Wildlife of North Africa

Hunting birds in North Africa (Birdlife)

Hunters are believed to kill some 500 million birds as they migrate through the Mediterranean each year, many of which are shot or trapped in the countries of North Africa and the Middle East that frontier the Mediterranean.

Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Covering over 400 species, this work presents all of the terrestrial mammal species of the Western Palearctic, serving as an excellent guide to the great wealth of fauna in this region. Species accounts are concise and authoritative, giving information on size, distribution, habitat, behaviour, reproduction and feeding. Each account is supported by distribution maps and superb illustrations. The book features over 100 plates, comprising of over 600 colour species artworks. Variation between the sexes is illustrated and anatomical diagrams are provided to assist identification.