This updated edition reflects taxonomic changes based on recent research and DNA studies. Calls for most species can be accessed via QR codes in the book
or downloaded from a website.
Title available mid-November.
Softcover, 508 pages, 240 x 170 mm
Product Code: 112860
This guide profi les 101 garden birds likely to be found in gardens across southern Africa, informing readers about what to look and listen for, and where
and when. It’s also a guide to creating a bird-friendly garden wherever you are in the region.
Softcover, 192 pages, 215 x 180 mm
Product Code: 112870
Sharks are among the most persecuted animals on Earth. The story of the remarkable journey of Nicole (named after shark enthusiast Nicole Kidman) raises awareness of the plight of sharks in the 21st century.
Softcover, 184 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 112840
A practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season.
Softcover, 136 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 112880
This is not an exhaustive reference to all South African flies, but is rather an anthology of those that, by virtue of their innovation in design, materials and tying techniques, have helped shape, and in some cases change, the thinking on fly-tying in this country.
Hardcover, 176 pages, 220 x 220 mm
Product Code: 112830
The story of what happened when South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony decided to accept a herd of ‘rogue’ elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand.
Softcover, 400 pages, 196 x 130 mm
Product Code: 112850
This guide focuses on the larger species, as well as some of the more frequently seen smaller ones. A revised, expanded and redesigned edition.
Softcover, 456 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 110290
This richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents. Concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, plus distribution maps, will enable quick identification of species.
Softcover, 424 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 110280
Insectopedia explores the intriguing and biology of insects – from mating and breeding, metamorphosis and movement to sight, smell, hearing and their adaptations to heat and cold. The book concludes with a 60-page illustrated field guide, describing most insect orders and their main families. Previously published as Insectlopedia of Southern Africa, this revised and redesigned edition includes up-to-date information, an expanded identification section and several hundred new photographs.
Softcover, 216 pages, 215 x 180 mm
Product Code: 107970
This annual publication is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, and the guide also has information about the sun, moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images.
Product Code: 102980
The Kruger National Park, one of the largest and best-known conservation areas in the world, supports a remarkable diversity of birds. This attractive and handy field guide lists more than 500 species that have been recorded here and provides full-colour photographs, detailed distribution maps and succinct information on 400 of these – all the species that a visitor is likely to encounter in the park.
Product Code: 105270
This field guide to the wildlife of Southern Africa describes more than 2 000 plants and animals, with full-colour illustrations. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field.
Softcover, 344 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 105250
A collection of daring rescues to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). From burning ships to shark attacks, sinking trawlers to hallucinating fishermen, these are the stories of mans battle with some of the most dangerous waters on earth. But there is one story in particular that gave rise to the creation of the NSRI…
Product Code: 105260