Although many birders have already figured out what I’ve been doing for the last two years, this is the first “official” announcement for CHAMBERLAIN’s WADERS: the definitive guide to southern Africa’s Shorebirds. I am very proud to share this video with you (especially if you choose to watch it in glorious fullscreen HD). The book will be available by Christmas this year. I still have a few species to paint and a lot of editing to do. Watch this space for updates.

Note: These are preliminary mock-up graphics only (cover design, book title and other details may change). Thank you to Jason Boyce, Dylan Vasapolli, Dewald Swanepoel and Matthew Axelrod for extra photos, and Kevin MacLeod for the music: “Cattails” from
Can you identify the three species of waders on the right?