152pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback, Second Edition, Cape Town, (2011) 2021
This updated and expanded edition offers a unique a three-stage method for identifying and distinguishing the birds commonly known as ‘little brown jobs’. Since calls play a critical role in identifying these birds, individual calls and comparative tracks are included.
"After a number of attempts by other authors, at last a birding field guide is published that really simplifies the formidable task of identifying LBJs (little brown jobs) successfully." Theo Pauw, Wild Web Site
Doug Newman is the author of Bird Calls for Beginners and 500 Common Bird Calls in Southern Africa.
Gordon King is co-author (with Doug Newman) of Sounds of the African Bush. Newman and King are co-founders of the Simply Birding website.