A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Paperback | February 27, 2006

byClive Barlow, Tim WacherIllustratorTony Disley

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This comprehensive book is the first field guide to the birds of The Gambia and Senegal, an area of West Africa popular with birders for its many tropical African birds. The guide provides full accounts of over 660 bird species and depicts nearly all of these in 48 beautiful color plates. 
“A first-rate book that is a fine contribution to bird literature. For the birder who has everything, this makes a great gift.”—Roy John, Canadian Field-Naturalist
"A beautiful, succinct and very useful guide to the region's bird life."—Clay E. Corbin, Quarterly Review of Biology

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This comprehensive book is the first field guide to the birds of The Gambia and Senegal, an area of West Africa popular with birders for its many tropical African birds. The guide provides full accounts of over 660 bird species and depicts nearly all of these in 48 beautiful color plates. “A first-rate book that is a fine contribution ...

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The Gambia is a popular tourist destination where many birders see their first tropical African birds. This small and accessible country shelters many migrants from the Western Palearctic from September to April, in addition to its resident West African birds. This is the first field guide to the birds of The Gambia, and it also covers...

Clive Barlow has lived in The Gambia since 1985, where he runs birdwatching safaris. Tim Wacher was resident in The Gambia for five years working as a mammalian ecologist. Tony Disley is a bird artist based in Lancashire.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2006Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300115741

ISBN - 13:9780300115741

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