• Birds of the Transvaal GR53 Quick View
    • Birds of the Transvaal GR53 Quick View
    • Birds of the Transvaal GR53
    • R295.00
    • The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive inventory of the birds of the Transvaal something that has not been done since 1887 when J H Gurney published the last of a six-part series in the Ibis on the birds collected in the then Trans-Vaal Republic. Birds of the Transvaal grew out of an initially modest project started…
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  • Proceedings of the Birds and Man Symposium Johannesburg April 1983    GR52 Quick View
  • Checklist of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia GR51 Quick View
    • Checklist of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia GR51 Quick View
    • Checklist of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia GR51
    • R250.00
    • This is the fourth of the series of checklists of the Birds of Northern Rhodesia, the original of which was published in 1934. 166pp, followed by 20 pages of black & white photographic plates, folding map printed in black white and red at rear, illustrated colour plates. Author : C Benson and C White Published : Publication Sponsered By The…
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  • Birds of Botswana GR56 Quick View
    • Birds of Botswana GR56 Quick View
    • Birds of Botswana GR56
    • R845.00
    • This is the first fully comprehensive guide to the birds of Botswana, illustrating and describing as it does the more than 550 species know to occur in the country. Its a field guide designed for easy carrying and the speedy location of the species. The colour plates by Kenneth Newman depict each bird in strikingly clear and accurate postures, with…
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  • Southern African Bird Names Explained GR147 Quick View
    • Southern African Bird Names Explained GR147 Quick View
    • Southern African Bird Names Explained GR147
    • R895.00
    • The History behind the naming of the bird species in Southern Africa reveals interesting aspects of the experience of the early naturalists and explorers of our country such as Burchell and Le Vaillant. Many bird species were names in their honour. On the other hand one learns that the Latin names of the bird species are descriptive of the physical…
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  • The Sunbirds Of Southern Africa GR122 Quick View
    • The Sunbirds Of Southern Africa GR122 Quick View
    • The Sunbirds Of Southern Africa GR122
    • R550.00
    • Published for the Trustees of the South African Bird Book Fund by A. A. Balkema, 1967. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Cuthbert John (Jack) Skead (1912-2006) was a South African ornithologist, although he was originally trained as a sheep and dairy farmer. During his career, he published more than 100 articles and books about birds. The trustees are grateful for the help…
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  • Waterbirds: the Birds of Southern Africa’s Wetlands GR119 Quick View
    • Waterbirds: the Birds of Southern Africa’s Wetlands GR119 Quick View
    • Waterbirds: the Birds of Southern Africa’s Wetlands GR119
    • R475.00
    • Over 80 species of waterbird, including kingfishers, flamingos and herons, are described in this study of the ornithological inhabitants of the great wetlands of Southern Africa. Photographs combine with text to provide a wealth of information on the different species. Authors: Tarboton, Warwick; Dennis, Nigel Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd Published: August 1993
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  • The owls of Southern Africa GR104 Quick View
  • A delight of owls: African owls observed GR101 Quick View
    • A delight of owls: African owls observed GR101 Quick View
    • A delight of owls: African owls observed GR101
    • R275.00
    • The perfect predator of the night sky is explored with enthusiasm and passion in this updated edition of a classic reference on African owls. Delving into the lives of 12 species of owls found throughout southern Africa, each avian has its own chapter with beautiful photographs liberally filling the pages. The informative and detailed descriptions cover a range of knowledge--from…
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  • Attracting birds to your garden in Southern Africa GR96 Quick View
    • Attracting birds to your garden in Southern Africa GR96 Quick View
    • Attracting birds to your garden in Southern Africa GR96
    • R295.00
    • A practical and informative guide to attracting birds to your garden and encouraging them to take up residence. It is an indispensable handbook for anyone with an interest in gardening or birds. This book will impel you to reconsider your present gardening strategy. Author: Trendler, Roy Edition: 1st Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Struik Publishers Published: January 1994
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  • Newmanʼs Garden Birds GR95 Quick View
  • Everyones Guide to South African Birds GR94 Quick View
    • Everyones Guide to South African Birds GR94 Quick View
    • Everyones Guide to South African Birds GR94
    • R250.00
    • From the parched west to the lush coastal forests, from the bushveld to the sea, from the cities to the open grasslands, 200 South African bird species have been carefully selected and are presented here in full colour. Author: John Sinclair; John Mendelsohn; Peter Johnson [Photographer] Binding: Hardcover Signed Publisher: Johannesburg: Central News Agency, 1989. Published: January 1989
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  • Birds of prey of Southern Africa; Their identification & life histories  GR90 / 2 / 1 Quick View
  • Birds by Night GR84 Quick View
    • Birds by Night GR84 Quick View
    • Birds by Night GR84
    • R895.00
    • An investigation into the relationship between nocturnal birds and the particular environment they inhabit. The author explores the sensory problems posed by nocturnal lifestyles, and strategies/specializations which have evolved in response. Author: Graham Martin Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Poyser Published: February 1990
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  • The Doves, Parrots, Louries, and Cuckoos of Southern Africa GR82 Quick View
    • The Doves, Parrots, Louries, and Cuckoos of Southern Africa GR82 Quick View
    • The Doves, Parrots, Louries, and Cuckoos of Southern Africa GR82
    • R395.00
    • This is the authoritative work on an important and interesting group of birds. M K Rowan sets out in comprehensive detail the habitat, distribution, frequency, description, social organisation, maintenance activities, reproduction, population dynamics and relations with man of every Southern African member of the four orders of birds under review. (Columbiformems, Psittaci-forms, musophagiformes, Cuculi-forms) the area covered is South Africa,…
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  • Ornithology for Africa GR72 Quick View
    • Ornithology for Africa GR72 Quick View
    • Ornithology for Africa GR72
    • R490.00
    • This is the first book on ornithology to focus on the southern hemisphere using African examples, Ornithology for Africa has been specially written for users on the southern side of the equator. It is based on a series of lectures on the biology of birds, which the author has presented over the years to adult audiences throughout southern Africa. The…
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  • Birds of the Southwestern Cape and where to watch them GR54 Quick View
    • Birds of the Southwestern Cape and where to watch them GR54 Quick View
    • Birds of the Southwestern Cape and where to watch them GR54
    • R395.00
    • The South Western Cape offers you the opportunity to bird in areas of great scenic beauty. The region is geographically diverse, with the most predominant vegetation being fynbos and renosterveld, afromontane forest and karroid shrubland. This area includes some 380 species and has a number of interesting endemics and specials. 3 species are found only in this region with another…
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  • Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa GR50 Quick View
    • Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa GR50 Quick View
    • Field Guide to the Birds of East and Central Africa GR50
    • R195.00
    • John Williams the author whose official position is Curator of Birds at Nairobi's Coryndon Museum. Roger Tory Peterson comments there is no question that John Williams is the sharpest field observer I have encountered in that great continent. In this book over 450 species are described and illustrated, all of the birds a tourist is most likely to find, and…
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  • The Bird Atlas of Natal GR48 Quick View
    • The Bird Atlas of Natal GR48 Quick View
    • The Bird Atlas of Natal GR48
    • R200.00
    • The Bird Atlas of Natal is quiet unlike all other Southern African Bird books. The observations of the authors and bird watchers throughout the Province during the period January 1970 to December 1979 have plotted onto maps which offer a precise record of the distribution of 530 species. For each of these birds there is also a short description of…
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  • The Status and Conservation of Birds of Prey in the Transvaal  7/10  GR46 Quick View
  • Birdlife in Southern Africa  GR49 Quick View
  • Call Finder Device Used JP Quick View
    • Call Finder Device Used JP Quick View
    • Call Finder Device Used JP
    • R350.00
    • The Callfinder® is battery operated and easy to use. It doesn't depend on internet or network coverage and has no complicated menus or operating instructions. Briza uses new printing technology to print an invisible grid over every photo. The eye of the Callfinder® reads this grid and recalls the bird's call from its internal memory card. For the first time bird calls…
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  • Abundant Herds  HB3 Quick View
    • Abundant Herds  HB3 Quick View
    • Abundant Herds HB3
    • R350.00
    • An appreciation of the creative imagination and linguistic versatility of the Zulu people. Author(s): Marguerite Poland, David Hammond, Tooke Leigh Voight Condition: 8/10 Cover: Hardcover
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  • South Africa the Beautiful Celebrating the Land JP29 Quick View
    • South Africa the Beautiful Celebrating the Land JP29 Quick View
    • South Africa the Beautiful Celebrating the Land JP29
    • R395.00
    • Diverse as political opinion may be, there is one aspect on which all South Africans will agree - their country is indeed beautiful, a country richly endowed with culture, mineral wealth, natural splendours, wilderness and wildlife that is the envy of the world. Author(s): Brian Johnson Barker Condition: 8/10 Cover: Hard Cover
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  • Majestic Southern Africa Land of Beauty and Splendor (9/10)  JP30 Quick View
  • Ecological Intelligence: Rediscovering Ourselves in Nature (8/10)  HB5 Quick View
  • A Guide to the Birds of East Africa (9/10)  HB17 Quick View
    • A Guide to the Birds of East Africa (9/10)  HB17 Quick View
    • A Guide to the Birds of East Africa (9/10) HB17
    • R295.00
    • A beguiling novel that does for contemporary Kenya and its 1,000 species of birds what Alexander McCall Smith’s Ladies Detective series does for Botswana For the past three years, the widower Mr. Malik has been secretly in love with Rose Mbikwa, a woman who leads the weekly bird walks sponsored by the East African Ornithological Society. Reserved and honorable, Malik…
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  • The Genius of Birds  HB4 Quick View
    • The Genius of Birds  HB4 Quick View
    • The Genius of Birds HB4
    • R295.00
    • Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight. Author(s): Jennifer Ackerman Condition: 9/10 Cover: Soft
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  • Life on the Wing (9/10)  HB25 Quick View
    • Life on the Wing (9/10)  HB25 Quick View
    • Life on the Wing (9/10) HB25
    • R195.00
    • From dainty avocets prancing along the seashore to panic-stricken waxwings frenziedly gobbling berries, from barking barnacle geese to soaring skylarks, Derwent May writes about birds in a very special way. As he goes in search of birdlife in a variety of places - the English lanes and rolling corn fields that he loves, the lonely Essex marshes, the remote bird-haunted…
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  • Birders – Tales of a Tribe (7/10)  HB6 Quick View
    • Birders – Tales of a Tribe (7/10)  HB6 Quick View
    • Birders – Tales of a Tribe (7/10) HB6
    • R250.00
    • Since 1972 Mark Cocker has been a member of a community of obsessional people, almost all male, who sacrifice most of their spare time, a good deal of money, sometimes their chances of a partner or family, even occasionally their lives, to watch birds. Birders is the story of this community, of its characters, its rules, its equipment and its adventures…
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  • Shorebirds of N America, Europe & Asia (7/10)  HB18 Quick View
    • Shorebirds of N America, Europe & Asia (7/10)  HB18 Quick View
    • Shorebirds of N America, Europe & Asia (7/10) HB18
    • R420.00
    • Shorebirds of North America, Europe, and Asia is a quick-reference field guide to the sandpipers, plovers, stints, and other shorebirds found on these continents. The exhaustive and superbly detailed color plates show the birds at rest and in flight, and in every plumage variant likely to be encountered. Species are treated plumage by plumage alongside images of similar species they are…
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  • The Jewel Hunter (9/10)  HB7 Quick View
    • The Jewel Hunter (9/10)  HB7 Quick View
    • The Jewel Hunter (9/10) HB7
    • R295.00
    • A tale of one man's obsession with rainforest jewels, this is the story of an impossible dream: a quest to see every one of the world's most elusive avian gems--a group of birds known as pittas--in a single year Author(s): Warwick Tarboton Condition: 8/10 Cover: Soft
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  • Bird Migration (9/10)  HB22 Quick View
    • Bird Migration (9/10)  HB22 Quick View
    • Bird Migration (9/10) HB22
    • R295.00
    • One of the greatest pleasures of having a garden is to be able to observe and identify the great number of animal species, which may feed, bathe and reside there, or simply fly over or pass through. This book combines full identification and behavioural features of over 250 common species, including birds, mammals, amphibians, wasps and bees, beetles and spiders,…
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  • Nest & Eggs of South Africa (8/10)  HB16 Quick View
    • Nest & Eggs of South Africa (8/10)  HB16 Quick View
    • Nest & Eggs of South Africa (8/10) HB16
    • R195.00
    • This new field guide deals with the nesting habits of the 730 bird species known to breed in southern Africa. It is set out in a standard field-guide format (text pages facing colour plates), covering 4–5 species per double-page spread. The information given is an up-to-date summary of what is known about the nesting habits of each species: where they…
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  • Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands  HB8 Quick View
    • Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands  HB8 Quick View
    • Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands HB8
    • R205.00
    • Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes – an area that boasts high levels of endemism. Author(s): Ian Sinclair, Olivier Langrand Condition: 8/10 Cover: Soft
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  • Birds – Discover the World of Birds  JH Quick View
    • Birds – Discover the World of Birds  JH Quick View
    • Birds – Discover the World of Birds JH
    • R395.00
    • This volume presents a detailed look at the world of birds, including everything from how they find food and care for their young to how they can be identified and protected. It is split into clear sections to aid navigation between different topics. Author(s): Barbara Taylor, Ginny Johnson Condition: 6/10 Cover: Soft
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  • The First Safari Searching for Francois Levaillant (9/10) JH Quick View
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    • The First Safari Searching for Francois Levaillant (9/10) JH
    • R235.00
    • Francois Levaillant was the first and greatest South African birder, the first major figure of modern ornithology, the creator of the first safari, the first anthropologist of the Cape and our first investigative reporter criticising colonial brutality. He predicted the rebellion of the frontier Boers and was the first to portray the dilemmas of coloured identity. His work in creating…
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  • A Search for the Rarest Bird in the World (9/10)  JH Quick View
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    • A Search for the Rarest Bird in the World (9/10) JH
    • R250.00
    • Part detective trail, part love affair and pure story telling at its best. In 199 an expedition of Cambridge scientists arrived at the Plains of Nechisar, tucked between the hills of the Great Rift Valley in the Gamo Gofa province in the country of Ethiopia. On that expedition they collected twenty three species of small mammals, a rodent, a bat;…
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  • A Tree for the Birds  JH Quick View
    • A Tree for the Birds  JH Quick View
    • A Tree for the Birds JH
    • R230.00
    • "In this long-awaited follow-up to his international success, The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World, Vernon Head once again reveals his mastery of the genre of nature writing. This time with a novel, A Tree for the Birds. In this remarkable book, Head captivates and enchants us as he tells of the adventures of Chrisnelt, Chaminda and Pastor…
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  • Insider’s Guide to Bird Photography in Southern Africa ( 6/10)  JH Quick View
    • Insider’s Guide to Bird Photography in Southern Africa ( 6/10)  JH Quick View
    • Insider’s Guide to Bird Photography in Southern Africa ( 6/10) JH
    • R275.00
    • Whether you are new to bird photography or already a passionate hobbyist, this guide will teach you all the tools, techniques and creative ideas required to take your bird photography to the next level. It covers everything you need to know to make your images look spectacular, including how to choose the right equipment, where to look for birds and…
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