Birds of the Nile Valley

An AUC Press Nature Foldout

Dominique Navarro
withJohn Wyatt

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

English edition
15 March 2013
8 pp.
Illustrated in color
58.5X21.5cm
ISBN 9789774165795
For sale worldwide

$6.95

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.

Dominique Navarro

Dominique Navarro is an Emmy Award winning art director, natural history artist, and writer. She collaborates on documentary television productions and environmental projects producing posters, books, and field guides for museums, schools, tourism, and ecology programs. A trained forensic artist, she produces illustrations and sculptural reconstructions of unidentified persons and ancient archeological remains, and she has worked at the excavation of a 25th Dynasty temple tomb near Luxor, Egypt. The AUC Press Nature Foldouts has been one of her most passionate projects, to inspire an appreciation towards the natural environment and heritage of Egypt.
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