A work of art for those wanting more

Hermanus Bird Club

Faansie Peacock will have about an hour, perhaps a little more, to present “The weird and wondrous world of waders” to the audience at the Club’s first monthly meeting of the year tomorrow.

bookstanding_waders_webmed The latest book.

But there is a lot more to the subject, as is demonstrated by the book on waders that he has just published.

“More than two years of full-time writing and painting went into the production of ‘Chamberlain’s Waders’,” he says on his website.

The book “thoroughly covers the 80 species of waders found in Southern Africa – these include the usual suspects, as well as sheathbills, buttonquails, coursers and pratincoles,” he says.

“In addition, the book features 21 species of potential vagrants that are likely to be seen in Southern Africa in future (if you see one, please call me!). This total of 101 species represents more than 40% of the world’s wader species.

“‘Chamberlain’s…

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