• Over 600 stunning paintings of 80 species of waders, at every age and in every plumage.
  • Vignette illustrations of the bird in its typical habitat and as it really looks in the field.
  • Modern, neat, logical and intuitive layout for easy comparison.
  • In-flight illustrations, from above and below.
  • Fascinating insights into wader biology, ecology, classification and names.
  • Useful tips and techniques to help you find and identify waders.
  • Site guides to Southern Africa’s top wader-watching hotspots.
  • Appendix with 21 of the most likely potential future vagrants (new species) for the region.