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Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, 5th edition

14 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

For several years I lived and birded in the south of Africa , and still have my battered second edition (1997) of the Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, the most trusted local field guide. Now, I am holding the 5th edition (2020) in my hands - what has changed in the meantime, especially in the 9 years since the 4th edition?
Before that, while you all know what South Africa is, what exactly is Southern Africa? There are several definitions of the wider southern African region, but the one accepted within the region and by the authors of this guide is that Southern Africa represents that part...
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