Aids to the identification of southern African birds by Gordon L. Maclean

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Published by Published by the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, University of Cape Town in Pietermaritzburg .

Written in English

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  • Birds -- South Africa -- Identification.

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Statementby Gordon Maclean.
LC ClassificationsQL692.S6 M33
The Physical Object
Pagination18 leaves :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17875786M
ISBN 100799202509

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These include: two colour plates of species new to the Southern African list; many new plates by Geoff Lockwood and Kenneth Newman, painted especially for this edition; extended and updated text sections on identification; several dichotomous keys and other aids to bird identification for beginners; new enlarged distribution maps in colour Cited by: 1.

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The different climates, vegetation types, and habitat reflect greatly on the more than species of birds in Southern Africa.

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