Back by popular demand: Roberts Nests and Eggs of Southern African Birds is available again!
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By popular demand, the impressive guide Roberts Nests and Eggs of Southern African Birds is available again from Jacana Media.

The book will be on shelves at the end of March 2023.

This definitive field guide covers the nesting habits of the 730 bird species known to breed in southern Africa. You will discover where the birds nest, when they nest, what their nest looks like, how many eggs they lay and how long these take to hatch. All your questions are answered here.

An extensive range of colour photographs illustrate the nests and birds. You will find numerous images of the eggs of each species, accurately coloured and all reproduced at life size, ranging from the large eggs of vultures and eagles to the tiny eggs of waxbills and cisticolas.

The book includes a summary of the available information on the species together with images showing the typical locale of the nests.

About the author

Warwick Tarboton is an authority on the nesting habits of birds and has published previously on the subject. He is also a well-known author and co-author of numerous other books on the birds of southern Africa, including one of the region’s top-selling bird field guides.

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