Love bird watching but want to know more? Then this book is for you
Featherings – True Stories in Search of Birds edited by Vernon RL Head is a remarkable collection of birding stories, written by some of South Africa’s most intrepid bird observers and is the perfect gift for… well, anyone enthusiastic or interested in bird watching.
Birds and their names sing from the pages; owls, shoebills, sandgrouse, hooded pittas, rhinoceros hornbills, brown kiwis, rock doves, Cape eagle owls, greater flameback woodpeckers, inaccessible island rail, superb and beautiful sunbird, violet turaco and the African crowned eagle.
Contributors include: David Allan, Mark D Anderson, Mark Brown, Callan Cohen, Susie Cunningham, W Richard, J Dean, Morné du Plessis, Vernon RL Head, Alan Kemp, David Letsoalo, Rob Little, John Maytham, Adam Riley, Peter Ryan, Claire Spottiswoode, Peter Steyn, Peter Sullivan, Warwick Tarboton, Mel Tripp and Ross Wanless.
All author royalties will be donated to the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology to support ongoing ornithological research.
Available for R250 from selected bookstores, Jacana.