Field Guide to the Birds of Ghana: Second Edition (Helm Field Guides) (Paperback)

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This spectacular new edition of Birds of Ghana is the ultimate reference to the birds of this rich and varied corner of Africa. Now fully revised and expanded, this guide is essential for researchers, birders and conservationists alike. This authoritative book covers all 773 species recorded in Ghana and neighbouring Togo, including details of all residents, migrants and known vagrants. Over 150 stunning colour plates depict every species and also comprehensively cover all the distinct plumages and subspecies likely to be encountered. Concise species accounts describe key identification features, status, range, habitat and voice with fully updated distribution maps for each species.

About the Author

Nik Borrow studied painting at Wimbledon School of Art and is responsible for the illustrations and maps in the books. He has a particular interest in the Afrotropics and has been birding in sub-Saharan Africa since 1987, principally leading birding tours, during which time he has travelled extensively throughout the continent. He is currently a member of the East African Rarities Committee, a keen photographer and lives in Norfolk, England. Ron Demey is a freelance ornithologist who has lived and worked in several West African countries. He has travelled extensively in the region, amassing a considerable knowledge of its avifauna. Ron has worked on several African projects for BirdLife International, participated in Rapid Assessment Program expeditions organised by Conservation International, and carried out various surveys in the Afrotropics. He is currently editor of the Bulletin of the African Bird Club.

Praise For…

"The ultimate field guide if you are heading to this intriguing part of Western Africa." - Bird Watching

"Long awaited and very welcome, this field guide is indispensable ... another effective contribution from Helm, one that will count among the West African birder’s collection of important books." - Malimbus

Product Details
ISBN: 9781472987723
ISBN-10: 1472987721
Publisher: Helm
Publication Date: May 31st, 2022
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Helm Field Guides