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    This remarkable collection of birding stories, written by some of our most intrepid bird observers, will convert a new generation of South African ornithologists and watchers of wilderness.

    Bird Watching

    Fascinated by birds? Curious about their habitats and flight patterns? Get up close and personal with British Birds, and improve your identification skills. Ideal for: Perfect for all bird enthusiasts.

    Penguins of boulders

    The Penguins of Boulders is a charming illustration into the lives of one of the most adorable and charismatic creatures on earth – the African penguin. Situated on the eastern shores of False Bay, and in the town of Simons Town, the Boulders area forms one of the only protected mainland breeding colonies of African penguin, on the entire African continent. Dirk Schmidt has captured more than 100 full colour images and provides interesting facts on the lives of these quaint animals allowing us a beautiful insight into this vulnerable bird species forming part of the vast diversity of life on the African continent.

    Pocket Guide to Birds of Southern Africa

    R110,00 R135,00
    To both the beginner and the experienced birdwatcher this compact guide will prove as indispensable as binoculars. Special features: Fits your pocket; Practical & user-friendly; Over 400 bird species; Excellent colour photographs; Logical grouping of birds; Concise biological information; English & Afrikaans names; Southern African bird numbers; Distribution maps according to the new bird atlas; Index. An essential aid for nature-lovers and heavy-weight birders, you cannot afford to be without this book.

    Encyclopedia of Birds

    R150,00 R1 030,33
    This illustrated volume profiles more than 400 species from all continents and climates, from the greater flamingo to the snowy owl, from the golden eagle to the canary.

    Latin for birdwatchers

    R69,00 R230,00
    This book introduces readers to the scientific and everyday Latin (and occasionally Greek) words used to describe bird species. In addition to over 3,000 definitions, the book profiles 12 great ornithologists, looks in depth at 20 bird genera, and contains over 200 beautiful ornithological illustrations.

    Birds New to Science: 50 Years of Avian Discoveries

    R1 029,00 R1 210,00

    The Secret Life of the Owl

    R153,00 R175,00
    But owls - with the sapient flatness of their faces, their big, round eyes, their paternal expressions - are also reassuringly familiar. We see them as wise, like Athena's owl, and loyal, like Harry Potter's Hedwig. In The Secret Life of the Owl, John Lewis-Stempel explores the legends and history of the owl.

    NewmanÆs birds of Southern Africa

    R280,00 R320,00
    This edition of Newman's birds of Southern Africa at once updates a classic and pays tribute to one of the region's birding authors, the late Kenneth Newman.

    300 Easy-to-see birds in Southern Africa

    R166,00 R190,00
    This practical, straightforward guide to some of the most commonly seen birds in southern Africa is aimed at beginner birders, or even juniors. Less daunting than a full-blown field guide, itÆs handy and accessible, combining simple text with clear artwork and photographs to introduce 300 of the regionÆs easy-to-see birds.

    Sakgids tot voels van Suider-Afrika

    R115,00 R135,00
    Vir sowel die beginner as die meer ervare voelkyker is die kompakte klein gids die antwoord.

    What's that bird?

    R228,00 R260,00
    What's that bird? offers the budding birder an easy entry into the often bewildering world of bird identification. Simple and direct in its approach, it groups birds according to family likeness or common habitat or, occasionally, species that are likely to be confused with one another.

    Southern African Birdfinder

    R315,00 R360,00
    Southern African birdfinder - where to find over 1400 bird species from South Africa to Zambia, is the essential companion to all local bird field guides.

    First field guide to birds of prey of Southern Africa

    R66,00 R75,00
    Sasol First Field Guide to Birds of Prey of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the birdlife of the region. With the help of full-colour photo graphs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the young adult and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common birds of prey in southern Africa.

    The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds

    R376,00 R430,00
    From hummingbirds weighing less than a coin to monkey-eating eagles, this work celebrates different birds, photographed and studied in their natural environments around the world. It lets you explore the complete bird story: from their origins to information on flight, anatomy, feeding, communication, breeding, habitat, migrations and life cycles.

    Teach Yourself Bird Watching: A Primer of Ornithology

    R166,00 R195,00
    Appreciating the rich diversity of bird life on our island is about more than just looking out of the window. This beautiful book of birds, first published in 1962, is a wonderful resource for any amateur ornithologist of the present - or the past.