Wildlife of the Okavango
Penguin Random House South Africa, 1. sept 2016 - 144 pages
A remarkable variety of animals and plants can be found in the wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta. This photographic guide covers more than 470 of the area’s most conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fi shes, invertebrates, trees and aquatic plants. An informative introduction describes the area’s geology, climate, habitats and the key roles played by some animals, such as termites and elephants. The species accounts feature concise text describing the species’ appearance, size, habits, habitat and status, with full-colour photographs to facilitate identification.
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20cm Status acacia adult African African Fish Eagle African Wild Dog aquatic bark bill bipinnately bird Botswana branches bright brown channels colour common A large common A small common breeding resident common to abundant crown cup nest dark deciduous distinctive dragonfly eyes fairly common breeding family groups feathers female fish flight floodplains Length flowers frogs grass grassland head herbivores immature insects invertebrates islands Height lagoons Lays 2 eggs Lays 2–4 eggs leaves LEE OUZMAN Habitat legs locally common breeding male mammals Martial Eagle Mass mopane Nocturnal non-breeding Occurs in pairs Okavango Delta Okavango region open savanna pairs or small pale grey perch plants predators prey reedbeds resident A large resident A small resident A tiny rivers rodents savanna and woodland savanna Length seasonally seeds shallow shrub small flocks snakes species stems stick-nest tail termite termite mounds tree cavity wetlands wings Wingspan woodland Height woodland Length yellow