Wildlife of Kenya Tanzania and Uganda

The perfect companion for the safari enthusiast, this complete traveller's guide to the wildlife of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda features 475 species of bird, mammal, snake, lizard, insect and tree.

Author: David Hosking

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123253697

Category: Africa, East

Page: 256

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The perfect companion for the safari enthusiast, this complete traveller's guide to the wildlife of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda features 475 species of bird, mammal, snake, lizard, insect and tree. A must-have for all those considering a trip to the game reserves of this highly popular region.
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Wildlife of East Africa

Featuring full-color photos of 475 common species of birds, mammals, snakes, lizards, insects, trees, and flowers, "Wildlife of East Africa" takes readers on an exquisite tour through the living splendor of the national parks and game ...

Author: Martin B. Withers

Publisher:

ISBN: 0691007373

Category: Nature

Page: 248

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Those looking for a concise, informative, visually breathtaking yet affordable East African safari need look no further. Featuring full-color photos of 475 common species of birds, mammals, snakes, lizards, insects, trees, and flowers, "Wildlife of East Africa" takes readers on an exquisite tour through the living splendor of the national parks and game reserves of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
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Birds of East Africa

The book is sure to become an indispensable guide for anyone interested in studying or conserving birds in East Africa, as well as the many visitors who simply want to enjoy the sheer beauty of its birds.

Author: Terry Stevenson

Publisher: Princeton Field Guides

ISBN: 0691126658

Category: Nature

Page: 602

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Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1,388 species in convenient facing-page layout. Featuring 287 new color plates with 3,400 images painstakingly rendered by three experienced artists, the guide illustrates all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Set opposite the plates are range maps and concise accounts describing identification, status, range, habits, and voice for each species. Introductory sections provide notes on how to use the species accounts, the nomenclature adopted, conservation issues, where to send records, and maps of protected and other important bird areas. Between them, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe have more than 40 years' experience leading bird tours and conducting conservation work in East Africa. The region shelters a remarkable diversity of birds, including many seriously threatened species with small and vulnerable ranges. The region's birds form a constantly colorful, noisy, and highly extroverted part of the landscape. The book is sure to become an indispensable guide for anyone interested in studying or conserving birds in East Africa, as well as the many visitors who simply want to enjoy the sheer beauty of its birds. First comprehensive field guide to the countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi Covers 1,388 species, with 3,400 color images on 287 plates Concise species accounts facing the plates describe appearance, status, range, habits, and voice A color distribution map is given for each species Information on habitats, protected areas, and conservation issues The essential guide to the birds of this spectacular region An overview of East African birds East African environment Seasonality Plumage Species accounts Common alternative names Conservation and threatened species The local scene Glossary, references, and an index Key Features: Small and compact Comprehensive species All distinctive plumages and races illustrated Color plates Illustrations All species ranges mapped Key protected and important bird areas mapped
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East Africa Wildlife

Lightweight and durable, Waterford Press' Pocket Field Guides remain essential gear for adventurers headed for the world's great eco-destinations.

Author: James Kavanagh

Publisher: Waterford Press

ISBN: 1583559388

Category: Nature

Page: 12

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Noted for its extraordinary diversity of animals packed into an area about the size of Texas, East Africa is home to gorillas, Nile crocodiles, hippos, rhinos, zebras, wildebeests and gazelles. And don't forget the big cats; among them the lions and leopards. This laminated, full-color illustrated folding guide depicts more than 100 of the most familiar animals to be encountered on safari in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Lightweight and durable, Waterford Press' Pocket Field Guides remain essential gear for adventurers headed for the world's great eco-destinations.
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Africa s Top Wildlife Countries

This is the only guidebook that effectively assists readers in choosing the best destinations for the kind of wildlife experience they would most enjoy by comparing travel options among all the top wildlife countries.

Author: Mark W. Nolting

Publisher: Global Travel Publishers

ISBN: 0939895242

Category: Nature

Page: 544

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Africa's Top Wildlife Countries highlights and compares wildlife reserves and other major attractions in the continent’s best countries for game viewing -- making the planning of the journey of a lifetime easy! African countries, and the wildlife reserves within them, vary greatly as to the types and quality of safari experiences they offer. This is the only guidebook that effectively assists readers in choosing the best destinations for the kind of wildlife experience they would most enjoy by comparing travel options among all the top wildlife countries. Using the easy-to-read "When’s the Best Time to Go for Game Viewing" chart, readers can conveniently choose the specific reserves and country(ies) that are best to visit during their vacation period. From the "What Wildlife is Best Seen Where" chart, readers can easily locate the reserves that have an abundance of the animals they wish to see. From the "Safari Activities" chart, readers can choose the reserves that offer the safari options (night drives, canoeing, walking, ballooning,etc.) that interest them most. Jam-packed with information essential to the successful safari: * 512 pages of color with over 400 photos * 15 Countries, including the top safari countries of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa * Over 75 color maps, detailing countries and major wildlife reserves, including regional maps that conveniently point out the best reserves and their highlights * 10 charts, including When's The Best Time to Go and What Wildlife is Best Found Where * Accommodations graded for convenient selection -- with the best highlighted as the author's top choice Detailed information on: Photo Safaris Mountain Climbing Gorilla and Chimpanzee Safaris Bird Watching Canoe/Kayak/Boat Safaris Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Hot-Air Balloon Safaris Night Game Drives Walking Safaris White-water Rafting Horseback safaris Family Safaris Honeymoon safaris
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African Wildlife Safaris

No other area on earth has so many parks and game reserves as Eastern Africa and no other guide brings Africa to the traveler like African Wildlife Safaris. 200 full-color illustrations and photos plus graphic text explore Africa like never ...

Author: Camerapix

Publisher:

ISBN: 0816021252

Category: Science

Page: 364

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No other area on earth has so many parks and game reserves as Eastern Africa and no other guide brings Africa to the traveler like African Wildlife Safaris. 200 full-color illustrations and photos plus graphic text explore Africa like never before.
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