Water-resistant and compact, this handy guide to the resident and seasonal birds of Egypt is a perfect reference for birdwatchers keen and casual.
Author: Dominique Navarro
Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press
Tourists are not the only foreigners who flock to Egypt to find solace in Egypt's eternal sunlight and indulge in the lush abundance of the Nile River-migrating birds from the north come too, and visitors luxuriating on one of Egypt's gorgeous beaches, touring historic monuments, or enjoying a cruise down the Nile are bound to encounter a wide variety of bird life. Water-resistant and compact, this handy guide to the resident and seasonal birds of Egypt is a perfect reference for birdwatchers keen and casual. -50 Migrating and resident species of the Nile Valley - Ancient Egypt's Seasons: Akhet (Autumn) - Inundations Peret (Winter) - Growth Shomu (Summer) - Harvest - Map listing birdwatching and wintering/breeding locations
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Geology, and Archæology of the Lower Nile and Maltese Islands Andrew Leith
Adams. compare in degree with diurnal birds . However , the European nightjar ...
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I have examined a very large series from Ethiopia , Kenya Colony , Tanganyika
Territory , the eastern Belgian Congo , Uganda , and the Nile Valley of the Sudan
( 212 specimens ) and find that the birds of the Nile Valley of the southern Sudan
Author: William Henry Davenport AdamsPublish On: 1878
232 Tropical singing - birds . . . . 303 The ground or ant thrush . . . . . . 235 An old
poet ( John Lilye ) on the songs of birds 304 A picture of bird - life in Buru . . . .
237 IN THE NILE VALLEY . - - TAE IBISA flycatcher indigenous to the island .
We may sum up our knowledge relating to the alluvial deposit of the Nile , and
the alterations which have taken place in the bed of the river , under the following
heads :1. The land is slowly sinking in Lower Egypt . 2. No very marked change ...
( Fazogli Hills , Blue Nile , southeastern Sudan . ) 1910. O [ urebia ] ... The Nile Valley form , as thus restricted , is not sharply marked from either 0. montana
montana or 0. m . cottoni , and unquestionably intergrades directly with both . 1
Ann . and ...
While the migrants are only beginning to move to the places where they will do
their breeding , many of the resident birds of the Nile valley have their nesting
season well over . In March last many of the visitors going up from Luxor to the
The species marked B in the above table are birds that go much further to the
south in East Africa than in West Africa; not ... The evidence also seems to
suggest that some of these migrants, after going down the Nile valley, spread
Canon Tristram writes in his “ Natural History of the Bible ' : - " Few birds have
had more absurd fables attached to them ... It is interesting to observe that the
familiar tenants of the Nile valley in those days were the same as now ; possibly
Its winter home lies in North - eastern Africa and in Senegambia , and the bird
probably migrates to a certain extent across the Sahara . It does not follow the
usual route of migration down the Nile Valley , so far south as the Red - backed ...
Author: William Samuel Mitchell D'UrbanPublish On: 1892
These last tbree birds were seen coming from a north - west direction , and going
south or southeast . They were at a great ... The home of this Goose is to be found
, as its name implies , in the Nile valley and in tropical Africa . There are no ...
Nicoll is convinced that his moeritica , collected about 50 km . from the Nile , is
separable from the birds of the Nile Valley at the same latitude . Of course the
Fayoum is very peculiar and has , as shown by Nicoll , who made a collection of
In Africa , which is practically a continuation of the direct routes from Europe , the
most important river highway is the Nile Valley , which receives an incredible
number of migrants from Russia , Asia Minor , and Syriamost of them species that
States this is a migratory bird , inhabiting the swamps and Small as it may seem ,
this was the land of the Pharaobs rice - fields of the Southern states . Its nest is
built on the and the Ptolemies ; and in this narrow Nile valley those cedars in the
We saw little to her credit that Miss Julia Neilson managed to keep the same bird
enter the crocodile's mouth three ... the natives of the Nile Valley crocodile - birds
, ” interesting , as it agrees exactly in all its details with on a very large sand ...
The male of this bird differs from THE LESSER that of the Common Kestrel not
only KESTREL . ( Cerchneis cenchris . ) ... In winter it visits Africa , passing down
the Nile Valley to South - western Africa . The male of the Red - footed Kestrel is ...
The shrill sand - grouse ( Pterocles ) is found in the Nile valley and in the desert .
Quails appear in dense swarms as birds of passage . Among the representatives
of the bird world most frequently depicted upon the old Egyptian monuments ...
The improbability of any bird coming out alive from the closed mouth of a
crocodile is so great , and the proceeding on the ... the oldest monuments of the Nile valley , to the days when the groups of prehistoric men dotted along the
banks of the ...