Publications BirdWatch Zambia
The following books are Published by BirdWatch Zambia
'Important Bird Areas in Zambia' by
Peter Leonard. This book is a contribution to identifying Zambia's
biodiversity conservation priorities. It describes in detail 42 sites
in Zambia that meet the criteria for Important Bird Areas (IBAs) -
places of global significance for bird and biodiversity conservation.
This book will interest environmental planners, policy makers, wildlife
managers, students and researchers. It will also be an essential source
of information for birdwatchers wanting to locate Zambia's special
from the NHBS in the UK or from the BirdWatch office in Joseph Mwilwa Road. Price K100.
'Birds of the Luangwa Valley' An
checklist of the birds of the Luangwa Valley and adjacent areas,
including details of when and where each
recorded species may be seen and the likelihood of seeing
them; plus breeding data, maps of the area and Pete Leonard's
beautiful drawings. Available from Fil Green firstname.lastname@example.org
at the BirdWatch office in Joseph Mwilwa Road. Price K50.
'Common Birds of Zambia'
was first published by ZOS in 1990. It is a beginner’s guide and covers
just over 100 of the most commonly encountered Zambian birds. It has a
comprehensive introduction to birds and birding in Zambia and there are
colour illustrations by Gabriel Ellison. Available via email@example.com
or at the BirdWatch office in Joseph Mwilwa Road. Price K50.
'Owls want loving' This is a
school's reader that was first published by ZOS in the 1990's. It has
18 traditional stories of Owls and each chapter has a short exercise to
do at the end. There is also some biological information on owls and an
‘Look at the Birds of the Air’
by Sister Connie Treppe OP. This is a photographic children’s reader
which provides a wonderful starting point for children’s interest in
birds to develop. It covers some of the birds more commonly seen in
gardens in Zambia and has brief descriptions of all the birds.
Available at Kachelo on Leopards Hill Road, Lusaka. Price K30