Hockney, Phil ; Richard Dean & Peter Ryan
Title Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition – 3rd Impression
0620340533 / 9780620340533
Inventory number 979843
2018. 32cm. Pp.1296. 80 colour plates. Hardbound.
Roberts Birds of Southern Africa has been continuously in print for some 65 years and is the most popular African natural history book of all time. The scope and depth of biological information in the revised seventh edition of Roberts far exceeds that of any previous editions.
Covers all 951 species recorded in the region and illustrates these in 80 new plates commissioned from the region’s best bird artists.
For scientists and conservationists it is a benchmark publication and is the standard reference. For birdwatchers it is an invaluable source of information to help better understand and appreciate the birds around us.
Roberts, 7th edition back in print. Please note that this new edition weighs 5.6 kg.
Phil Hockey is an expert on Southern African birds and has published more than 120 papers in the scientific literature. He is also author or co-author of many semi-popular articles and several books. His main interests lie in shorebird ecology and migratory behaviour.
Richard Dean initially worked in the field in Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. He has studied plant-animal interactions and the biology of birds in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Recent projects include co-editing a synthesis of research in the Karoo and writing a book on nomadic birds.
Peter Ryan is largely responsible for the running of an MSc course in Conservation Biology. He has written or co-authored more than 130 papers in the scientific literature as well as numerous semi-popular articles and several books, including a field guide to the birds of sub-Saharan Africa.
9780620340533. Roberts Birds of Southern Africa, 7th Edition – 3rd Impression