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Animals of the Masai Mara

Adam Scott Kennedy & Vicki Kennedy

Paper | October 2012 | $27.95 / £17.95 | ISBN: 9780691156019?144 pp. | 6 x 8 | 140+ color photos

One of the greatest attractions of a trip to Kenya is the chance to see animals such as lions, cheetah, leopards, zebra, and giraffe up close and in their natural habitats. Animals of the Masai Mara is a lavish photographic guide that explores the charismatic wildlife most likely to be encountered by a safari visitor to the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwest Kenya. More than 160 stunning photographs showcase 65 mammals and 17 reptile species, including 6 snakes. Designed to be informative and locally accurate, rather than purely identification-based, this easy-to-use book pays particular attention to wildlife behaviour and is written from the firsthand experiences of the authors and the knowledge of local safari guides. Numerous “Top Tips” throughout show readers how and where to locate specific species. The only field guide to focus solely on the wildlife of the Masai Mara National Reserve, Animals of the Masai Mara will be indispensable to visitors to this famous park and all nature enthusiasts with an interest in this area of the world.

  • The only photographic guide specific to the animals of the Masai Mara National Reserve
  • More than 140 remarkable photographs covering 65 mammals and 17 reptile species, including 6 snakes
  • Accessible text explores animal behavior and other interesting facts
  • A brief and informative introduction to the habitats of the Masai Mara

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Birds of the Masai Mara

Adam Scott Kennedy

Paper | September 2012 | $27.95 / £17.95 | ISBN: 9780691155944
176 pp. | 6 x 8 | 300+ color photos

Birds of the Masai Mara is a remarkably beautiful photographic guide featuring the bird species likely to be encountered by visitors to the popular Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. With an eye-catching layout, easy-to-use format, and no-jargon approach, the book contains more than 300 stunning photographs covering over 200 species of birds and is accessible and informative, rather than purely identification-based. A handy, brief introduction provides visitors with background on the habitats of the national park, and the guide’s habitat-based approach makes it simple to identify any bird species according to where it is found. Based on the firsthand experiences of the author, Birds of the Masai Mara is an ideal companion to all those visiting the national reserve and to bird aficionados interested in learning more about the region.

  • The only photographic guide to focus solely on the bird species of the Masai Mara National Reserve
  • More than 300 remarkable photographs covering over 200 species
  • Accessible text explores bird species behavior and species etymology
  • A brief and handy introduction examines the habitats of the Masai Mara
  • Easy-to-use habitat-based layout makes exciting birdwatching easy

Download your Birds of the Masai Mara Check List here.

 

Animals_SerengetiAnimals of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Adam Scott Kennedy & Vicki Kennedy

Paper | 2014 | $27.95 / £17.95 | ISBN: 9780691159089
152 pp. | 6 x 8 | 146 color illus.

Containing 146 stunning colour photos, Animals of the Serengeti is a remarkable look at the mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in the world-famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. With an eye-catching layout, accessible text, and easy-to-use format, this detailed photographic guide includes 89 species of mammal and reptile. Useful “Top Tips”–shared by local Tanzanian guides that work in the region–provide visitors with insights into behavioural habits and how to locate specific animals. Filled with vivid anecdotes, Animals of the Serengeti will enable any safari traveler to identify the area’s wildlife with ease.

  • Covers the 89 species likely to be encountered in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Features male and female variations
  • Accessible text aimed at safari visitors of all levels

 

 

 

 

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Birds of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Adam Scott Kennedy

Paper | 2014 | $27.95 / £17.95 | ISBN: 9780691159102
224 pp. | 6 x 8 | 480 color illus.

Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti is one of the world’s most famous wildlife regions. Birds of the Serengeti is a groundbreaking and essential photographic guide, featuring more than 270 bird species most likely to be encountered in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This easy-to-use guide includes 480 dazzling colour photos, an attractive and handy layout, and informative and accessible text that discusses interesting behaviours and provides insights into species background. Rich in detail, this indispensable volume uses a habitat-based approach, making it simple for everyone–from the novice to the experienced birdwatcher–to locate diverse birds in this fascinating area of the world.

  • Looks at more than 270 bird species most likely to be encountered in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Speke Gulf
  • Features major plumage variations
  • Habitat-based approach
  • Informative and accessible text

 

 

 

Birds of Kenya’s Rift Valley
Adam Scott Kennedy

Paper | May 2014 | $29.95 / £18.95 | ISBN: 9780691159072
264 pp. | 6 x 8 | 500 color illus.

Kenya’s East African Rift Valley includes four major national parks–Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Mount Longonot, and Hell’s Gate–as well as smaller areas that are outstanding for wildlife. Birds of Kenya’s Rift Valley features the 320 bird species most likely to be encountered on safari in this world-famous region, from Lake Baringo in the north to Lake Magadi in the south. Featuring over 500 stunning colour photos, this beautiful guide breaks new ground with its eye-catching layout and easy-to-use format. The book follows a habitat-based approach and provides interesting information about the ecology and behaviours of each species. Birds of Kenya’s Rift Valley avoids technical jargon in the species descriptions, which makes the guide easily accessible to anyone. With it, you will be identifying birds in no time.

  • Stunning photos of 320 bird species
  • Major plumage variations depicted
  • Jargon-free text
  • Helpful notes on what to look and listen for, behaviour, and why some birds are so named

 

 

 

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