Paperback, 2009, Collins. Illustrated. Paper cover is slightly marked. Pageblock has two dark lines across the width. Clean copy internally. Southern Africa is becoming an increasingly popular destination for people who want to see first-hand the abundant widlife of this vast continent. 'Birds of Southern Africa' is the only field guide to illustrate and describe all species commonly found in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola (including Cabinda). Featuring over 1,250 species, the text details the kind of habitat the birds are found in, key identification features and notes on the songs and calls of each species. The 84 colour plates appear opposite their relevant text for quick and easy reference. Distribution maps are also included for each species. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, this book is a must for all those visiting the region.