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  1. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    Numerous plates have been reorganised to accomodate extra images. The plate containing Bateleur now holds the same images from the previous edition but rearranged slightly, to accomodate three images of Congo Serpent Eagle which wasn't illustrated at all in the first ed. Some of the redrawn...
  2. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    My regular supplier just wrote to me.... 'Stock arrived late this afternoon (Fri) so order will be dispatched early next week'.
  3. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    It must be seriously revised if there are 138 new species, covered in the same amount of pages as the first edition? It's going to be interesting, to see how they've covered all the new species both with plates and text, without increasing the amount of pages. Either the plates are cramped with...
  4. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    So, two more plates, same number of pages = very minimal text? I wonder how up to date it is, Kandt's Waxbill, Boubous, Olive and Tullberg's Woodpeckers, lump of Ruwenzori Nightjar? Must be plenty I'm not aware of too but I guess we'll know soon.
  5. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    Available in HB and SB, it has the same number of pages as the 1st ed. The info does not mention any taxonomic changes but there should be a few at least or it's not worth buying it?
  6. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    I wonder, what can be the hold ups when significant 'slips' occur, artwork, text? You'd think the bulk of the book would be in place for a 2nd ed, requiring a relatively small expansion of the original volume to accomodate new species? There can't be that many new species hence / plates /...
  7. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    As Jim is a publisher at Bloomsbury, I think there's a good chance that he does indeed have some 'inside info'.
  8. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    For anyone going on safari, I can highly recommend this title for those who want to understand a little about animal behaviour. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Safari-Companion-Watching-African-Mammals/dp/0930031490/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1545076447&sr=1-2&keywords=safari+companion
  9. Andy Adcock

    Birds of East Africa -Field Guides

    Hi Carol, your link doesn't display properly for me so don't know the book you refer to? This is due as you can see in Nov 19 Birds of East Africa 2nd edition Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe; Illustrated by Brian E Small & John Gale Available from 21 November 2019. Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda...
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