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Pocket Guide Insects Of East Africa

Author : Dino J. Martins
ISBN : 9781775842729
Genre : Nature
File Size : 51.84 MB
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Insects have a greater impact on human lives and livelihoods than any other group of organisms. This guide will help you to identify insects that are frequently encountered, very striking or ecologically important in the region. Compact and easy-to-use, it features more than 400 of the interesting and diverse insect groups found in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Full-colour photographs of all featured species are accompanied by concise text giving key identification features for each group.
Category: Nature

Pocket Guide Butterflies Of South Africa

Author : Steve Woodhall
ISBN : 9781920572488
Genre : Nature
File Size : 88.10 MB
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Watching and ‘ticking’ butterflies is a rewarding hobby and one that is gaining popularity in South Africa. This handy pocket guide details more than 250 of the region’s 670 species, from the tiniest blues and coppers to enormous swallowtails and emperors. The most commonly encountered butterflies are included, but there are also a few elusive ‘specials’, for those who enjoy a challenge. The book offers • Concise text describing the habits, favoured habitat and early life stages of each butterfly (egg, larva and pupa) • Details of seasonal and other variations • Similar-looking species and status information • Full-colour photographs and distribution maps • Colour-coded calendar bars, showing at a glance when a particular butterfly is most abundant. This handy little guide should prove invaluable to beginners and more experienced butterfly enthusiasts alike.
Category: Nature

Pocket Guide To Mammals Of East Africa

Author : Chris Stuart
ISBN : 9781775840954
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File Size : 69.91 MB
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East Africa comprises a range of habitats that provide living space for more than 360 diverse species of mammal. These vary in size from the massive elephant to the tiniest bats, shrews and mice. This compact guide covers all of the common and some of the less common mammal species of the region. For each species it offers: • key identification features, behaviour, diet, breeding biology, occurrence and size • clear, full-colour photographs • track illustrations • silhouettes to indicate size relative to human figure • distribution map A section on droppings/dung of many of the animals, as well as that of relative tracks, conclude the book. Compact and easy-to-use, this is the ideal companion both for regulars and visitors to the region.

Wildlife Of East Africa

Author : Dave Richards
ISBN : 9781775840787
Genre : Nature
File Size : 52.47 MB
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This photographic guide to the wildlife of East Africa is an accessible introduction to the region’s more conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, insects, flowers and trees. A colour photograph accompanies each account, which describes the species’ appearance, size, and habits, and gives information on their conservation status, habitat and the best viewing localities. This book is an invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and other wildlife-rich places in East Africa and is a handy size for travel.
Category: Nature

The Kingdon Pocket Guide To African Mammals

Author : Jonathan Kingdon
ISBN : 9781472924391
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.54 MB
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Originally published in 2004, the Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals quickly became the field guide of choice to take on African safaris. Its compact format makes it ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive currently possible in this format. Adapted from the Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals, the greatly condensed text focuses on essential information such as identification and distribution, while the author's superb illustrations have been rearranged into an easy-to-use plate format and placed opposite the text. Complex and more obscure groups like the bats and certain rodent families are summarised by genera. Over 500 maps plot the distribution of all larger species, and for smaller mammals the maps show distribution by genus. This is a completely revised second edition of this popular guide. The information and taxonomy have been updated to follow the newly published second edition of the Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals (2015), and this new edition of the pocket guide contains several new species and illustrations. The maps have been completely replaced and there are now 200 more maps than in the original edition.
Category: Nature

The Butterflies Of Kenya And Their Natural History

Author : Torben Bjørn Larsen
ISBN : MINN:31951D005168088
Genre : Butterflies
File Size : 22.35 MB
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This book is an illustrated identification guide to the 870 butterfly species recorded in Kenya. All the adult butterflies are illustrated on 64 color plates which show 1,500 museum specimens especially photographed for this volume. The plates are supplemented by black-and-white drawings of earlier stages for some of the species. The text includes 11 introductory chapters on butterfly biology, ecology, and behavior in the Kenyan environment, followed by detailed accounts of the species. These describe appearance, field characteristics, Kenyan and African distribution, subspecies, habits, larval food plants, and additional information. No other book on the East African butterfly fauna approaches the depth of coverage given here. The author combines attractive visual information with scientific natural history to provide a reference work that will be welcomed by butterfly enthusiasts, entomologists, ecologists, and naturalists all over the world.
Category: Butterflies

North Carolina Butterflies And Moths

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 1583553371
Genre : Nature
File Size : 65.40 MB
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Laminated for durability, these handy folding guides are a great source of portable information about butterflies throughout North Carolina.
Category: Nature

Western Tanager

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ISBN : UCLA:L0075030270
Genre : Ornithology
File Size : 89.62 MB
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Category: Ornithology