Birds of the Nile Valley: An AUC Press Nature Foldout
Birds of the Nile Valley: An AUC Press Nature Foldout  -     By: Dominique Navarro, John Wyatt
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Format: Other
Number of Pages: 8
Vendor: American University in Cairo Press
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9774165799
ISBN-13: 9789774165795

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Tourists are not the only foreigners who flock to Egypt to find solace in Egypt's eternal sunlight and indulge in the lush abundance of the Nile River-migrating birds from the north come too, and visitors luxuriating on one of Egypt's gorgeous beaches, touring historic monuments, or enjoying a cruise down the Nile are bound to encounter a wide variety of bird life. Water-resistant and compact, this handy guide to the resident and seasonal birds of Egypt is a perfect reference for birdwatchers keen and casual.
Includes:
- 50 Migrating and resident species of the Nile Valley
- Ancient Egypt's Seasons:
Akhet (Autumn) - Inundations
Peret (Winter) - Growth
Shomu (Summer) - Harvest
- Map listing birdwatching and wintering/breeding locations

About the series: The AUC Press Nature Foldout series combine, in beautifully practical form, a wealth of information written by leading experts with striking full-color illustrations on the flora and fauna of Egypt and the Middle East. Designed for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers, as well as for indoor use, the foldouts come in an easily foldable format, at once compact, waterproof, and portable, making them durable and convenient travel guides. Size is 23 x 8.5 in. / 58.5 x 21.5 cm unfolded.

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Dominique Navarro is an Emmy Award winning art director, natural history artist, and writer. In 2014, she won an Emmy for her work as art director on the History Channel (H2) series Big History. She has collaborated on environmental projects producing posters, books, and field guides for museums, schools, and tourism and ecology programs in California. As a trained forensic artist, she produces illustrations and sculptural reconstructions of unidentified persons and ancient archaeological remains.

John Wyatt is a specialist in African birds and mammals, and formerly a deputy director at the British Trust for Ornithology. Trained as an anthropologist and ethnographer, he is the world's only ornithologist working full time on the birds of ancient Egypt.

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