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...
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...
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.
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 /...
For anyone going on safari, I can highly recommend this title for those who want to understand a little about animal behaviour.
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...