Birder's Guide

MAR 2014

Birder's Guide is the American Birding Association's newest publication. Each issue focuses on a key subject, providing tips from experienced birders on a wide variety of topics like Travel, Listing & Taxonomy, Gear, and Conservation & Community.

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Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albaross. Photo © Adam Riley Cape Batis. Photo © Adam Riley Cape mountain zebra standing in fowers in West Coast National Park. Photo © Adam Riley 45 March 2014 | Birder's Guide to Travel the rare and magnificent Black Harrier. Another of the reserve's prominent sights is the Common Ostrich, which strides across the low, vegetated dunes. In addi- tion, several mammal species inhabit the plains that dominate the park. Red harte- beest, springbok, Cape grysbok (the previ- ous three all ungulates), bat-eared fox, and the elusive caracal (a cat) are all possible. Rooi-Els (ROY-ehlz) • Tucked into the rug- ged Hottentots-Holland Mountains over- looking the Cape Peninsula, this location is key for one of South Africa's finest en- demics: the handsome Cape Rockjumper. Though strikingly plumaged and conspic- 7-South Africa.indd 45 3/4/14 1:12 PM

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