This commemorative tenth edition celebrates the contribution of the late author, Kenneth Newman, fully revised and updated by his daughter, Vanessa Newman, to reflect the latest research, taxonomy and common names. Newman's Birds of Southern Africa, a leading field guide in the region, illustrates and fully describes all the birds recorded from the Antarctic to the Zambezi River. The familiar, user-friendly format of Newman's Birds has been subtly modernized for a fresh look, and plate annotations have been added to the large, accurate paintings of each species, in line with modern trends.
This book offers:
- A familiar, user-friendly format
- Color coding of major bird groups
- Bold cross-referencing between text and images
- Accurate paintings of each bird as it is seen in the field
- Diagnostic features labeled on illustrations
- A clear, informative introduction
About The Authors:
KENNETH NEWMAN (1924 - 2006), renowned bird painter and ornithologist, contributed significantly to the growing interest in, and awareness of, birds in southern Africa. His numerous books have a million copies worldwide. He served as president of the South African Ornithological Society and of BirdLife South Africa, and was a recipient of the SAOS Gill Memorial Award and the Zoological Society's Stevenson-Hamilton Award.
The daughter of Kenneth Newman, VANESSA NEWMAN is the editor of this latest edition of Newman's Birds.