767pp., maps, colour illus., paperback, Second Edition, Cape Town, (2003) 2010
Includes 500 new images, 400 updated maps and a fully revised text.
Illustrates all the birds found south of the Sahara Desert (the Afrotopic Region), including Socotra, Pemba and islands in the Gulf of Guinea.
Ian Sinclair is the author or co-author of many bird books, including Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, Field Guide to Birds of Southern Africa, Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands and Complete Photographic Field Guide to Birds of Southern Africa.
Peter Ryan is Associate Professor at the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town. He is co-author of the 7th edition of Robert Birds of Southern Africa and Complete Photographic Field Guide to Birds of Southern Africa.