Monday, October 6, 2014
1) Borrow, Nik and Ron Demey. Birds of Western Africa: Second Edition. 2014. Princeton University Press. Paperback: 592 pages. Price: $45.00 U.S.
PUBLISHER'S SUMMARY: This revised and expanded edition of Birds of Western Africa is now the most up-to-date field guide available to the 1,285 species of birds found in the region—from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic and south to Congo. It now features all maps and text opposite the plates for quick and easy reference. The comprehensive species accounts have been fully updated and expanded, and the color distribution maps have been completely revised. This premier guide also includes more than 3,000 illustrations on 266 stunning color plates.
Compact and lightweight, this new edition of Birds of Western Africa is the must-have field guide to one of the most exciting birding regions in the world.
RECOMMENDATION: A must have for birders to/from the region.