Birds of the Masai Mara

Birds of the Masai Mara

Adam Scott Kennedy
Copyright Date: 2012
Pages: 176
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    Birds of the Masai Mara
    Book Description:

    Birds of the Masai Marais a remarkably beautiful photographic guide featuring the bird species likely to be encountered by visitors to the popular Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. With an eye-catching layout, easy-to-use format, and no-jargon approach, the book contains more than 300 stunning photographs covering over 200 species of birds and is accessible and informative, rather than purely identification-based. A handy, brief introduction provides visitors with background on the habitats of the national park, and the guide's habitat-based approach makes it simple to identify any bird species according to where it is found. Based on the firsthand experiences of the author,Birds of the Masai Marais an ideal companion to all those visiting the national reserve and to bird aficionados interested in learning more about the region.

    The only photographic guide to focus solely on the bird species of the Masai Mara National ReserveMore than 300 remarkable photographs covering over 200 speciesAccessible text explores bird species behavior and species etymologyA brief and handy introduction examines the habitats of the Masai MaraEasy-to-use habitat-based layout makes exciting birdwatching easy

    eISBN: 978-1-4008-4492-0
    Subjects: Zoology

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-3)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. 4-9)
  3. About this book
    (pp. 11-13)
  4. The habitats
    (pp. 14-14)
  5. Plains
    (pp. 15-15)
  6. Marsh and water
    (pp. 16-17)
  7. Woodland, scrub & garden
    (pp. 18-18)
  8. Acacia scrub
    (pp. 19-19)
  9. Village
    (pp. 20-20)
  10. Forest
    (pp. 21-21)
  11. Up in the air
    (pp. 22-22)
  12. Night birds
    (pp. 23-23)
  13. Map of the Masai Mara
    (pp. 24-25)
  14. BIRDS OF THE PLAINS
    (pp. 26-63)
  15. BIRDS OF MARSH AND WATER
    (pp. 64-91)
  16. BIRDS OF WOODLAND, SCRUB & GARDEN
    (pp. 92-143)
  17. BIRDS OF ACACIA SCRUB
    (pp. 144-149)
  18. VILLAGE BIRDS
    (pp. 150-153)
  19. FOREST BIRDS
    (pp. 154-157)
  20. BIRDS OF THE AIR
    (pp. 158-163)
  21. NIGHT BIRDS
    (pp. 164-165)
  22. References and useful resources
    (pp. 166-166)
  23. Acknowledgements and photographic credits
    (pp. 167-167)
  24. Scientific names of the bird species included in this book
    (pp. 168-170)
  25. Index
    (pp. 171-176)