4 edition of important bird areas of Southern Africa found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -394).
|Statement||edited by Keith N. Barnes.|
|Contributions||Barnes, Keith N.|
|LC Classifications||QL692.A435 I47 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||394 p. :|
|Number of Pages||394|
|LC Control Number||99456886|
Technical publications such as the Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland are important but "certainly do not grab the attention of the greater public nor those in our Author: Sheree Bega. Birds of Southern Africa continues to be the best and most authoritative guide to the bird species of this remarkable region. This fully revised edition covers all birds found in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and southern Mozambique. The dazzling Brand: Princeton University Press.
The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa Editor: Keith N. Barnes BirdLife South Africa. "Authoritative directory identifying a network of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Southern Africa, across a range of bird species for which a site-based approach is appropriate. Introductory sections provide notes on how to use the species accounts, the nomenclature adopted, conservation issues, where to send records, and maps of protected and other important bird areas. Between them, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe have more than 40 years\' experience leading bird tours and conducting conservation work in East Africa/5(39).
Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page layout. To date, IBAs have been identified in the Americas, with almost expected when the process is complete. Important Bird Areas of the Americas: Priority Sites for Biodiversity Conservation, was the result of a collaborative effort in all 57 countries and territories across the hemisphere, including the 23 organisations of the BirdLife Americas Partnership.
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Africa and its associated islands have over 1, Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in total covering an area of just over 2 million km 2 equivalent to some 7% of the land area.
For each geographic area, the table below shows the number of IBAs, the number of species of global conservation concern, the number of restricted range species and the number of biome restricted species. Buy The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa: NHBS - Edited By: Keith N Barnes, BirdLife South Africa About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid £ GBP.
Birds, birding and bird watching important important bird areas of Southern Africa book areas in South Africa Most of the endemic and characteristic species of South Africa are, not surprisingly, confined to the country’s unique biomes: grassland, fynbos and Karoo.
Five Endemic Bird Areas (EBAs) occur wholly or partly in South Africa, a number equalled in Africa only by Madagascar, and which support The first of these objectives was met inwith the publication of The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa.
The IBA directory for the entire African continent is scheduled for publication in The collection of bird databases at the Avian Demography Unit greatly facilitated the selection of IBAs.
Important Bird Areas in Africa and its Associated Islands: Priority sites for conservation. L.D.C. Fishpool & M.I. Evans (eds.) BirdLife Conservation Series No. Information on birds at 1, sites in 58 countries. 1, pages. 16 pages of color habitat photos.
The site covers approximately 1, ha and is one of 46 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Tunisia (Amari & Azafzaf ). Its designation as a Ramsar site is under way. About this book This publication is part of a global project being co-ordinated by BirdLife International that aims to identify all important sites for threatened birds.
This volume contains comprehensive information on 80 sites in Tanzania that meet the criteria for Important Bird Areas (IBAs). IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN AFRICA AND ASSOCIATED ISLANDS Priority sites for conservation Printed and bound in South Africa by CTP Book Printers, Caxton Street, Parow Available from Pisces Publications, 36 Kingfisher Court, Hambridge Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5SJ, FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES Antoine Catard GABON Patrice Christy THE File Size: KB.
Keith, also a keen conservationist, edited The Important Bird Areas of southern Africa (BirdLife South Africa, ) and The Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland (BirdLife South Africa, ) and has written over 70 popular and scientific articles on birds, birding and travel in Africa.
This page provides the official BirdLife South Africa checklists in both English and Afrikaans. Click on the images below to download the PDF versions of the checklists. Download the Excel Version. Callan Cohen is Director of Birding Africa, a specialist bird tour company, and was the youngest person at the time to see the landmark bird species in southern Africa.
He is the co-author of Essential Birding, Western South Africa () with Claire Spottiswoode/5(9). BirdLife species of the day Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena). BirdLife Important Bird and Biodiversity Area of the day Chinstrap Cove, Clarence Island - Antarctica.
BirdLife case study of the day Lead poisoning is preventing the recovery of California Condor. JARO Consultancy has been involved in a range of collaborative projects where the main product has been an atlas or profile of a country or region.
Book chapter. Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for conservation () Book chapter. The Important Bird Areas of southern Africa () Book chapter.
Possession Island is the largest of the Penguin Islands, a scattered group of islands to the south of is the largest among the country's coastal islands, with an area of 80 hectares ( acres), and is located kilometres ( mi) away from the Diamond Coast and 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the south of Lüderitz, on the Lüderitz Bay.
It features arid and rocky ground, with Coordinates: 26°37′0″S 15°9′15″E /. The BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than staff members.
Learn more about BirdLife Africa What we do. At least bird species have been recorded in the Etosha National Park (Hall ), which has been classified as a globally Important Bird Area (Barnes ).
The largest numbers of birds are found within the park between October and April, when the summer migrants are present. South Africa Listers’ Club. The listing region is the area within the sovereign borders of the Republic of South Africa, thus excluding Eswatini (previously called Swaziland) and Lesotho, but including the Prince Edward Islands in the Southern Ocean and their associated.
Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation Alison J. Stattersfield, Michael J. Crosby, Adrian J.
Long and David C. Wege () Birdlife International ISBN The lists of EBAs above, and all associated data, are sourced from information presented in this work.
Birds of East Africa is the first comprehensive field guide to this spectacular birding region--and one of the best to any region in the world. Covering all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi, this small and compact guide describes and illustrates a remarkable 1, species in convenient facing-page by: Southern Africa is the epicenter of Africas well-known reserves, which protect animal species such as lions, elephants, baboons, white rhinos, and Burchells zebras.
Other important animal species include the impala, a type of deer, and the springbok, a type of gazelle that can spring several feet into the air. This book is being published with the generous support of the EEA Grants under the IBACareCY Project for the “Development of a Network of Important Bird Area (IBA) Caretakers in Cyprus” (EEA.Southern African Bird Atlas Project 2 (SABAP2) SABAP2 is the most important bird conservation project in the region.
It holds this status because all other conservation initiatives depend on the results of the bird atlas, to a greater or lesser extent.The UN Millennium Development Goals report profiles one of BirdLife International's key indicators for the first time for the degree of protection of Important Bird Areas.
Today, other BirdLife indicators (Red List Index, Wild Bird Index, etc.) are widely used to measure the success of several international conventions and agreements.