Introduction THIS ATLAS The idea of a bird atlas is to show distributions in some detail . ... Turner ( 1981 ) reported on the early progress of this scheme , and published a map of coverage for Kenya and Tanzania .
Author: Adrian Lewis
Kenya, a country only the size of Texas, has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa. This atlas is an explanatory overview of Kenya's 1065 species, essential both to the birdwatcher as a means of finding birds and interpreting the significance of field observations, and to the ornithologist as a standard reference work.
Key to records For new Atlas records , the species number as given in the Atlas is placed in brackets after the name ... we concentrated on publishing the records that are updates to A Bird Atlas of Kenya ( Lewis & Pomeroy , 1989 ) .
Small and compact, the guide covers a remarkable 1388 species, and three experienced artists have painstakingly prepared 287 plates with almost 3400 images illustrating all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered.
Author: Terry Stevenson
Publisher: A & C Black
The Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular region. Small and compact, the guide covers a remarkable 1388 species, and three experienced artists have painstakingly prepared 287 plates with almost 3400 images illustrating all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Set opposite the plates are concise descriptive accounts dealing with identification, status, habits and voice, and range maps. Background sections include notes on how to use the species accounts, nomenclature, conservation, where to send records, and maps of protected and other important bird areas.Includes: * 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
A Bird Atlas of Kenya . Rotterdam : A.A. Balkema Publishers . Lincer , K.F. , Zalkind , D. Brown , L.H. & Hopcraft , J. Organochloride residues in Kenya's Rift Valley lakes . J. Appl . Ecol . 18 : 157-171 Lindsay , N. 1994.
Author: Leon A. Bennun
Publisher: Nature Kenya East Africa Natural History Society
Anon . 1970 : Atlas of Kenya , 3rd ed . 103 pp . Survey of Kenya . Nairobi . Ash , J. S. & Pomeroy , D. E. 1981 : Mapping schemes in the Afrotropical region . - Ibis 123 : 552-553 . Britton , P. L. ( ed . ) 1980 : Birds of East Africa .
Bird atlas of Kenya . Rotterdam , Balkema , 1989. 620pp . ( Maps ranges of 1,065 spp ) . - - First updating bulletin for A bird atlas of Kenya . [ Nairobi , Adrian Lewis ] , 1989. 9pp . Oyugi , Joseph O. New records for the Bird atlas ...
Author: John McIlwaine
Publisher: Hans Zell Publishers
First published in 1993, this is a new revised and substantially expanded edition of a highly acclaimed reference resource that evaluates the leading sources of information (other than bibliographies) on Africa South of the Sahara.
1981. Kerio Valley past , present and future . Nairobi : Proceedings of Seminar , Institute of African Studies , University of Nairobi 21-22 May . LEWIS , A.D. & POMEROY , D.E. 1989. A bird atlas of Kenya . Rotterdam : Balkema .
A Bird Atlas of Kenya . A.A. Balkema , Rotterdam / Brookfield , 620 p . Price in Belgium 2500 BEF . At a time when not yet every country in well - explored Europe has its bird atlas , these very useful publications are beginning to ...