elephant to the tiniest bats, shrews and mice. This compact guide covers all of the common and some of the less common mammal species of the region. For each species it offers: • key identification features, behaviour, diet, breeding biology, occurrence and size • clear, full-colour photographs • track illustrations • silhouettes to indicate size relative to human figure • distribution map A section on droppings/dung of many of the animals, as well as that of relative tracks, conclude the book. Compact and easy-to-use, this is the ideal companion both for regulars and visitors to the region.

Kenya by Richard Trillo

Title Kenya
Author Richard Trillo
Publisher Rough Guides
Release 2002
Category History
Total Pages 826
ISBN 9781858288598
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate guide to East Africa's best-known destination. Features include: a full-colour section introducing Kenya's highlights; practical advice on getting the most out of Kenya, from the well-known safari parks to the little known reserves, and the highlands, lakes and deserts to downtown Nairobi and the Indian Ocean; detailed reviews of accommodation and eating options to suit every taste and budget, including luxury lodges and local restaurants; candid coverage of Kenya's history, politics, culture and environment; and maps and plans for every region.

Title Stuarts Field Guide to National Parks Game Reserves of East Africa
Author Chris & Mathilde Stuart
Publisher Penguin Random House South Africa
Release 2018-10-30
Category Travel
Total Pages 248
ISBN 1775846253
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

East Africa is known for its diverse landscapes – expansive savannas, lakes, and towering mountains – but also for its numerous protected areas: its parks and reserves that are the domain of the continent’s most spectacular wildlife. These areas play a vital role in protecting both the environment and the animals it supports, and annually play host to thousands of visitors who come to experience wild Africa. This guide to the parks and reserves of East Africa provides a valuable overview of some 58 protected areas across East Africa. The book is divided into the four East African countries Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda – and, for each park, provides essential background on geology and landscape, climate, vegetation and wildlife, capturing the essence of what each area offers. It also covers the brief history of each park. Other features include: Numerous colour photographs of animal and plant life, detailed park maps, indicating places of interest and best sites to view key species, text panels with highlights, facilities and activities, wildlife facts, and important alerts, a photographic gallery of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and trees, for quick identification of common species. This must-have guide to the region’s protected areas will prove indispensable to local and international visitors to the region and to all nature enthusiasts. Sales points: Key background on the character and features of each park, generously supported by full colour photographs and detailed maps, information boxes provide highlights at a glance, a concise gallery of animals and plants to aid identification.

A Guide to Field Guides by Diane Schmidt

Title A Guide to Field Guides
Author Diane Schmidt
Publisher Libraries Unlimited
Release 1999
Category Nature
Total Pages 344
ISBN 9781563087073
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Anderson s Travel Companion by Compiled by Sarah Anderson

Title Anderson s Travel Companion
Author Compiled by Sarah Anderson
Publisher Routledge
Release 2016-12-05
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 584
ISBN 1351958399
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A selection of the best in travel writing, with both fiction and non-fiction presented together, this companion is for all those who like travelling, like to think about travelling, and who take an interest in their destination. It covers guidebooks as well as books about food, history, art and architecture, religion, outdoor activities, illustrated books, autobiographies, biographies and fiction and lists books both in and out of print. Anderson's Travel Companion is arranged first by continent, then alphabetically by country and then by subject, cross-referenced where necessary. There is a separate section for guidebooks and comprehensive indexes. Sarah Anderson founded the Travel Bookshop in 1979 and is also a journalist and writer on travel subjects. She is known by well-known travel writers such as Michael Palin and Colin Thubron. Michael Palin chose her bookshop as his favourite shop and Colin Thubron and Geoffrey Moorhouse, among others, made suggestions for titles to include in the Travel Companion.

Northern Tanzania by Philip Briggs

Title Northern Tanzania
Author Philip Briggs
Publisher Bradt Travel Guides
Release 2009
Category Travel
Total Pages 324
ISBN 9781841622927
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Almost half of Tanzania's national parks are located in Northern Tanzania, including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. The second edition of this tightly focused guide is fully revised throughout, including extensive updates on the best accommodation in every price bracket, from luxury lodges to simple hotels and hostels, and the best of the safaris. There's in-depth coverage of the wildlife and natural history of the region, information on Tanzania's 120 tribes and how to interact with them, historical and cultural points of interest such as rock art and the discovery of tanzanite, and an introduction to the Swahili language.