"Birds of the Horn of Africa" is the first field guide to the more than 1,000 species of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds found in northeast Africa. Covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, and the Socotra archipelago, this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 full-color plates, and a color distribution map for every species. Detailed species accounts on facing pages include descriptions of key identification features, similar species, geographical variation, habitat, status, and voice. This field-ready guide also includes a glossary, identification tips, and information about bird habitats. "Birds of the Horn of Africa" is an essential resource for birders, naturalists, and travelers in the region. The first field guide to the birds of northeast Africa Covers more than 1,000 species, including all resident, migrant, and vagrant birds Features more than 2,600 illustrations on 213 color plates Detailed species accounts on facing pages describe key identification features, habitat, status, voice, and more Provides a color distribution map for every species"
Religion, Literature, and Scholarship: The Sumerian Composition of Nanse and the Birds, with a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names
This book uses insights from religious studies, literary theory, and the history of science for understanding the Sumerian composition "Nan e and the Birds" in the context of the Old Babylonian scribal school. The discussions of Babylonian religion, liter