3 edition of Bird communities of the False Upper Karoo found in the catalog.
Bird communities of the False Upper Karoo
Bibliography: p. 117-123.
|Series||Memoirs van die Nasionale Museum ;, v. 16|
|LC Classifications||QL692.S6 F37 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||82102002|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farkas, Tibor. Bird communities of the False Upper Karoo. Bloemfontein: Nationale Museum, (OCoLC) The Upper Karoo Region, Northern Cape.
The Upper Karoo is famous for its wide open spaces and healthy climate. The seemingly arid soil of the Karoo bursts. Black eagle, aka Verreaux’s eagle, iconic raptor of the Karoo.
Photo Alan Collett. Words by Alan Collett. T he semi-arid scrubland of the Karoo has some fascinating endemic or near-endemic bird species. Although it doesn’t host the sheer density of species found in the northern regions of the country, the open landscapes offer great birding for beginners and specialists.
The Karoo (/ k ə ˈ r uː / kə-ROO; from the!Orakobab word ǃ’Aukarob "Hardveld") is a semi desert natural region of South Africa.
No exact definition of what constitutes the Karoo is available, so its extent is also not precisely defined. The Karoo is partly defined by its topography, geology and climate, and above all, its low rainfall, arid air, cloudless skies, and extremes of heat Country: South Africa.
Karoo National Park is one of the best birding spots in the Greater Karoo. It has a bird list of over species with many Karoo specials. The park has a high concentration of Verreaux's eagle. The bird shelter at the dam is an excellent place to spend time and add some waders and other water-associated birds to your list/5(21).
The Karoo Supergroup is the most widespread stratigraphic unit in Africa south of the Kalahari supergroup consists of a sequence of units, mostly of nonmarine origin, deposited between the Late Carboniferous and Early Jurassic, a period of about million years.
In southern Africa, rocks of the Karoo Supergroup cover almost two thirds of the present land surface, including all of. Nama-Karoo communities. The Nama-Karoo biome is the second-largest biome in South Africa, covering % of the country.
It occurs on the western half of South Africa, at altitudes ranging from to m but most of the biome falls between and m [56, 57].
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