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Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley

Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley

Author: Adam Scott Kennedy

Published: 2014-05-01

Publisher's Description:

Kenya's East African Rift Valley includes four major national parks--Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Mount Longonot, and Hell's Gate--as well as smaller areas that are outstanding for wildlife. Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley features the 320 bird species most likely to be encountered on safari in this world-famous region, from Lake Baringo in the north to Lake Mahadi in the south. Featuring over 500 stunning color photos, this beautiful guide breaks new ground with its eye-catching layout and easy-to-use format. The book follows a habitat-based approach and provides interesting information about the ecology and behaviors of each species. Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley avoids technical jargon in the species descriptions, which makes the guie easily accessible to anyone. With it, you will be identifying birds in no time.
  • Stunning photos of 320 bird species
  • Major plumage variations depicted
  • Jargon-free text
  • Helpful notes on what to look and listen for, behavior, and why some birds are so named


264 pp. | 6 x 8 | 500 color illus.


  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Afrotropic
  • Countries Covered: Kenya
  • Families Covered:

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  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • City: Princeton, New Jersey
  • Country: United States


  • Series Title: WILDGuides
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  • Date Published: 01 May 2014
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  • ISBN-13: 9780691159072