Handbooks about Cameroon and West Africa

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First ever comprehensive identification guide for West African birds
Birds of Western Africa: An Identification Guide. Nik Borrow and Ron Demey
Major new handbook describing and illustrating 1282 species occuring in the western countries of Africa. Countries covered are Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Rio Muni, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, part of Mauritania and the islands of Sao Tome, Principe and Bioko (Fernando Po). The guide is illustrated with 142 colour plates covering all the species described and distribution maps are provided for the majority of species.
832 pages, 147 col plates, 1100 dist maps. Christopher Helm
Price GBP 55.00 - 2001 - Order Code: #40675W Hardback
Kallas "BWA". Bör tas med i minst 5 ex. Inköpt av: Nils, Bengt
African Bird Sounds, Volume 2: West and Central Africa. Claude Chappuis.
Covers 1043 species. 190 pages, 11 CD set with 190 page English booklet. NSA
Price GBP 125.00 - 2001 - Order Code: #119047W CD
CD kopieras av: Erling. Finns på MD: Jonas
Collins Illustrated Checklist to the Birds of West Africa. Ber Van Perlo.
Essential guide for identifying over 1500 species, giving information on key identification features, habitat, and songs and calls. Covers the Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Guninea-Bissau, The Gambia, Senegal, southern Mali and Burkina. All plumages for each species are illustrated, including males, females and juvenilles.
400 pages, 109 col plates, distrib maps.
Harper Collins Price GBP 19.99 - Order Code: #115638W Paperback.
Kallas: "Van Perlo". Bör skaffas av alla deltagare. Inköpt av: Bengt, Erling
West Africa. The Rough Guide. Hudgens and Trillo. 1999. 1194 pp.
Pp. 1036 - 1133 covers Cameroon.
Kallas: "Rough-guiden". Inköpt: Erling.
Lonely Planet Travel Guides: West Africa
Alex Newton et al
Covers travel in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
943 pages, 37 pp col photos [incl. birdlife section], 160 maps.
Price GBP 17.99 -Edition 4 1999 - Order Code: #103629W Paperback
OBS: Täcker ej Kamerun. Slut på förlaget

The only Lonely Planet book covering Cameroon is; Africa on a shoestring, H. Finlay. (48 countries). 9th edition. January 2001.
Large Mammals of West Africa. DCD Happold   OUT OF PRINT
Old and introductury guide.
105 pages, col plates & b/w photos.
Finns: Erling
A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa. W Serle and G Morel
1992 reprint. Over 1,000 species are described, and 650 illustrated.
351 pages, colour and black and white plates [by Wolfgang Hartwig].
Harper Collins
Price GBP 19.99 - 1977 - Order Code: #744W Hardback
(Erling, Nils m.fl. har 1977 års upplaga. Skippas. Bättre att satsa på BWA Helm Guide)
Greenbul Identification
A Birders Guide to Identification of West African Greenbuls and Bulbuls. Dave Sargeant
Field key to the 26 species.
6 pages, tabs.
Price GBP 4.50 - 1993 - Order Code: #35656W Spiralbound
(Denna grupp finns med i "Birds of Africa"-series, troligen ej lönt skaffa denna)
Cameroun: IGN Country Map
Scale: 1.5M.
Price GBP 9.99 - Order Code: #72527W Map
Cameroon: Freytag & Berndt Road Map
Scale: 1.5M.
Price GBP 6.95 - Order Code: #76335W Map
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA. C Hilary Fry, Stuart Keith and Emil Urban
An authoritative reference work that will number seven volumes when completed. It covers all breeding species in full, with details of range, status, description, voice, general habits and breeding; non-breeding visitors are treated more briefly, with emphasis on their status and behaviour whilst in Africa. Extensively illustrated with large format colour plates by Martin Woodcock. Includes full bibliographies, acoustic references and indexes of English, French and scientific names.
This series contains the following volumes:
Volume 1 Ostriches to Falcons Price: GBP 84 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 130) [1982]#571W. Nickname: BA 1.
Volume 2 Gamebirds to Pigeons Price: GBP 84 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 130) [1986] #572W Nickname: BA 2.
Volume 3 Parrots to Woodpeckers Price: GBP 84 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 130) [1988] #2780W. Nickname: BA 3.
Volume 4 Broadbills to Chats Price: GBP 84 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 115) [1992] #10567W. Nickname: BA 4.
Volume 5 Thrushes to Puffback Flycatchers Price: GBP 84 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 120) [1997] #19103W. Nickname: BA 5.
Volume 6 Picathartes to Oxpeckers Price: GBP 92 (Price after 31/03/2002: GBP 115) [2000] #19104W. Nickname: BA 6.
Inköpt volym 1-6: Erling, Nils
Volume 7 Price not yet announced [In preparation - due 2003] #19105W Available Set (Volumes 1 - 6) Price: GBP 585 [2000] #65217W. Nickname: BA 7
Kanske hinner denna komma ut före mars-2003.
Where to Watch Birds in Afric. Nigel Wheatley
This guide covers 200 sites in detail, with brief coverage of many more, and encompasses the whole African continent from Morocco to South Africa, including Madagascar and other offshore islands. Sites are arranged by country, with general introductions, and site details which include lists of endemics, specialities and other birds likely to be seen, accompanied by maps and drawings.
432 pages, 51 line illus, 110 maps. Christopher Helm
Price GBP 12.99 (reduced from 15.99 until 31/03/2002) - 1995 - Order Code: #44409W Hardback
Kallas: "WBA" Inköpt: Bengt-Eric
Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands. Priority Sites for Conservation
Edited by Birdlife International, Lincoln DC Fishpool and Michael I Evans
Published by Pisces on behalf of Birdlife International, this comprehensive regional volume sets out for the first time the priority sites within Africa for conservation. A huge wealth of detail is given for 1250 sites spread across 58 countries. Country summaries provide environmental, geographic, political and cultural information as well as conservation factors and ornithological summaries.
1144 pages, b/w illus, tabs, dist maps. Pisces
Price GBP 55.00 - 2001 - Order Code: #120103W Hardback
Kallas: "BirdLife-guiden" Inköpt: Bengt-Eric, Jonas
Created 12 March 2002, Erling Jirle, webmaster. Updated 5 Oct 2002.