"The Birds of Africa"
is also a five-volume handbook by George Ernest Shelley, published 1896-1912.
The Birds of Africa
C. Hilary Fry,
Stuart Keith, Emil Urban
1982 - 2013
is an eight-volume The Birds of Africa ornithological handbook. Its authors/editors are C. Hilary Fry, Stuart Keith and Emil Urban, and each volume contains colour plates painted by Martin Woodcock.
Content [ edit ]
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
Volumes [ edit ]
The series contained the following volumes:
Ostriches to Falcons, published in 1982
Gamebirds to Pigeons, published in 1986
Parrots to Woodpeckers, published in 1988
Broadbills to Chats, published in 1992
Thrushes to Puffback Flycatchers, published in 1997
Picathartes to Oxpeckers, published in 2000
Sparrows to Buntings, published in 2004
The Malagasy Region, published 2013