Discover the healing power of nature through the stories of these characterful birds, whose song is never far away . . .
'A lyrical and life-affirming book that teaches us as much about birds as it does ourselves - a balm for the soul' Raynor Winn, author of The Salt Path
'Totally absorbing and completely engaging on so many levels . . . Charlie has opened my eyes to the constant joy of the sights and sounds of the birds that surround us. It is a book that really will save lives' Dr Richard S
The field guide to Mana Pools National Park is compiled from the work of a wide range of specialists in each field. It encompasses all groups of animals and plants found in the area; mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, arthropods, and botany.
East Africa is a premier wildlife destination, well known for its mass migrations of herds and fearsome predators. But as iconic are the trees that grow there: among them mangroves, cycads, palms, marulas, acacias, sausage trees, fever trees, toothbrush trees and giant bamboos.
'I wonder what tree that is' - if this thought has ever occurred to you in the Kruger National Park, this book is intended for you. Virtually no visitor to the Kruger National Park has not, at some point, become a nature enthusiast once the Big Five hunger has been stilled.
Seabirds of Southern Africa is the first book focusing exclusively on the nearly 1,000 birds that occur around the southern African coastline and adjacent Southern Ocean. The book is primarily an ID guide, but the author includes information about these birds’ fascinating biology and behaviour.
This book showcases the very best of the photography as judged in the Sustainable Seas Trust 2013/14 competition. The extraordinary, prize-winning photographs are accompanied by illuminating essays from leading scientists, sports people and others whose lives are intimately connected with the seas.
A tour of African wildlife covers the climates, landscapes, and creatures of Africa's fifty-eight countries; profiles 480 species; and includes maps that show country borders and park locations. 75,000 first printing.
Aquarists, biologists, conservationists, ecologists, shell-collectors and a host of others will find this a useful title. Until now there has been no readily title information on southern African freshwater snails and mussels.