London: Academic Press, 2000. Quarto, 36 colour plates by Martin Woodcock, maps, other illustrations, fine copy in dustwrapper.
Universally recognised as by far the most authoritative work ever published on the subject, The Birds of Africa is a superb multi-author reference with encyclopaedic species texts, stunning paintings, detailed line drawings and comprehensive bibliographies. This, the sixth volume in a set of seven, deals with songbirds from the babblers to the starlings. The other five volumes are still available.
Price: $100.00 AU