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Nocturnal Birds of Southern Africa

by John Carlyon

photography by Penny Meakin, John Carlyon

Nocturnal Birds of Southern Africa
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Introductory chapters discuss nocturnal birds in general terms in the southern African context, and in the species accounts, clear, easily readable text covers all important aspects of typical adults, nests, eggs or nestlings, juveniles and the habitat of the species, including identification.

Shows the global distribution of each species, and basic species facts and information can be gleaned at a glance from succinct information at the end of each chapter. A new approach to the field identification of nightjars together with a unique set of images sheds fresh light on this difficult family of nocturnal birds.


  • ISBN: 9780620515719
  • Author(s): John Carlyon
  • Photographer(s): Penny Meakin, John Carlyon
  • Stock Code: 0515719
  • Format: Hardback
  • Illustrations: Colour photographs, Maps
  • Pages: 290
  • Published: 2012
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