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BirdLife International (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

COHEN, C., SPOTTISWOODE, C. & ROSSOUW, J. (2006) Southern African Birdfinder: where to find 1,400 birds in southern Africa and Madagascar. Struik Publishers. 

de BOER, M.N. (2015) First record of Barau’s Petrel Pterodroma baraui for Namibia, South Atlantic. ABC Bulletin 22(2) pp 211 - 213.

DONALD, P.F. (2013) First record of Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana for southern Africa, in Namibia. ABC Bulletin 21(2) pp 228-229.

DOWSETT, R.J., BREWSTER, C.A. and HINES, C. (2011) Some bird distributional limits in the Upper Zambezi Valley. ABC Bulletin 18(1) pp 17-30.

ENGEL, J. (2009) First record of Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris for Namibia. ABC Bulletin 16(2) p 220.

GIBBON, G. Roberts' Multimedia Birds of Southern Africa Version 3.0. This is a comprehensive and interactive multimedia program with 950 Southern African bird species, 4,000 photos, 850 bird sounds and 650 bird videos on 2 CD-ROMs.

GINN, P. et al (1997) The Complete Book of Southern African Birds published by Struik. "Although this is a large book many birdwatchers have found it incredibly useful in the field because of the outstanding selection of photographs of most species." Also the interesting notes on many species have proved very useful in the field.

HINES, C. (1996) Namibia's Caprivi Strip. ABC Bulletin 3(2) pp 113-128.

KOPIJ, G. (2014) Unusual concentration of Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis niger nests on pylons in northern Namibia. ABC Bulletin 21(1) pp 82-83. 

SIMMONS, R.E., BOIX-HINZEN, C., BARNES, K., JARVIS, A.M., and ROBERTSON, A. chapter on Namibia pages 639 ­ 660 in FISHPOOL, L.D.C. and EVANS M.I. editors (2001) Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority sites for conservation. Newbury and Cambridge, UK. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (BirdLife Conservation Series No.11).

SINCLAIR, I. and HOCKEY, P. (1996) The SASOL Larger Illustrated Guide to Birds of Southern Africa. Illustrated by Peter Hayman and Norman Arlott. First published by Struik in 1996. ISBN 1-8682 5759-2 for the English version and ISBN 1-8682-5845-9 for Afrikaans.

SINCLAIR, I & RYAN, P, (2003) Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Struik Publishers, ISBN 1-8687-2857-9.

WOOLLEY, S. (2013) First Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes for Namibia. ABC Bulletin 20(1) pp 75-76.

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