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Important bird areas in Zambia

Peter Leonard

Important bird areas in Zambia

priority sites for conservation

by Peter Leonard

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Published by Zambian Ornithological Society in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Conservation -- Zambia

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Leonard.
    ContributionsWildiZe Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL692.Z3 L47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16286138M
    ISBN 109982811010
    LC Control Number2006315843

      BirdWatch Zambia’s works and achievements over the last 50 years were presented to the guests. The highlight of this event was an exhibition of BWZ’s history and how that history has informed current projects and activities. These included an Atlas of Zambian Birds, and Important Bird Areas book. The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the Most Important Bird Areas in the United States offers both bird enthusiasts and conservationists specialized information never before compiled in a single comprehensive expert resource organizes the United States into 36 ornithologically distinct bird regions, then identifies and describes the sites within these g: Zambia.

    The organisation produces a monthly members’ newsletter and conducts monthly bird-walks were members learn about birds and birding in Zambia. BWZ’s main activities are centred on Zambia’s 42 Important Bird Areas (IBA) and are based on 4 focal areas of: Species-Take Action on Species, particularly Globally Threatened;. Birds, birding and bird watching important bird areas in Gambia Despite its small size and pressure on habitat, The Gambia has a rich avifauna and over species have been recorded of which approximately half are known to breed. The majority of the country falls within the Sudan-Guinea Savanna biome and a few small forests of the Guinea-Congo Forests biome also remain.

    BirdLife species of the day Parana Antwren (Formicivora acutirostris). BirdLife Important Bird and Biodiversity Area of the day Southern shore of Eckernförder Bucht - Germany. BirdLife case study of the day BirdLife Partners work with governments through environmental agreements to protect biodiversity. Country of the day Faroe Islands (to Denmark). BirdLife EBA of the day Cordillera de Mérida. A first grant under the 'rapid response fund' has been provided to Conservation Lake Tanganyika (CLT), a local NGO in Zambia. CLT’s project aimed to enhance the participation of local people in the management of two KBAs (also an Important Bird Area) in Zambia: Sumbu National Park and Tondwa Game Management Area.


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Important bird areas in Zambia by Peter Leonard Download PDF EPUB FB2

An essential new resource for conservationists and birders, this book isn't just a listing, it is supplemented with excellent quality colour photos and black and white line illustrations of Zambia bird species as well as other fauna.

It describes 42 Important Bird Areas Author: Peter M. Leonard. An essential new resource for conservationists and birders, this book isn't just a listing, it is supplemented with excellent quality colour photos and black and white line illustrations of Zambia bird species as well as other fauna.

It describes 42 Important Bird Areas. Important Bird Areas in Zambia Important Bird Areas are benchmarks in the conservation and management of bird species and diversity.

IBA’s in Zambia by Peter Leonard, describes in detail 42 sites in Zambia meeting the IBA criteria. Sites requiring special attention include the Kafue Flats (a wetland of international importance for congregatory birds, under pressure from hydrological, agricultural and other sources) and the forests of north-western Zambia (being rapidly cleared by subsistence farmers, and including no effective, legally protected area).

The field guide which includes all the species found in Zambia is Birds of Africa south of the Sahara by Sinclair and Ryan. A field guide to the Zambian Birds not found in Southern Africa by Aspinwall & Beel (currently out of print) coupled with a good South African guide such as the SASOL guide is.

Supplemented with colour photos and black and white line illustrations of Zambia bird species, as well as other fauna, this book describes 42 Important Bird Areas identified in Zambia.

Containing site descriptions, information on flora and fauna, conservation issues, and visitor information, it includes maps, and checklists. Buteo Books was founded in by Joyce and Byron Harrell in Vermillion, South Dakota.

List number one, on a single sheet of paper, offered some 50 birds books for sale. In the business was purchased by Allen Hale. In Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands (BirdLife International ), 31 IBAs are listed for Zambia.

The Zambian IBA network has now been updated and revised and comprises 42 IBAs. These have been documented in detail in Important Bird Areas in Zambia (LEONARD, P.M.

) from which the following map and IBA list is taken. "An essential new resource for conservationists and birders, this book isn't just a listing, it is supplemented with excellent quality colour photos and black and white line illustrations of Zambia bird species as well as other fauna.

It describes 42 Important Bird Areas identified in Zambia, including 18 National Parks. Sixteen pages of colour photos illustrate the habitats of Zambia as well as over a dozen of the more typical bird species (including the endemic Black-cheeked Lovebird and Chaplin's Barbet).

Zambia is at the centre of the Zambezian region of endemism, and its woodlands, dry forests and dambos harbour 57 of the 64 bird species confined to this by: The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked tropical country in south-central Africa.

It has an area of ,km² and in the population was estimated to be million, thus the average population density is people per km². This is a list of bird species recorded in avifauna of Zambia include a total of species, of which one is endemic, and one has been introduced by humans.

This list's taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, edition.

See the bird checklist for a full list of species found in Zambia. Miombo Woodland. Lying at the centre of the miombo zone of south-central Africa, Zambia has a greater variety of miombo birds than any of its neighbours. Miombo is the commonest woodland type in Zambia and many areas.

Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands – Zambia typical of bare ground. Where farmland is fallow or regenerating, Turnix sylvatica, Streptopeliaand Euplectesspecies may occur, and airstrips offer an artificially dry and bare habitat where species characteristic of dry grassland are invariably Size: KB.

For specific information about Zambian Birds BirdWatch Zambia is the website of the Zambian Ornithological Society and provides information about important bird areas and bird studies as well as a link to download the most recent checklists by Country or National Parks and Important Bird Areas.

Zambian Barbet (Lybius chaplini); minted on the new one kwacha coin, the Zambian Barbet is the only truly endemic bird species in Zambia.

Zambian Barbets frequent scattered large fruiting fig trees, mostly Ficus sycomorus, in extensive open areas, edges of cultivated fields, gardens, pastures, streamside woods in open savanna and miombo woodlands. Zambia is at the centre of the Zambezian region of endemism, and its woodlands, dry forests and dambos harbour 57 of the 64 bird species confined to this biome.

This is the sixth account of the birds of Zambia (ex-Northern Rhodesia) since the first (Pitman ), and it updates and expands its immediate predecessor The Birds of Zambia (Benson.

Best Time for Bird Watching. The best time for birding in Zambia is between October and April, when local birds are nesting and migratory birds land here. But this is the country’s Wet season, so getting around remote areas is going to be difficult.

You’ll need to do some careful planning to give your trip the best chance of success/5(70). Buy Important Bird Areas in Zambia by Leonard, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The selection of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) is achieved through the application of quantitative ornithological criteria, grounded in up-to-date knowledge of the sizes and trends of bird populations.

The criteria ensure that the sites selected as IBAs have true significance for the international conservation of bird populations. Zambia’s flagship bird species; Volunteers; Events; What’s Happening. Bird Friendly Lodges; BirdWatch Supporters; BirdWatch’s 50th Anniversary; Important Bird Areas; Programmes.

Habitat monitoring and Restoration; Research, Species protection and development; Education, advocacy and policy engagement; Climate Change; Tips.

Bird Baths.Important Bird Areas At present, about 82% of the area covered by Important Bird Areas receives some form of protection (National Park: 60%, Game Management Area: 19%, National Forest: 2% privately owned: 1%). The remaining 18% are in open areas with no legal status; a few of these haveFile Size: KB.From toforest birds of 33 species were banded in a study area on the Nyika Plateau, Malawi/Zambia, in south-central Africa.

The movements and survival of these birds, particularly.