Wildlife of the Okavango

Duncan Butchart

Easy-to-use, all-in-one field guide to the more common and conspicuous wildlife of the Okavango Delta and surroundings; over 300 species described, with colour photographs.
Date Published :
December 2016
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Illustration :
Color photographs throughout
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781775843382
Pages : 144
Dimensions : 7 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock


A remarkable variety of animals and plants occur in the magnificent wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta. This guide to the more common and conspicuous wildlife of Moremi, Chobe, Mudumo and other sanctuaries of northern Botswana and Namibia’s Caprivi Strip is an easy-to-use, all-in-one field reference.

With over 300 species descriptions illustrated with color photographs, information on geology, climate and habitats, as well as useful tips on watching and identifying wildlife, this guide makes it easier than ever to identify the eagle circling above your camp, the antelope splashing through the wetlands, the fishes of the waterways, or the prominent trees.

About The Author

Duncan Butchart is a naturalist, illustrator and photographer. He has written many books and popular articles, including Wildlife of the Okavango, African Safari Journal and The Vultures of Africa, and is a contributor to Figs of Southern and South-central Africa. He has worked as an ecotourism consultant across Africa, and studied wildlife in Borneo, Thailand, Australia, Peru and Brazil.

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