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ABC Bulletin 23.1 March 2016 Los Vertebrados Terrestres de Teno—Catálogo Ilustrado y Comentado Beneharo Rodríguez, Felipe Siverio, Manual Siverio, Airam Rodríguez and Rubén Barone, 2014. Grupo de Ornitología e Historia Natural de las islas Canarias, Buenavista del Norte. 294 pp, c.300 colour photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978-84-616-8670-4. Further details at http://www.gohnic.org
ABC Bulletin 23.1 March 2016 Extinct Madagascar: Picturing the Island’s Past Steven M. Goodman and William L. Jungers, with plates by Velizar Simeonovski, 2014. University of Chicago Press, Chicago & London, UK. 296 pp, 21 colour plates, 87 halftone figures, 12 tables. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-226-14397-2.
ABC Bulletin 22.2 September 2015 The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World Vernon R. L. Head, 2014. Auckland Park: Jacana Media. 244 pp. Hardback. ISBN 978-1-4314-1092-7.
ABC Bulletin 22.2 September 2015 Birds Île Maurice / Rodrigues. Birds of Mauritius and Rodrigues Jacques de Spéville, 2014. 108 pp, 183 colour photographs, one map. Hardback. ISBN 978-99949-38-04-9.
ABC Bulletin 22.2 September 2015 Birds of Western Africa. Second edition. Nik Borrow & Ron Demey, 2014. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 592 pp, 266 colour plates, c.1,300 maps. Paperback. ISBN 978-1-4729-0568-0.
ABC Bulletin 22.1 March 2015 Guide de Poche des Oiseaux de Pointe-Noire et du Kouilou, République du Congo Christine Gonzalez-Dunia, Vincent Delhaye-Prat and Jérôme Mokoko Ikonga, 2014. Privately published. 184 pp, c.500 colour photographs and two maps. 10,000 FCFA (€15). Locally available at Pointe-Noire and Parc National Conkouati-Douli. For more information, contact the authors: cj.gonzalez-dunia@laposte.net, vincent.delhaye-prat@total.com or jrmokoko@gmail.com
ABC Bulletin 22.1 March 2015 The Study and Ringing of Palaearctic Birds at Ngulia Lodge, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, 1969–2012: an overview and update. David Pearson, Graeme Backhurst and Colin Jackson, 2014. Scopus Special Supplement No. 4. East Africa Natural History Society, Nairobi, Kenya. 80 pp, colour photographs and maps. UK£8.50 (UK), UK£12.00 (rest of the world) from Graeme Backhurst, 2 Reed Cottages, Windmill Lane, Faversham, Kent ME13 7GT, UK. E-mail: graeme.backhurst@gmail.com
ABC Bulletin 22.1 March 2015 Sappi Birds of South Africa Saartjie Kidson and Herman van Niekerk, 2014. Briza Publications, Pretoria. 320 pp, 800 colour photographs and 720 maps. Flexibound with Callfinder. ISBN 978-1-920217-33-4. UK£79.99 (with Callfinder) or UK£19.99 (book only).
ABC Bulletin 22.1 March 2015 The Birds of Ghana: An Atlas and Handbook Françoise Dowsett-Lemaire and Robert J. Dowsett, 2014. Tauraco Press, Liège. 720 pp, 21 colour photographic plates of habitats and birds, plus numerous black-and-white photographs, figures and distribution maps. Paperback. ISBN 2-87225-007-7. UK£34.99.
ABC Bulletin 22.1 March 2015 HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Vol. 1: Non-Passerines Josep del Hoyo and Nigel J. Collar, 2014. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. 904 pp, 357 colour plates and 4,428 distribution maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-84-96553-94-1. €185.
ABC Bulletin 21.1 March, 2014 Oiseaux du Katanga / Birds of Katanga Michel Louette & Michel Hasson, 2011. Tervuren: Royal Museum for Central Africa. 404 pp, 400 colour photographs, four maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-9-0817-9400-8 (French edition); 978-9-0817-9401-5 (English edition).
ABC Bulletin 21.1 March, 2014 The Birds of Africa Vol. 8: The Malagasy Region Roger Safford and Frank Hawkins. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 1,024 pp, 63 colour plates including one of extinct birds and 15 of vagrants, maps of vegetation, national parks and protected areas, species distribution maps, tables and line drawings. ISBN (hardback, print) 978-0-7136-6532-1, (e-book) 978-1-4081-9049-4.
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 Les Ailes du Sahel—Zones humides et oiseaux migrateurs dans un environnement en mutation Leo Zwarts, Rob G. Bijlsma, Jan van der Kamp & Eddy Wymenga, 2012. Zeist: KNNV Publishing. 564 pp, numerous photographs, drawings, figures, tables and maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-90-5011-412-7. (www.knnvpublishing.nl).
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 Birds of the Masai Mara Adam Scott Kennedy, 2012. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press / WildGuides. 176 pp, more than 300 colour photographs. Paperback. ISBN 978-0-691-15594-4.
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 Nairobi National Park Bird Check List Brian W. Finch, 2012. Nairobi: The Bird Committee of the East Africa Natural History Society. 48 pp. Paperback. ISBN 9966-761-20-9.
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 The World's Rarest Birds Erik Hirschfeld, Andy Swash & Rob Still, 2013. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press / WildGuides. 360 pp, 877 colour photographs, 103 colour illustrations and 610 maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-691-15596-8.
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 Kenya: A Natural History Stephen Spawls & Glen Mathews, 2012. London, UK: T. & A. D. Poyser. 448 pp, 200 illustrations. Hardback. ISBN 978-1-4081-3471-9.
ABC Bulletin 20.2 September 2013 Roberts Geographic Variation of Southern African Birds Hugh Chittenden, David Allan & Ingrid Weiersbye, 2012. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 288 pp, 105 colour plates. Softback. ISBN 978-1-920602-00-0.
ABC Bulletin 20.1 March 2013 Ivory, Apes and Peacocks: Animals, Adventure and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa Alan Root, 2012. London, UK: Chatto & Windus. 307 pp, 16 pages of colour photographs. ISBN 978-0-70118-603-6 (hardback) and 978-0-70118-604-3 (softback).
ABC Bulletin 20.1 March 2013 Roberts - Nests & Eggs of Southern African Birds Warwick Tarboton, 2011. Cape Town: The John Voelcker Bird Book Fund / Jacana Media. 415 pp, 1,300 colour photographs and 48 plates showing life-size photographic images of 1,200 eggs of almost 700 species. Flexibound. ISBN 978-0-620-50629-8.
ABC Bulletin 20.1 March 2013 Birds of Seychelles Adrian Skerrett and Tony Disley, 2011. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 176 pp, 65 colour plates. Paperback. ISBN 978-1-4081-5151-8.
ABC Bulletin 20.1 March 2013 Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide Heimo Mikkola, 2012. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 512 pp, 750 colour photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978-1-4081-3028-5.
ABC Bulletin 19.2 September 2012 The Bird Species: Systematics of the Bird Species and Subspecies of the World. Bd. 1. Charadriiformes. Norbert Bahr, 2011. Minden: Media-Natur Verlag. 192 pp. Hardback. ISBN 978-3-923757-11-4.
ABC Bulletin 19.2 September 2012 Measuring birds Siegfried Eck, Jürgen Fiebig, Wolfgang Fiedler, Iris Heynen, Bernd Nicolai, Till Töpfer, Renate van den Elzen, Raffael Winkler & Friederike Woog, 2011. Wilhelmshaven: Deutsche Ornithologen-Gesellschaft. N.d. 116 pp, 25 two-colour figures. Spiral-bound softback with plastic covers. ISBN 978-3-923757-05-3 from http://www.media-natur.de
ABC Bulletin 19.2 September 2012 Nocturnal Birds of Southern Africa John Carlyon, illustrated by Penny Meakin, 2011. Pietermaritzburg: privately published. 290 pp, c.370 colour photographs, 27 maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-620-51571-9. In southern Africa available via the author www.nocturnalbirds.co.za; elsewhere from WildSounds www.wildsounds.com/abc
ABC Bulletin 19.2 September 2012 The Reed Warblers. Diversity in a Uniform Bird Family. Bernd Leisler and Karl Schulze-Hagen (translated by Brian Hillcoat), illustrated by David Quinn, 2011. Utrecht: KNNV Publishing in association with Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. 327 pp, many photographs and maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-90-5011-3915.
ABC Bulletin 19.1 March 2012 Primates of West Africa, A Field Guide and Natural History John F. Oates, 2011. Arlington, VA: Conservation International. 556 pp, 141 colour photographs, 79 colour illustrations and 55 colour distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 978-1-934151-48-8.
ABC Bulletin 19.1 March 2012 Birds of the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and Socotra). [Second edition] Nigel Redman, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe, illustrated by John Gale and Brian Small, 2011. Second edn. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 512 pp, 213 colour plates, colour distribution and other maps. Softback. ISBN 978-1-4081-5735-0.
ABC Bulletin 19.1 March 2012 Birds in Africa. An Introduction and Survey to the Birdlife of Africa Rainer Christian Ertel (translated, supplemented and revised with the assistance of Nik Borrow), 2011. Nottuln: Fauna Verlag. 415 pp, 170 colour plates of photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978-3-935980-16-6. Available from NHBS www.nhbs.com.
ABC Bulletin 19.1 March 2012 Birds of Senegal and The Gambia Nik Borrow and Ron Demey, 2011. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 352 pp, 140 colour plates, colour distribution and other maps. Softback. ISBN 978-1-4081-3469-6.
ABC Bulletin 19.1 March 2012 Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey, 2011. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 341 pp, 150 colour plates, 230 colour distribution maps. Hardback. ISBN 9-788496-553712.
ABC Bulletin 18.2 September 2011 The Jewel Hunter Chris Gooddie, 2010. Old Basing: Wild Guides. 424 pp, 136 photographs, 20 maps. Softback. ISBN 978-1-903657-16-4.
ABC Bulletin 18.2 September 2011 Marion & Prince Edward - Africa's Southern Islands Aleks Terauds, John Cooper, Steven L. Chown & Peter Ryan, 2010. Stellenbosch: Sun Press. 176 pp, many colour photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978-1-920338-42-8. SA Rand 350.
ABC Bulletin 18.2 September 2011 Reed and Bush Warblers Peter Kennerley & David Pearson, illustrated by Brian Small, 2010. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 712 pp, 42 colour plates, many photographs and maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-7136-6022-7. UK£65.00.
ABC Bulletin 18.2 September 2011 Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 15: weavers to New World warblers Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott & David A. Christie (eds.), 2010. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 880 pp, 61 colour plates, 495 photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978-84-96553-68-2. UK£185.00.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Birds of the Middle East. Second edition Richard Porter & Simon Aspinall, illustrated by John Gale, Mike Langham & Brian Small, 2010. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 384 pp, 176 colour plates and c.800 colour distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 978–07136–76020.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Safari Sketchbook: A Bird Painter's African Odyssey Martin Woodcock, 2010. Wiveton: Esker Press. 176 pp, many colour and black-and-white drawings. Hardback. ISBN 978–0-9564016–0-1.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Facing Extinction. The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them Paul F. Donald, Nigel J. Collar, Stuart J. Marsden & Deborah J. Pain, 2010. London, UK: T. & A. D. Poyser. 312 pp, many photographs and maps. Hardback. ISBN 978–0-7136–7921–9. UK£44.99.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Birds of Africa South of the Sahara (second revised edition) Ian Sinclair & Peter Ryan, 2010. Cape Town: Struik Nature. 767 pp, 363 colour plates and many maps. Softback. ISBN 978–1-7700–7623–5. R395.00. (Available in Europe from New Holland Publishers)
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Wings Over the Red Sea: The Birds of the Eritrean Islands Giuseppe De Marchi, Giorgio Chiozzi and Dawit Semere, 2009. Natura Volume 99/2. Milan: Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturale. 128 pp, numerous photographs and maps. Softback. ISSN 369–6243. Price unknown.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 The Birds of São Tomé e Príncipe: A Photoguide A. P. Leventis & Fábio Olmos, 2009. São Paulo: Ed. Aves & Fotos. 142 pp, many photographs. Softback. ISBN 978–85–98153–06–3. UK£19.99.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Birds of Ghana Nik Borrow & Ron Demey, 2010. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 352 pp, 145 colour plates and 758 colour distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 978–1-4081–2279–2.
ABC Bulletin 18.1 March 2011 Oiseaux de Mauritanie / Birds of Mauritania Paul Isenmann, Maurice Benmergui, Peter Browne, Amadou Diam Ba, Checkh Hamallah Diagana, Yelli Diawara & Zeine El Abidine ould Sidaty, 2010. Paris: Société d'Études Ornithologiques de France. 408 pp, more than 80 colour photographs and four maps. Softback. ISBN 2–916802–02–9. UK£35 / €38.
ABC Bulletin 17.2 September 2010 Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 14 Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott & David A. Christie (eds.), 2009. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 893 pp, many colour plates and photographs. Hardback. ISBN 978–84– 96553–50–7. UK£185.
ABC Bulletin 17.2 September 2010 Breeding Birds of the Western Palearctic: Nests, Eggs, Nestlings, Fledglings and Habitats Peter Castell & Richard Castell. Sheffield: Birdguides Ltd. DVD covering 756 spp., with 9,000 photographs. ISBN 978–1- 89811–050–7. Available from Birdguides. com. UK£99.95.
ABC Bulletin 17.2 September 2010 Sur les traces du roi des marais (On the trail of the king of the wetlands) Geneviève Renson, 2008. Paris: Kubik Editions. 159 pp, full colour throughout. Hardback. ISBN-13: 978–2350830513. UK£45.
ABC Bulletin 17.2 September 2010 Complete Photographic Field Guide: Birds of Southern Africa. / Vögel in Afrika. Ein fotografischer Naturführer für Afrika Complete Photographic Field Guide: Birds of Southern Africa. Ian Sinclair & Peter Ryan, 2009. Cape Town: Struik Nature. 432 pp, more than 2,500 colour photographs, 975 distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 978–1-77007–388–3. / Vögel in Afrika. Ein fotografischer Naturführer für Afrika. Rainer Christian Ertel, 2009. Nottuln: Fauna Verlag. 398 pp, more than 1,300 colour photographs and distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 978–3-935980–18–0. (info@ fauna-verlag.de)
ABC Bulletin 17.2 September 2010 Birding Ethiopia: A Guide to the Country's Birding Sites / Where to Watch Birds in Ethiopia Birding Ethiopia: A Guide to the Country's Birding Sites. Ken Behrens, Keith Barnes & Christian Boix, 2010. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 189 pp, photographs and maps. Softback. ISBN 978–84–96553–55–2. / Where to Watch Birds in Ethiopia. Claire Spottiswoode, Merid Gabremichael & Julian Francis, 2010. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 192 pp, 266 photos and 29 maps. Softback. ISBN 978–1-4081– 3075–9.
ABC Bulletin 17.1 March 2010 An Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia Simon Delany, Derek Scott, Tim Dodman & David Stroud (eds.), 2009. Wageningen: Wetlands International. 521 pp, many colour photographs and maps. Hardback. ISBN 78–90–5882–047–1. UK£70.
ABC Bulletin 17.1 March 2010 Living on the Edge: Wetlands and Birds in a Changing Sahel Leo Zwarts, Rob G. Bijlsma, Jan van der Kamp & Eddy Wymenga, 2009. Zeist: KNNV Publishing. 564 pp, numerous photographs, drawings, figures, tables and maps. Hardback. ISBN 978-90-5011-280-2. €64.95 (www.knnvpublishing.nl) or UK£87 (NHBS).
ABC Bulletin 17.1 March 2010 Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea: An Atlas of Distribution John Ash & John Atkins, 2009. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 464 pp, numerous photographs (16 pp in colour) and more than 872 maps. Hardback. ISBN: 978–1- 4081–0979–3.
ABC Bulletin 16.2 September 2009 Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere Richard Chandler, 2009. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 448 pp, 700 colour photographs and 150 colour maps. Softback. ISBN: 978-1-4081-0790-4.
ABC Bulletin 16.2 September 2009 Atlas des Oiseaux Nicheurs de la Grande Comore, de Moheli et d'Anjouan Michel Louette, Hachime Abderemane, Ibrahim Yahaya & Danny Meirte, 2008. Studies in Afrotropical Zoology n° 294. Tervuren, Belgium: Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale. 240 pp, numerous colour photos, colour illustrations and maps. ISBN: 978-9-0747-5237-4. Softback, free CD: Guide sonore des oiseaux nicheurs des Comores, M.
ABC Bulletin 16.2 September 2009 Birds of the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and Socotra). [First edition] Nigel Redman, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe, illustrated by John Gale and Brian Small, 2011. Second edn. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 512 pp, 213 colour plates, colour distribution and other maps. Softback. ISBN 978-1-4081-5735-0.
ABC Bulletin 16.1 March 2009 Petrels Night and Day Magnus Robb, Killian Mullarney & The Sound Approach, 2008. Poole: The Sound Approach. 300 pp, many colour photographs, colour maps and sonograms, and two free CDs. Hardback. ISBN 987–90–810933–2-3. UK£ 34.95.
ABC Bulletin 16.1 March 2009 Birds of the Luangwa Valley. A Revised and Annotated Checklist of the Birds of the Luangwa Valley National Park and Adjacent Areas F. Hide, with drawings by Pete Leonard, 2008. Lusaka: Zambian Ornithological Society. 144 + xv pp. Softback. ISBN: 978–9982–22–077–4. Price unknown.
ABC Bulletin 16.1 March 2009 The Chamberlain Guide to Birding Gauteng Etienne Marais & Faansie Peacock, 2008. Centurion: Mirafra Publishing. 384 pp, more than 300 colour photographs, 96 maps. Softback. ISBN 978–1- 873671–00–9. R199.00.
ABC Bulletin 16.1 March 2009 Sounds of Zambian Wildlife R. Stjernstedt, 2008. Salthouse: WildSounds. DVD-ROM featuring over 600 species. ISBN 9-78189866-518-2.
ABC Bulletin 16.1 March 2009 The Birds of Zambia. An Atlas and Handbook R. J. Dowsett, D. R. Aspinwall (†) & F. Dowsett- Lemaire, 2008. Liège, Belgium: Tauraco Press and Aves a.s.b.1. 606 pp, numerous photographs (15 pages in colour), over 700 maps. ISBN 2–87225–005–0. Softback. Available from www.nhbs.com.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 The Endemic Birds of Madagascar Guy Eldridge, 2008. Privately published. Four DVD set featuring 130 Malagasy endemic species.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 Les Oiseaux du Complexe WAP Gilles Balanca, Daniel Cornells & Roger Wilson, 2007. Ecopas. 199pp. 166 colour photographs, 4 maps. Softback. ISBN 978-2-87614-645-7.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 Roberts Bird Guide Hugh Chittenden, 2007. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 456 pp, 166 colour plates. Flexible cover. ISBN 978-0-620-37557-3.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 Lost Land of the Dodo A. S. Cheke & J. P. Hume, 2008. London, UK: T. & A. D. Poyser. 464 pp, 40 colour plates, many colour maps and figures. Hardback. ISBN 97B-01736-6544-4.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 Bird Sounds of Madagascar. An Audio Guide to the Island's Unique Birds Frank Hawkins and Richard Ranft, 2007. One audio CD. London, UK: British Library. Available from WildSounds.
ABC Bulletin 15.2 September 2008 Rare Birds Yearbook 2008: The World's 189 Most Threatened Birds Erik Hirschfeld (editor), 2007. Shrewsbury: Magdig Media. 273 pp, 299 colour photos, 55 colour illustrations, 189 maps. Softback. ISBN 978-0- 9552607-3-5.
ABC Bulletin 15.1 March 2008 The Lapwing Michael Shrubb, 2007. London, UK: T.& A. D. Poyser. 240 pp, line drawings by Robert Gillmor, colour photographs, many maps, graphs and tables. Hardback. ISBN 978 07136 6854 4.
ABC Bulletin 15.1 March 2008 Vocalisations of Angolan Birds Vol.1. Michael S. L Mills. 2007. 1 CD in MP3 format (111 species). Cape Town: Birds Angola & Birding Africa. Available from WildSounds.
ABC Bulletin 15.1 March 2008 Pipits of Southern Africa Faansie Peacock, 2006. Pretoria: privately published by the author, www.pipits.co.za. 296 pp, seven colour plates, 32 maps, many line drawings and diagrams. Softback. ISBN 0-620-35967-6.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Pocket Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa Stephen Spawls, Kim M. Howell & Robert C. Drewes, 2006. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 240pp, many colour photographs and distribution maps. Softback. ISBN 0–7136–7425–3.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Mammals of Madagascar - A Complete Guide Nick Garbutt, 2007. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 304 pp, 224 colour photographs, 189 maps, 65 line drawings. Softback. ISBN 0–7136–7043–6.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Where to Watch Birds: World Cities Paul Milne, 2006. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 496 pp, many line drawings and maps. Softback. ISBN 0–7136–6983–7. UK£16.99
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Waterbird Population Estimates - Fourth Edition Simon Delany & Derek Scott (compilers and editors), 2006. Wageningen: Wetlands International. 240pp, many colour photographs and maps. Softback. ISBN 90–5882–031–9. UK£25.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 A checklist of the birds of Seychelles Seychelles Bird Records Committee (A. Skerrett, M. Betts, I. Bullock, D. Fisher, R. Gerlach, R. Lucking, J. Phillips & B. Scott), 2007. Victoria, Seychelles: Seychelles Birds Records Committee. 100pp. Softback. No ISBN. UK£7.97.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 The Birds of the Banc d'Arguin Paul Isenmann (translated by Starr Pirot), 2006. Arles: La Fondation Internationale du Banc d'Arguin. 191 pp. Softback. ISBN 2–9514914–6-8 (French edition) and 2–9514914–7-6 (English edition). UK£19.95.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Field Guide to the Birds of the Atlantic Islands Tony Clarke, Chris Orgill & Tony Disley, 2006. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 368 pp, 69 colour plates and several maps. Softback. ISBN 0–7136–6023–6.
ABC Bulletin 14.2 August 2007 Birds of the World: Recommended English Names Frank B. Gill & Minturn Wright (on behalf of the International Ornithological Congress), 2006. London: Christopher Helm. 259pp + CD. Softback. ISBN 0–7136–7904–2. UK£19.99.
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 The Birds of São Tomé & Príncipe with Annobón: Islands of the Gulf of Guinea Peter Jones & Alan Tye, 2006. Oxford: British Ornithologists' Union and British Ornithologists' Club. 172 pp, 16 colour plates (un-numbered). Hardback. ISBN 0- 907446-27-2. UK£30.
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 Birds of the Orange River Estuary and surrounding area M. D. Anderson, with illustrations by M. Newman, 2006. Bright Continent Guide 5. Kimberley: Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation & Cape Town: Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town. 92 pp. ISBN 0- 620-25207-3. Available (SA Rand 52 + p & p) from Netbooks (books@netbooks.co.za).
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 The Bird Atlas of Uganda Margaret Carswell, Derek Pomeroy, Jack Reynolds & Herbert Tushabe, 2005. Oxford: British Ornithologists' Club & British Ornithologists' Union. 553 pp, many maps, figures and tables. ISBN 0-9522866-4-8. UK£55.
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 Southern African Birdfinder Callan Cohen, Claire Spottiswoode & Jonathan Rossouw, 2006. Cape Town: Struik. 455 pp, colour photographs, maps and pull-out map. Softback. ISBN 1-868- 72-725-4.
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 The Birds of Malawi. An Atlas and Handbook / A Contribution to the Ornithology of Malawi. Tauraco Research Report No. 8 F. Dowsett-Lemaire & R. J. Dowsett, 2006. Liège: Tauraco Press and Aves. 556 pp, 16 colour plates, 625 maps. Softback. ISBN 2-87225-004-2. Available from Natural History Book Service Ltd, 2–3 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5XN, UK, www.nhbs.com / F. Dowsett-Lemaire, 2006. Liège: Tauraco Press. 121 pp. Softback. ISBN 2-87225-003-4.
ABC Bulletin 14.1 March 2007 Field Guide to the Birds of Western Africa Nik Borrow & Ron Demey, 2004. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 512 pp, 148 colour plates, c.1,300 maps. Paperback. ISBN 0713666927.
ABC Bulletin 13.2 August 2006 Raptors of the World: A Field Guide James Ferguson-Lees and David A. Christie, 2005. Illustrated by Kim Franklin, David Mead and Philip Burton. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 320 pp, 118 colour plates and numerous black-and-white drawings and maps. ISBN 0-7136-6957-8.
ABC Bulletin 13.2 August 2006 Important Bird Areas in Zambia Peter Leonard. 2005. Lusaka, Zambia: Zambian Ornithological Society. 218pp, colour illustrations, maps. Softback. ISBN 9982-811-01-0. Distributed by NHBS.
ABC Bulletin 13.2 August 2006 Birds of Africa, Vol. VII C. Hilary Fry & Stuart Keith (eds.), 2004. London, UK: Christopher Helm. Hardback, xxli + 666 pp, 36 colour plates, line drawings, maps. ISBN 0-7136-6531-9.
ABC Bulletin 13.2 August 2006 Roberts Birds of Southern Africa (seventh edn.) P. A. R. Hockey, W. R. J. Dean & P.G. Ryan (eds.), 2005. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 1,296 pp, 80 (un-numbered) colour plates. Hardback. ISBN 0-620-34053-3.
ABC Bulletin 13.1 March 2006 Soutpansberg-Limpopo Birding Sarah Venter. Third edn. 2005. 40 pp, colour photographs, map. Softback. ISBN 0-620-33623-4. Distributed by Soutpansberg - Limpopo Birding Route non-profit organisation. E-mail: contactus@limpopobirding.com.
ABC Bulletin 13.1 March 2006 Waterbird Monitoring in the Bijagos Archipelago, Guinea-Bissau / Monitorizacao de Aves Aquaticas no Arquipelago dos Bijagos, Guine-Bissau Tim Dodman and Joaozinho Sa. 2005. Dakar: Wetlands International & Bissau: Gabinete de Planificagao Costeira / Organizacao para a Defense e o Desenvolvimento das Zonas Humidas na Guine-Bissau. 157 pp, line drawings, maps. Softback. Distributed by NHBS.
ABC Bulletin 13.1 March 2006 Oiseaux de Tunisie / Birds of Tunisia Paul Isenmann, Thierry Gaultier, Ali El Hili, Hichem Azafzaf, Habib Dlensi & Michael Smart. 2005. Paris: Société d'Etudes Ornithologiques de France (SEOF), e-mail: seof@mnhn.fr, website www. mnhn. fr/assoc/seof/accueil. htm. Paperback, 432 pp, 432 pages, 130 plates, 150 maps.
ABC Bulletin 12.2 August 2005 La faune terrestre de l'archipel des Comores Michel Louette. Danny Meirte and Rudy Jocqué (eds.), 2004. Tervuren: Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale. (Studies in Afrotropical Zoology No. 293). 456 pp, numerous colour photographs, line drawings, maps. Hardback. ISBN 90-75894-63-5.
ABC Bulletin 12.2 August 2005 A Guide to the Birds of St Helena and Ascension Island Neil McCulloch, 2004. Sandy, UK: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. 92 pp, numerous colour illustrations, 3 maps. Paperback. ISBN 1 901930 46 7.
ABC Bulletin 12.2 August 2005 Important Bird Areas in Guinea-Bissau / Zonas Importantes para as Aves na Guinee-Bissau Tim Dodman, Clive Barlow, Joaozinho Sa and Peter Robertson, 2004. Dakar, Senegal: Wetlands International & Bissau: Gabinete de Planificacao Costeira / Organizagao para a Defense e o Desenvolvimento das Zonas Hiimidas na Guine-Bissau. 130 pp, colour illustrations, maps. Softback. ISBN 9058820238. Distributed by NHBS.
ABC Bulletin 12.1 March 2005 Status survey and conservation action plan for the Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina Emmanuel Williams, Richard Beilfuss and Tim Dodman, 2003. Dakar, Senegal: Wetlands International & Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA: International Crane Foundation. 80 pp. ISBN 910-5882-9758. Available from Natural History Book Service, www.nhbs.co.uk
ABC Bulletin 12.1 March 2005 Seabirds: A Natural History Anthony J. Gaston, 2004. London, UK: T. & A. D. Poyser. 222pp, 22 colour plates, numerous maps, tables, figures, line drawings and black-and-white photographs. Hardback. ISBN 0 7136 65572.
ABC Bulletin 12.1 March 2005 State of the World's Birds 2004: Indicators for our Changing World BirdLife International, 2004. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. (Printed version available from NHBS, but also available for free download from www.birdlife.org.)
ABC Bulletin 11.2 August 2004 A Birdwatcher's Guide to Morocco Patrick and Fedora Bergier, 2004. Perry: Prion Ltd. 172 pp, 54 maps. Softback.
ABC Bulletin 11.2 August 2004 Zwazo Sesel: The Names of Seychelles Birds and Their Meanings Adrian Skerrett, Pat Matyot and Gerard Rocamora, illustrated by Judith Skerrett, 2003. Victoria, Seychelles: Island Conservation Society. 94pp. Softback, available from Adrian Skerrett, Hazeley Brook, Keele Road, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 SAL, UK.
ABC Bulletin 11.2 August 2004 Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds Bo Beolens and Mike Watkins, 2003. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 400 pp, 152 black and white illustrations. Softback. ISBN 0-7136-6647-1.
ABC Bulletin 11.2 August 2004 Oiseaux de Madagascar, Mayotte, Comoros, Seychelles, Réunion, Mauritius P. Huguet and C. Chappuis. 2003. Four CDs (327 species) with bilingual companion booklet of 114 pages. Paris: Société d'Etudes Ornithologiques de France.
ABC Bulletin 11.1 March 2004 Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 8 Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and David Christie (eds) 2003. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 845 pp, 81 colour plates, 477 photographs. Hardback.
ABC Bulletin 11.1 March 2004 Type specimens of birds in the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren Michel Louette, Danny Meirte, Annelies Louage and Alain Reygel. 2002. 105 pp, two colour and two black-and-white photographs. Doc. Zool. (Mus. Roy. Afr. Centr.) Vol. 26. ISBN 90-75894-47-3.
ABC Bulletin 11.1 March 2004 Birding in The Gambia Malcolm Rymer. Privately produced. Set of three VHS videos.
ABC Bulletin 11.1 March 2004 The Birds of Morocco: An Annotated Checklist Michel Thévenot, Rae Vernon and Patrick Bergier. 2003. BOU Checklist No. 20. Tring: British Ornithologists' Union and British Ornithologists' Club. 594 pp, 74 colour photographs, 7 maps. ISBN 0907446-25-6. Hardback.
ABC Bulletin 11.1 March 2004 Important Bird Areas in Tanzania: A First Inventory Neil and Elisabeth Baker. 2002. Dar es Salaam: Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. 303pp, 8O maps, line drawings. Paperback. ISBN 9987-558-04-6. Distributed by NHBS.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Numbers and distribution of wintering waterbirds in the Western Palearctic and Southwest Asia in 1997,1998 and 1999: Results from the International Waterbird Census Niels Gilissen, Lieuwe Haanstra, Simon Delany, Gerard Boere and Ward Hagemeijer. 2002. Wetlands International Global Series No. 11. Wageningen, The Netherlands. 182pp, and 75 maps.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Ecological Journal Vol. 4 Duncan Butchard and Chris Roche (eds.). 2002. Benmore, South Africa: Conservation Corporation Africa. 288 pp, numerous colour and black-and-white photographs, line drawings, and maps. Paperback. ISBN 0-620-29384-5. SA Rand 165.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Bird Song of The Gambia & Senegal: An Aid to Identification Clive Barlow, John Hammick and Pat Sellar, 2002. Three CDs (265 species), with 20-page companion booklet. Available from Mandarin Productions at www.mandarinproductions.com or email jvfjo@yahoo.co.uk. UK £24.99.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Echassiers, Canards, Limicoles et Larides de l'Ouest Africain Olivier Girard, illustrated by Jean Chevallier, Serge Nicolle and Olivier Girard. 2003. L'lle d'Olonne, France: Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage. 220 pp, 28 colour plates, 119 distribution maps. ISBN 2-910399-59-1. Paperback. €20.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 7 Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and Jordi Sargatal (eds). 2002. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 613 pp, 70 colour plates, 317 colour photographs. Hardback. UK£110.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 A Guide to Endemic Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea Jose Luis Vivero Pol. 2001. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Shama Books. 80pp. 40 colour photographs. Paperback. US$15. Available from the publishers at PO Box 8153, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, or New Line Press, USA.
ABC Bulletin 10.2 September 2003 Stonechats. A Guide to the Genus Saxicola Ewan Urquhart, illustrated by Adam Bowley, 2002. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 320 pp, 14 colour plates, 16 pp of colour photographs, 17 distribution maps, numerous line drawings, sonograms. Hardback. UK£37.
ABC Bulletin 10.1 March 2003 Sylvia Warblers: Identification, Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Genus Sylvia Hadoram Shirihai, Gabriel Gargallo and Andreas J. Helbig, illustrated by Alan Harris, photographic editor and field photographer, David Cottridge, distribution maps by C.S. Roselaar, edited by Guy M. Kirwan and Lars Svensson. 2001. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 576 pp, 20 colour plates, 97 pp of colour photographs, many colour maps, line drawings and sonograms. UK£60.
ABC Bulletin 10.1 March 2003 Toucans, Barbets and Honeyguides Lester Short and Jennifer Horne, illustrated by Albert Earl Gilbert, 2001, 526 pp, 36 colour plates, 17 colour photographs, 132 distribution maps. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-854666-1. UK£60
ABC Bulletin 10.1 March 2003 Pheasants, Partridges and Grouse: A Guide to the Pheasants, Partridges, Quails, Grouse, Guineafowl, Buttonquails, and Sandgrouse of the World Steve Madge and Phil McGowan with Guy M. Kirwan. 2002. 488 pp, 72 colour plates. London, UK: Christopher Helm. Hardback. ISBN 0-7136-3966-0. UK£45.
ABC Bulletin 10.1 March 2003 Birds of Western Africa Nik Borrow and Ron Demey. 2001. London, UK: Christopher Helm. 816 pp, 147 colour plates and over 1,100 colour distribution maps.
ABC Bulletin 10.1 March 2003 Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority Sites for Conservation Edited by Lincoln Fishpool and Michael Evans, 2001. 1,144 pp, 15 pp of colour photographs, many maps and line drawings. Newbury and Cambridge, UK: Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series 11). Orders to Pisces Publications, NatureBureau, 36 Kingfisher Court, Hambridge Road, Newbury RG14 5SJ. E-mail: pisces@naturebureau.co. uk.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Pink Africa Carlo Mari and Nigel Collar, 2000. 210 pp, many colour photographs. London, UK: The Harvill Press. ISBN 1-86046 804-7. UK£30.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Guide sonore des oiseaux nicheurs des Comores Guide sonore des oiseaux nicheurs des Comores. M. Herremans, 2001. CD featuring 82 taxa, with companion booklet of 8 pp. Tervuren: Africa Museum, B-3080 Tervuren, Belgium; e-mail: hmans@africamuseum.be.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Birds of Roma Valley, Lesotho Atlas of Birds of Bloemfontein Grzegorz Kopij, 2001. Roma: National University of Lesotho. UK£3 & UK£4 respectively from Dr G Kopij, Raczka 13,49-137 Korfantow, Poland.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Checklist of the Birds of the Canary Islands / Lista de las Aves de las Islas Canarias Eduardo Garcia del Rey / Sociedad Omitologica Canaria, 2001. 30 pp. Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Publicaciones Turquesa S.L Paperback. No price available.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Important Bird Areas in Uganda A. Byaruhanga, K. Pantaleon, and D. Pomeroy, 2001. 166 pp, numerous maps, charts and line drawings. Kampala: Nature Uganda, The East Africa Natural History Society.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 A Guide to the Nests and Eggs of Southern African Birds Warwick Tarboton, 2001. 432 pp, 146 full page colour plates. Cape Town: Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd. UK£20.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Sunbirds. A Guide to the Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers, Splderhunters and Sugarbirds of the World Robert A. Cheke and Clive F. Mann, illustrated by Richard Allen, 2001. 384 pp, 48 colour plates and 176 distribution maps. London, UK: A. & C. Black. ISBN 1-873403- 80-1. UK£37.00.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe, 2001. xxvii + 604 pp, 287 colour plates. London, UK: T. & A.D. Poyser.
ABC Bulletin 9.2 August 2002 Raptors of the World James Ferguson-Lees and David A. Christie, illustrated by Kim Franklin, David Mead and Philip Burton, 2001. 992pp, 112 colour plates, 312 colour distribution maps (equal number in black and white) and 60 line drawings. London, UK: A. & C. Black. UK£49
ABC Bulletin 9.1 March 2002 Rusty Flies South Graham Appleton, illustrated by Sally Bell. 2001. Available from the British Trust for Ornithology, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2PU. UK£5.00
ABC Bulletin 9.1 March 2002 The Adventures of Peter the Penguin Phil Whittington, illustrated by Fred Mouton. 2001. The Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town, and available from there at R49.95 plus postage and packing. Orders can be placed at: www.uct.ac.za/depts/stats/adu/ bkorder.htm
ABC Bulletin 9.1 March 2002 Bird Recordings from Ethiopia Steve Smith. 1996. Single cassette. Privately produced, but available from WildSounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH. UK£7.50.
ABC Bulletin 9.1 March 2002 Oiseaux d'Afrique (African bird sounds), 2. West and Central Africa C. Chappuis. 2000. Eleven CDs (1,043 species) with companion booklet of 192 pages. Paris: Société d'Etudes Ornithologiques de France, with the collaboration of the British Library.
ABC Bulletin 9.1 March 2002 African Bird Sounds: Birds of North, West and Central Africa Claude Chappuis, with the collaboration of the British Library National Sound Archive (London). 2000. Société d'Etudes Ornitholologiques de France (SEOF), Paris. Available from The British Library, National Sound Archive, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. E-mail: nsawildsound@bl.uk.
ABC Bulletin 8.2 September 2001 Threatened Birds of the World BirdLife International. 2000. 852 pp, numerous colour illustrations. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK and Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. UK£70.
ABC Bulletin 8.2 September 2001 Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 6 Josep del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and Jordi Sargatal (eds). 2001. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. 589 pp, 44 colour plates, numerous colour photographs. Hardback. UK£110.
ABC Bulletin 8.2 September 2001 Sounds of Seychelles - Fauna of the Granitic Islands / Soundscapes of the Granitic Islands Gerard Rocamora and Aurora Solé / Aurora Solé and Gilles Abbé. 2001. UK£15 each incl. p&p or UK£28 for two-CD set from Nature des Iles Pty Ltd, PO Box 1059, Mahé, Seychelles (www.seychelles.net/space95/sos_site/). Also available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH.
ABC Bulletin 8.2 September 2001 The Birds of Africa. Volume 6 C. H. Fry, S. Keith and E. K. Urban (eds). 2000. xvii + 724 pp, 36 colour plates, numerous line drawings and distribution maps. Academic Press, Harcourt Place, 32 Jamestown Road, London NW1 7BY, UK. ISBN 0-12-137306-1.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 TOTAL CWAC Report. Coordinated Waterbird Counts in South Africa 1992-97 P.B. Taylor, R.A. Navarro, M. Wren-Sargent, J.A. Harrison and S.L Kieswetter. Avian Demography Unit, Cape Town. Pricing and information about availability from ADU, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7701 South Africa, or e-mail adu@maths.uct.ac.za
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Owls. A guide to the owls of the world Koning C., Weick F. & Becking J.H. 1999. 462 pp, 64 colour plates and 212 black-and-white distribution maps. Pica Press, Robertsbridge. ISBN-1-873403-74-7. Hardback UK£35.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Shrikes and Bush-Shrikes Tony Harris and Kim Franklin. 2000. 392 pp, 41 colour plates. Hardback. A. & C. Black, London. ISBN 0-7136-3861-3. UK£35.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Birds of the Seychelles Adrian Skerrett and Ian Bullock. Illustrated by Tony Disley. 2001. 320 pp, 53 colour plates, 18 black-and-white illustrations. A. & C. Black, London. UK£25.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Essential Birding Western South Africa. Key Routes from Cape Town to the Kalahari Callan Cohen and Claire Spottiswoode. 2000. 136 pp. Struik Publisher (Pty), Cape Town. ISBN 1 86872 524 3. Available from WildSounds for UK£9.99.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Raptor Watch. A global directory of Raptor Migration Sites Compiled and edited by Jorge I. Zalles and Keith L. Bildstein. 2000. 419 pp, several maps, tables and black-and-white photographs. BirdLife International, Cambridge, UK & Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Pennsylvania. Distributed by Natural History Book Service Ltd., 2-3 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5XN, UK. E-mail: nhbs@nhbs.co.uk. UK£37.00 plus postage and packing.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Birds of Dar es Salaam. Common Birds of Coastal East Africa Gudrun Wium-Andersen and Fiona Reid, illustrated by Allan Bramley. 2000. 106 pp, several maps and many colour plates. Aage V. Jensens Fonde, Denmark. ISBN 87-987586-1-6. No price provided. Obtainable from: Novel Idea, The Slipway, P O Box 76513, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, phone/fax: 2601088, or from Gudrun Wium-Andersen (e-mail: gudrun_wium_andersen@hotmail.com).
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Bird Recordings from The Gambia Steve Smith. 1994. Single cassette. Privately produced, but available from WildSounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£7.50.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland Keith N. Barnes (ed.). 2000. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg. 169pp, numerous distribution maps and line drawings. ISBN 0-620-25499-8.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 Important Bird Areas in Kenya L. Bennun and P. Njoroge 1999. 318 pp, maps and line drawings. Nature Kenya, Nairobi. ISBN 9966-9921-1-1. No price given.
ABC Bulletin 8.1 March 2001 The Birds of Angola. An annotated checklist W. R. J. Dean. 2000. 433 pp, 33 colour photographs, nine black-and-white maps. BOU Checklist No. 18. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring. Distributed by NHBS, 2-3 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5XN, UK.
ABC Bulletin 7.2 September 2000 Birds in the Gaborone area and where to find them S. J. Tyler and W. D. Borello. Illustrations by J. Viner and M. Lane-Jones. 1998. 100 pp, 32 colour photographs and several line and colour drawings. Botswana Bird Club, P O Box 71, Gaborone, Botswana. P75. Also available from African Bird Club Sales for UK£12 including post & packing.
ABC Bulletin 7.2 September 2000 Les zones d'importance pour la conservation des oiseaux à Madagascar Projet ZICOMA 1999. 266 pp, many maps. In French with English abstract. Projet ZICOMA, BP 1074, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar. Price to be announced.
ABC Bulletin 7.2 September 2000 Swifts. A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World P. Chantler and G. Driessens. 2000. 272 pp, 24 colour plates, several line drawings and 96 distribution maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Nr Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. ISBN 1-873403-83-6. UK£28.
ABC Bulletin 7.2 September 2000 Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt S. M. Baha el Din. 1999. 113pp, several maps and line drawings. BirdLife International & Palm Press, 34 El Mansour Muhammad Street, Zamalek, Cairo 11211. ISBN 977-5089-25-5. No price given.
ABC Bulletin 7.2 September 2000 Mammals of Madagascar Nick Garbutt. 1999. 320 pp, 57 colour and 12 black and white plates, numerous line drawings and distribution maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Nr Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£30.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 Bird Song of Zambia R. Stjernstedt. Privately produced. Three cassette tapes. Available from WildSounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£23.50 (UK& EC), UK£20 (non-EC) plus postage & packing; each volume UK£8.95 (UK& EC), UK£7.62 (non-EC) plus postage & packing.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 A Sound Guide to the Birds of North-West Africa Jean C. Roché and Jerome Chevereau. CEBA Sound Guides. 71-minute CD with booklet in French and English. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 A Sound Guide to Nightjars and related nightbirds Richard Ranft and Nigel Cleere, 1998. 73-minute CD with 14 pp booklet. Pica Press, The Banks, Nr. Roberstbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. ISBN 0-300-07580-4. UK£14.99.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 Starlings and Mynas C. Feare and A. Craig. Illustrated by B. Croucher, C. Shields and K. Komolphalin. 1998. 285 pp, 32 colour plates and many distribution maps. A & C Black, London, UK. UK£32.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 Birds of Somalia J.S. Ash and J.E. Miskell, illustrations by M. Woodcock. Pica Press 1998. 336 pages, 5 plates, 24 black and white photographs, numerous maps. Hardback UK£40.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 The Birds of Kenya and northern Tanzania Dale A. Zimmerman, Donald A. Turner and David J. Pearson. 1999. 576 pp, 124 colour plates, many distribution maps. Helm (A. & C. Black), London, UK.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 The Birds of Southeastern Madagascar Steven M. Goodman, Mark Pidgeon, A. F. A. Hawkins and Thomas S. Schulenberg. 1997. 132 pp, 19 black-and-white photographs. Fieldiana (Zoology) 87, Publication 1487. Available from Field Museum of Natural History, Library—Publications Division, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2498, USA. US$40.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 A Field Guide to Zambian Birds not found in southern Africa Dylan Aspinwall and Carl Beel. Zambian Ornithological Society, Lusaka. 1998. 106 pp, 24 colour plates and many distribution maps.
ABC Bulletin 7.1 March 2000 Ethiopia. In search of endemic birds Julian E. Francis and Hadoram Shirihai. 1999. 46 pp+24 pp of colour photographs. J. E. Francis, 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS. ISBN 0 9534762 0 1. UK£10.00 (including postage).
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 The Bird Calls of the Kruger National Park. Vol1 1993. 70-minute CD. South African Broadcasting Corporation. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£13.99 (UK and EC), UKE11.91 (non-EC) plus postage & packing.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Animal Calls of Africa Alan Reid. 1997. Gillard Bird Cassette Production. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£13.99 (UK and EC), UK£11.91 (non-EC) plus postage & packing.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 African Sounds at Dusk Anthony Walker. 1995. 62-minute minute CD with booklet in French and English. Sitelle. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£11.99 (UK and EC), UK£10.20 (non-EC) plus postage& packing.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Wild Africa Eloisa Matheu. 1996. 56-minute CD with booklet in French and English. Sitelle. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£11.99 (UK and EC), UK£10.20 (non-EC) plus postage& packing.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Namibia Soundscapes Anthony Walker. 1997. 57-minute CD with 24 pp booklet in French and English. Sittelle. Available from Wildsounds, Cross Street, Salthouse, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK. UK£11.99 (UK and EC), UK£10.20 (non-EC) plus postage & packing.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Rails. A Guide to the Rails, Crakes, Gallinules and Coots of the World Barry Taylor. Illustrated by Ber van Perlo. 1998. 600 pp, 43 colour plates, many distribution maps and several line drawings. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£35.00.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Robins of Africa Terry Oatley and Graeme Arnott. 288 pp, 36 colour plates, 50 line-drawings and 33 maps. Acorn Books & Russell Friedman Books, Cape Town. UK£54.
ABC Bulletin 6.2 September 1999 Where to watch birds in Uganda Johnathan Rossouw and Marco Sacchi. 1998. 110 pp, many colour photographs and maps. Uganda Tourist Board.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Expedition Field Techniques: bird surveys Colin Bibby, Martin Jones and Stuart Marsden. 1998. Expedition Advisory Centre, Royal Geographical Society. 134pp. UK£10.00.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Madagascar Soundscapes Victor Randrianary, Sylvie Rifflet and Jean C. Roche. 1997. 61-minute CD with 20 pp booklet in French and English. Sittelle. Available from Wildsounds, P. 0. Box 9, Holt, Norfolk NR25 7XH, UK.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Echassiers, Canards et Limicoles de l'Ouest Africain Olivier Girard. Illustrated by Jean Chevallier and Serge Nicolle. 1998. 135 pp, 51 colour plates and many distribution maps. Castel Editions, available from ONC, Reserve de Chanteloup, F-85340 Ile d'Olonne, France. FF70
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Pittas of the World. A Monograph on the Pitta Family Johannes Erritzoe and Helga Boullet Eritzoe. 1998. 240 pp, 32 colour plates, several black-and-white photographs. The Lutterworth Press, Cambridge, UK. UK£30.00
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Nightjars. A Guide to the Nightjars and related nightbirds Nigel Cleere and Dave Nurney. 1998. 317 pp, 36 colour plates. Pica Press, The Banks, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£30.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 The Birds of St Helena. An annotated Checklist Beau W. Rowlands, Trevor Trueman, Storrs L Olson, M. Neil McCulloch and Richard K. Brooke. 1998. 295 pp, 50 colour photographs, 3 colour and 1 black-and-white map. BOU Checklist No. 16. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Ny Vorona Malagasy (A Field Guide to the Birds of Madagascar) Satoshi Yamagishi, Tomohisa Masuda and Hajanirina Rakotomanana. 1997. 160 pp, colour photos, 3 maps. Pbk. Kaiyusha Publishers Co., Ltd., 1-23-6-110, Hatsudai, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151 Japan. ISBN 4 905930 81 2.
ABC Bulletin 6.1 March 1999 Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands / Birds of Madagascar. A Photographic Guide Ian Sinclair and Olivier Langrand. Illustrated by Norman Arlott, Hilary Burn, Peter Hayman and Ian Lewington. 1998. 184 pp, 71 colour plates and many maps. Struik, Cape Town, South Africa. ISBN 1 86872 035 7. / Pete Morris and Frank Hawkins. 1998. 316 pp, numerous photographs, 2 maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Nr, Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. ISBN 1 873403 45 3.
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 Endangered Wildlife: Ecotourism and the Environment, a vision Endangered Wildlife Trust, 1997. 154 pp. ISBN 0 620 21619 0. UK £19.00
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 Checklist of the birds of Nairobi including Nairobi National Park Bill Harvey. 1997. The British Council, Nairobi. 32 pp. B5 format. No price details.
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 Birds of Liberia Wulf Gatter. 1998. 320 pp, 4 colour plates, 107 photographs, maps, figures. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£40.00.
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 African Birds in Field and Aviary. A guide to a mixed collection The Avicultural Research Unit. 1997. 262 pp, 8 colour photographic plates, many line drawings and 279 distribution maps. Avicultural Research Unit, 100 Innes Road, Durban, 4025 Natal, South Africa. R114.40.
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 Birding in Southern KwaZulu-Natal David Allan. 1998. Hibiscus Coast and County Publicity Association/Durban Natural Science Museum. 52 pp, 30 colour photographs and 11 maps. R15. (Obtainable from Bird Dept, Durban Natural Science Museum, PO Box 4085, Durban 4000; tel: 031 30062201 6211; fax: 031 3006302; email: davida@durban.gov.za)
ABC Bulletin 5.2 September 1998 Parrots. A Guide to the Parrots of the World Tony Juniper and Mike Parr. Illustrated by Kim Franklin, Robin Restall, Dan Powell, David Johnston and Carl D'Silva. 1998. 584 pp, 88 colour plates and many distribution maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£35.00.
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Nesting birds. The breeding habits of southern African birds Peter Steyn. 1996. Christopher Helm (A. & C. Black), London. 240 pp, many colour photographs. UK £40.
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Flora and fauna of the Odzala National Park, Congo R. J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire (eds) 1997. Tauraco Research Report No. 6. 135 pp. Pbk. Available from Aves, Maison de l'Environnement, Rue de la Régence 36, B-4000 Liège, Belgium. UK£12, US$30, FF100 or BEF500 (incl. p&p). Payments by cheque or bank draft to "Tauraco Press".
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Guidebook to Park W National Park, Niger Christopher M. Jameson and Timothy EC. Crisler. 1996. 5000 CFA Francs (FF50).
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Birds of Botswana. An annotated working bibliography, 1835-1995 / A Bibliography of Afrotropical Birds, 1971-1990 Wendy D. Borello and Remigio M. Borello. 1997. Russel Friedman Books CC, South Africa. 398 pp, 1 map. Pbk. P60 (Botwana), R75 (South Africa), £13 (UK) & $20 (rest of the world). / Compiled by R. J. Dowsett, C. H. Fry and F. Dowsett-Lemaire. 1997. Tauraco Research Report No. 7. 338 pp. Pbk. Available from Aves, Maison de l'Environnement, Rue de la Régence 36, B-4000 Liège, Belgium. UK£30, US$75, FF200 or BEF1000 (incl. p&p). Payments by cheque or bank draft to "Tauraco Press".
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia: a first inventory Solomon Tilahun, Sue Edwards and Tewolde Egziahber. 1996. 314 pp, several line drawings and maps. Ethiopian Wildlife & Natural History Society, Addis Ababa. $20.
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal Clive Barlow, Tim Wacher and Tony Disley. 1997. 352 pp, 48 colour plates, many distribution maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY.
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 Shrikes. A Guide to the Shrikes of the World Norbert Lefranc and Tim Worfolk. 1997. 192 pp, 16 colour plates, 23 line drawing and 33 maps. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr. Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY. UK£25.00.
ABC Bulletin 5.1 March 1998 The Birds of Africa. Volume 5: thrushes to puffback flycatchers E. K. Urban, C. H. Fry and S. Keith (eds). 1997. Academic Press, London. 660 pp, 32 colour plates, 347 distribution maps.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 A Birdwatchers' Guide to the Canary Islands Tony Clarke and David Collins. 1996. Prion Ltd., Perry. 110 pages, 15 line drawings, 48 maps.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 Pittas, Broadbills and Asities Frank Lambert and Martin Woodcock. 1996. 267pp, 24 colour plates, 51 maps, 21 line drawings and 12 sonograms. Pica Press, The Banks, Mountfield, Nr Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5JY.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 Cranes: their biology, husbandry and conservation David H. Ellis, George F. Gee and Claire M. Mirande (eds) 1996. 307pp, colour photographs. Hancock House Publishers Ltd.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 Munias and Mannikins Robin Restall. 1996. 264 pp. 80 colour plates, 145 line drawings, 44 distribution maps. Pica Press.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 The Birds of Togo. An annotated Check-list Robert A. Cheke and J. Frank Walsh. 1996. 212pp. BOU Check-list No. 14. British Ornithologists' Union, Tring.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 Pheasants of the world: their breeding and management Keith Howman. No date, 184pp, over 330 colour photographs. Hancock House Publishers Ltd.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 Oiseaux de la Réunion N. Barré, A. Barau and C. Jouanin. 1996. Les Editions du Pacifique, Paris. 208 pp, colour plates.
ABC Bulletin 4.2 September 1997 A photographic guide to birds of prey of southern, central and eastern Africa David Allan. 1996. New Holland, London. 171 colour photographs.
ABC Bulletin 4.1 March 1997 The Birds of Kenya and northern Tanzania Date A. Zimmerman, Donald A. Turner & David J. Pearson. Christopher Helm, A. & C. Black. 740 pages, 124 colour plates and 19 black-and-white pages of photographs.
ABC Bulletin 4.1 March 1997 Swaziland bird atlas 1985 -1991 Vincent Parker. 1994. 274 pages. Softback, 'Perfect' bound. Websters, Mbabane, Swaziland. ISBN 0-7978-0396-3.
ABC Bulletin 4.1 March 1997 Nesting Birds. The breeding habits of southern African birds. Peter Steyn. 1996. Fernwood Press, Vlaeberg. 240 pages, many colour photographs. 1-874950-15-6 (Standard Edition).
ABC Bulletin 3.2 September 1996 Birds of the southwestern Cape and where to watch them Compiled by Wally Petersen and Mel Tripp. UK£12 including p&p from the Cape Bird Club, PO Box 5022, Cape Town 8000, South Africa.
ABC Bulletin 3.2 September 1996 A photographic guide to birds of East Africa. A photographic guide to birds of Namibia. Dave Richards. 1995. Ian and Jackie Sinclair. 144 pp. many colour photographs. New Holland, London.
ABC Bulletin 3.2 September 1996 The Birds of Israel Hadoram Shirihai, edited by Ehud Dovrat and David A. Christie, 1996. Academic Press/Unipress. UK£60.
ABC Bulletin 3.2 September 1996 Forest Birds In Côte d'lvoire. A survey of Tai National Park and other forests and forestry plantations 1989-1991 Mary E. Gartshore, Phillip D, Taylor and Ian S. Francis, 1995. Study Report 58, BirdLife International, Cambridge. 81pp. Available from Natural History Book Service, 2-3 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5XN, UK. £5.50
ABC Bulletin 3.2 September 1996 A preliminary natural history survey of Mambilla plateau and some lowland forests of eastern Nigeria R. J. Dowsett (ed) 1989. Tauraco Research Reports Nos. 1,2. R. J. Dowsett and F. Dowsett-Lemaire (eds) 1991. Tauraco Research Report No. 4. All published by and available from Tauraco Press, rue de Bois de Breux 194, B-4020 Jupille-Liège, Belgium.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Southern African Birds: A Photographic Guide Ian Sinclair and Ian Davidson, 1995. Struik: Cape Town. ISBN 1 86825 785 1. 28.5 x 22.0 cm, 304 pages, 142 plates.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Birds of Southern Africa - The Sasol Plates Collection Peter Hayman and Norman Arlott. Text by Warwick Tarboton. 1994. Struik Winchester, Cape Town. ISBN 0 947430 44X.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Collins Illustrated Checklist: Birds of Eastern Africa Ber Van Perlo. HarperCollins 1995.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Where to watch birds in Africa Nigel Wheatley, 1995. Christopher Helm / A&C Black. 432 pp, 51 line drawings, over 100 maps, laminated boards.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Palearctic Birds. A checklist of the birds of Europe, North Africa and Asia, north of the foothills of the Himalayas Mark Seaman. Harrier Publications, Stonyhurst, England
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Birds of South Africa, Checklist and Alternative Names Compiled by P A R Hockey, 1994. Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd. ISBN 1 86825 631 6. Distributed by New Holland.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Woodpeckers. A guide to the Woodpeckers, Piculets and Wrynecks of the World Hans Winkler, David A. Christie and David Nurney, 1995. Pica Press, Sussex & Russel Friedman Books, South Africa.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 The Hornbills Alan Kemp, illustrated by Martin Woodcock, 1995. Oxford University Press, ISBN 0 19 857729 X. 319pp. 15 colour plates, distribution maps for all species.
ABC Bulletin 3.1 March 1996 Swifts - A guide to the swifts and treeswifts of the world Phil Chantler and Gerald Driessens, 1995. Pica Press, East Sussex. ISBN 1-873403-313-3. 237 pp, 170x245 mm, hardback.
ABC Bulletin 2.2 August 1995 SASOL Birds of the Kruger National Park Guy Gibbon. £22.99
ABC Bulletin 2.1 March 1995 Finches & Sparrows. An Identification Guide Peter Clement, Alan Harris and John Davis. Christopher Helm. A&C Black, London. 500pp. 73 colour plates, includes distribution maps. £29.99
ABC Bulletin 2.1 March 1995 A Bird Watcher's Guide to the Gambia Rod Ward. Prion, ISBN 1 871104 041, Publ. July 1994. Price £9.75. Distributed by NHBS, 2 Wills Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5XN, UK.
ABC Bulletin 2.1 March 1995 Birds of the African Rainforests, Sounds of Nature Series. Parts One and Two Recorded by Stuart Keith, produced by Stuart Keith and William Gunn. Published by the Federation of Ontario Naturalists and the American Museum of Natural History. Total running time approximately 50 minutes each. £16.95 incl p&p the pair from WildSounds, PO Box 9 Holt, Norfolk NR25 7AW, UK. tel/fax + 44 (0) 1263 741100.
ABC Bulletin 2.1 March 1995 The Birds of Nigeria J.H. Elgood, J.B. Heigham, A.M. Moore, A.N. Nason, R.E. Sharland & N.J. Skinner. BOU Check-list No. 4 (Second Edition). British Ornithologists' Union, Tring. 1994. ISBN 0-907446-16-7. Price £21.00 in UK, £23.00 overseas, from British Ornithologists' Union, c/o Natural History Museum, Akeman Street, Tring, Herts HP23 6AP, UK.
ABC Bulletin 2.1 March 1995 Checklist of Birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy Regions. Volume 1. Species Limits and Distribution R. J. Dowsett & A D. Forbes-Watson (Eds.). Tauraco Press, Liége, Belgium. 1993 and
ABC Bulletin 1.2 September 1994 São Tomé and Príncipe : A birders guide to the Gulf of Guinea islands of São Tomé and Príncipe Dave Sargeant. Privately published. £7.50.
ABC Bulletin 1.2 September 1994 A birders guide to Mauritius and Reunion (with seabirds of the western Indian Ocean) Dave Sargeant. Privately published. £6,00
ABC Bulletin 1.2 September 1994 Illustrated Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey and Warwick Tarboton. Illustrated by Peter Hayman & Norman Arlott. New Holland 1993. 426 pp, 200 colour plates, distribution maps, £19.99.
ABC Bulletin 1.1 March 1994 A Birder's Guide to Gabon, West Africa Dave Sargeant, published privately, 1993. 100 pp, £11.50.
ABC Bulletin 1.1 March 1994 Putting Biodiversity on the Map - Priority Areas for Global Conservation Bibby C J et al. ICBP, Cambridge. 1992.

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