Field Guide to the Birds of Ghana (HBK)

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2nd (2022)

This spectacular second edition of Birds of Ghana is the ultimate reference to the birds of this rich and varied corner of Africa. Now with completely revised and expanded maps, this guide is essential for researchers, birders and conservationists alike.

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This authoritative guide covers all 773 species recorded in Ghana and neighbouring Togo, including details of all residents, migrants and known vagrants. Over 150 stunning colour plates depict every species and also covers all the distinct plumages and subspecies likely to be encountered. Concise species accounts describe key identification features, status, range, habitat and voice with fully updated distribution maps for each species.

Nik Borrow studied painting at Wimbledon School of Art and is responsible for the illustrations and maps in the books. He has a particular interest in the Afrotropics and has been birding in sub-Saharan Africa since 1987, principally leading birding tours. He is currently a member of the East African Rarities Committee, a keen photographer and lives in Norfolk, England.

Ron Demey is a freelance ornithologist who has lived and worked in several West African countries. He has travelled extensively in the region, amassing a considerable knowledge of its avifauna. Ron has worked on several African projects for BirdLife International, participated in Rapid Assessment Program expeditions organised by Conservation International. He is currently editor of the Bulletin of the African Bird Club.