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The Resource Birds of the Serengeti : and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Adam Scott Kennedy

Birds of the Serengeti : and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Adam Scott Kennedy

Label
Birds of the Serengeti : and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Title
Birds of the Serengeti
Title remainder
and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Statement of responsibility
Adam Scott Kennedy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti is one of the world's most famous wildlife regions. Birds of the Serengeti is a groundbreaking and essential photographic guide, featuring more than 270 bird species most likely to be encountered in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This easy-to-use guide includes 480 dazzling color photos, an attractive and handy layout, and informative and accessible text that discusses interesting behaviors and provides insights into species background. Rich in detail, this indispensable volume uses a habitat-based approach, making it
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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Kennedy, Adam Scott
Dewey number
598.0
Index
index present
LC call number
QL692
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
WildGuides
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • NATURE
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • Birds
  • Tanzania
  • Tanzania
Label
Birds of the Serengeti : and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Adam Scott Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About this book; The habitats; Plains; Marsh and water; Woodland, scrub & garden; Acacia scrub; Village; Forest; Up in the air; Nightbirds; Lake Victoria specials; Map of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area -- NCA; BIRDS OF THE PLAINS; The Big Ones: 1 -- Ostrich; The Big Ones: 2 -- Secretarybird and Grey Crowned Crane; Bustards -- Kori, Black-bellied and White-bellied Bustards . .; Small plover & coursers -- Double-banded and Temminck's Coursers and Kittlitz's Plover; Vanellus plovers -- Crowned, Senegal and Black-winged Plovers
  • Sandgrouse -- Black-faced, Yellow-throated and Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse .Storks and ground hornbill -- White and Abdim's Storks and Southern Ground Hornbill; At the carcass -- Marabou Stork and Rüppell's and White-backed Vultures; Vultures -- White-headed, Hooded and Lappet-faced Vultures .; Vultures in flight -- all species for comparison; Black-and-white eagles and Egyptian Vulture -- Martial and Black-chested Snake Eagles and Egyptian Vulture; Black-and-white eagles -- Verreaux's Eagle, Augur Buzzard and Bateleur; Brown raptors -- Black Kite and Tawny and Steppe Eagles
  • Raptors in flight -- all species for comparisonGrey raptors -- Pallid and Montagu's Harriers and African Harrier Hawk; Large falcon and grey kite -- Lanner Falcon and Black-shouldered Kite; Small falcons -- Grey, Common and Lesser Kestrels; Rollers -- Lilac-breasted and Eurasian Rollers; Oxpeckers and starling -- Red-billed and Yellow-billed Oxpeckers and Wattled Starling; Little brown jobs or 'LBJs' -- Pectoral-patch and Zitting Cisticolas and Red-capped and Rufous-naped Larks . .; Sparrow lark and chats -- Fischer's Sparrow Lark and Sooty and Anteater Chats
  • Wheatears -- Capped, Northern and Pied WheatearsUpright birds of the plains -- Yellow-throated and Rosy-breasted Longclaws and Buffy and Grassland Pipits; Bishop and widowbirds -- Yellow Bishop and Yellow-mantled and Jackson's Widowbirds; BIRDS OF MARSH AND WATER; Flamingos -- Greater and Lesser Flamingos; Wetland storks -- Woolly-necked, Yellow-billed and African Open-billed Storks; Stork and ibises -- Saddle-billed Stork and Sacred and Hadada Ibises; Small herons -- Hamerkop and Striated and Squacco Herons; Large, dark herons -- Goliath, Grey and Black-headed Herons
  • Egrets -- Cattle, Little and Great White EgretsFish eagle -- African Fish Eagle; Smaller ducks -- Red-billed Teal and White-faced Whistling and Fulvous Whistling Ducks; Larger wildfowl -- Spur-winged and Egyptian Geese and Knob-billed Duck; Birds of the water's edge -- Black-winged Stilt, African Jacana and Black Crake .; Wetland plovers -- African Wattled, Blacksmith and Spur-winged Plovers; Waders: 1 -- Water Thick-knee and Ruff; Waders: 2 -- Common Greenshank, Marsh Sandpiper and Three-banded Plover; Waders: 3 -- Wood, Common and Green Sandpipers; Kingfishers -- Giant, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers
  • Wagtails and waxbill -- Yellow and African Pied Wagtails and Common Waxbill
Control code
863672255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306142700
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4kdr0k
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863672255
Label
Birds of the Serengeti : and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Adam Scott Kennedy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; About this book; The habitats; Plains; Marsh and water; Woodland, scrub & garden; Acacia scrub; Village; Forest; Up in the air; Nightbirds; Lake Victoria specials; Map of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area -- NCA; BIRDS OF THE PLAINS; The Big Ones: 1 -- Ostrich; The Big Ones: 2 -- Secretarybird and Grey Crowned Crane; Bustards -- Kori, Black-bellied and White-bellied Bustards . .; Small plover & coursers -- Double-banded and Temminck's Coursers and Kittlitz's Plover; Vanellus plovers -- Crowned, Senegal and Black-winged Plovers
  • Sandgrouse -- Black-faced, Yellow-throated and Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse .Storks and ground hornbill -- White and Abdim's Storks and Southern Ground Hornbill; At the carcass -- Marabou Stork and Rüppell's and White-backed Vultures; Vultures -- White-headed, Hooded and Lappet-faced Vultures .; Vultures in flight -- all species for comparison; Black-and-white eagles and Egyptian Vulture -- Martial and Black-chested Snake Eagles and Egyptian Vulture; Black-and-white eagles -- Verreaux's Eagle, Augur Buzzard and Bateleur; Brown raptors -- Black Kite and Tawny and Steppe Eagles
  • Raptors in flight -- all species for comparisonGrey raptors -- Pallid and Montagu's Harriers and African Harrier Hawk; Large falcon and grey kite -- Lanner Falcon and Black-shouldered Kite; Small falcons -- Grey, Common and Lesser Kestrels; Rollers -- Lilac-breasted and Eurasian Rollers; Oxpeckers and starling -- Red-billed and Yellow-billed Oxpeckers and Wattled Starling; Little brown jobs or 'LBJs' -- Pectoral-patch and Zitting Cisticolas and Red-capped and Rufous-naped Larks . .; Sparrow lark and chats -- Fischer's Sparrow Lark and Sooty and Anteater Chats
  • Wheatears -- Capped, Northern and Pied WheatearsUpright birds of the plains -- Yellow-throated and Rosy-breasted Longclaws and Buffy and Grassland Pipits; Bishop and widowbirds -- Yellow Bishop and Yellow-mantled and Jackson's Widowbirds; BIRDS OF MARSH AND WATER; Flamingos -- Greater and Lesser Flamingos; Wetland storks -- Woolly-necked, Yellow-billed and African Open-billed Storks; Stork and ibises -- Saddle-billed Stork and Sacred and Hadada Ibises; Small herons -- Hamerkop and Striated and Squacco Herons; Large, dark herons -- Goliath, Grey and Black-headed Herons
  • Egrets -- Cattle, Little and Great White EgretsFish eagle -- African Fish Eagle; Smaller ducks -- Red-billed Teal and White-faced Whistling and Fulvous Whistling Ducks; Larger wildfowl -- Spur-winged and Egyptian Geese and Knob-billed Duck; Birds of the water's edge -- Black-winged Stilt, African Jacana and Black Crake .; Wetland plovers -- African Wattled, Blacksmith and Spur-winged Plovers; Waders: 1 -- Water Thick-knee and Ruff; Waders: 2 -- Common Greenshank, Marsh Sandpiper and Three-banded Plover; Waders: 3 -- Wood, Common and Green Sandpipers; Kingfishers -- Giant, Malachite and Pied Kingfishers
  • Wagtails and waxbill -- Yellow and African Pied Wagtails and Common Waxbill
Control code
863672255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306142700
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4kdr0k
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863672255

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