Field guide to the trees of the Kruger National Park

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Trees -- South Africa -- Kruger National Park -- Identification., Kruger National Park (South Af

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Kruger National Park (South Africa), South Africa, Kruger National

StatementPiet Van Wyk.
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LC ClassificationsQK396 .V36 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2607799M
ISBN 100869772236, 086977221X
LC Control Number85168700

This is a useful guide to the Mammals of the Kruger National Park. Key information is carefully summarised in a yellow box at the start of the entry for quick reference. Fuller description follows. There are photos of very good quality A map gives a feel for where in the Kruger National Park you are likely to see the animal in question.4/5(6).

An additional feature in Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park is the inclusion of notes on a further species which, although not growing to tree proportions in the park, do so elsewhere and are classified as trees in the National Tree List.".

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Buy A Site-by-Site Guide to Trees in the Kruger National Park (): NHBS - Marissa Greeff, Briza Publications.

More than species of trees and shrubs, each provided with one or more clear colour photographs, a line drawingof the leaf, and a distribution map which indicates where the plant occurs within Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park. This is the definitive tree guide for the Lowveld, the Escarpment and the eastern Highveld.

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Request PDF | On Nov 1,Schmidt and others published Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

This edition of Field guide to the trees of the Kruger National Park is a reference to trees, not only of the Park but also of the surrounding bushveld regions. An guide, it has been freshly designed and fully updated to reflect the latest scientific tree names. "The Kruger National Park in Southern Africa boasts a huge variety of mammals, ranging from bats and rodents to bushbabies and elephants.

This book provides detailed information on the distribution and habitat, diet, reproduction, physical characteristics and behaviour of each species, as well as predation rates and percentage kills – unique and specific to this world-famous 4/5(6). Among his more popular works are Field Guide to Wild Flowers of the Highveld, Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa, A Photographic Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa and How to Identify Trees in Southern Africa.

The late PIET VAN WYK was a biologist who worked for three decades as a researcher in the Kruger National Park.

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He authored Cited by: A guide to tree species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. This Africa Tree Guide includes descriptive information, images and the latin names of trees, as well as where they can be found.

This is a guide to every tree and woody shrub indigenous to the province of Mpumlanga and the entire Kruger National Park. Designed for use by beginner tree enthusiasts and the seasoned botanist, it details more than species of trees and shrubs.

Buy Field Guide to the Mammals of the Kruger National Park by Schutze, Heike (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(7). Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Van Wyk, Piet, Field guide to the trees of the Kruger National Park.

Trees of The Kruger National Park. This is a partial list of some of the trees to be seen in the Kruger National Park identifying them is quite different and difficult.

There are currently species of trees within the Kruger National Park that have been identified. Kruger National Park was first established as a wildlife refuge in when it was proclaimed as the Sabie Game Reserve by the president of the Transvaal Republic, Paul Kruger.

Inthe passing of the National Parks Act led to the merging of the Kruger with nearby Shingwedzi Game Reserve, creating South Africa’s very first national park. Answer 1 of Hello, which is the best book or guide about animals, birds, plants, etc. in the Kruger Park.

I saw in previous discussions that Honeguide is recommended by some Are there any Iphone apps or similar for birds and plants recognition, perhaps about.

Complete guide to the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Kruger National Park Facts. The area was first proclaimed a national park in by Paul Kruger (then president of the Transvaal Republic) as Sabie Game Reserve.

Only in Kruger National Park was proclaimed by merging Sabie and Shingwedzi national park. Full-colour photographs of the animals facilitate quick and easy identification; and distribution maps covering both the KNP and the African continent accompany each account.

This book is part of a series of field guides to the Kruger National Park, the other titles being Trees, Insects and Birds of the Kruger National Park. Kruger National Park is home to an amazing abundance of flora. There are around 1, species of plants.

You would need to be a real botanist to be able to identify them all, but without this special training, there are still many trees and plants that a. The Kruger Park's Big Five Trees. These trees are ranked according to their being most common in the Kruger areas.

The book 'Sappi tree spotting - Lowveld', however, lists the following 3 categories of trees: The Big Six Trees. Wherever you are in the Kruger you should be able to see at least one of these trees if not more.

They are the tallest. And while any Wild Card park or reserve will provide endless entertainment, the Kruger National Park is an excellent place to indulge in your new pastime. Your field guide is key to figuring out what exactly it is that has caught your eye.

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Kruger birds – a safari guide by Philip van den Berg is hot off the press and I recommend it for many. Trees of the Kruger National Park by Van Wyk, P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Tree Spotting series by Sappi is the perfect field guide to assist you in identifying trees.

It is also a fantastic source of information on trees in general. The quality of the layout, pictures and information written in plain English will make these books an asset for the tree lover, regardless of the level of experience of the individual.

Answer 1 of Hello, which is the best book or guide about animals, birds, plants, etc. in the Kruger Park. I saw in previous discussions that Honeguide is recommended by some Are there any Iphone apps or similar for birds and plants recognition, perhaps about.

Kruger National Park, South Africa’s oldest and biggest safari reserve, is home to several kinds of quintessential African animals. Mention the word safari and we think of savannah with grazing zebras, tramping elephants or prowling lions.

This page contains affiliate links. It means we may earn referral commission if you make a purchase through the. There are a variety of private game reserves outside of Kruger National Park.

These have great accommodations as well. One of the most famous Sabi Sands is located near south Kruger park. I had a chance to stay at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge in Sabi Sands reserve and had a wonderful time.

You can read my full review here. It’s pretty hard to begin planning for your first safari without coming across Kruger National Park.

It is the largest South African National Park and has one of the highest densities of wildlife of all the national parks.

Kruger is home to approximately birds, mammals, and reptiles. Kruger National Park and surrounding Private Game Reserves. • Has the basic knowledge considered essential to register and legally conduct a guided nature experience in a limited geographical area as a FGASA Apprentice Field Guide (NQF2).

Overview. The Kruger National Park is widely recognised as one of the largest game reserves on the African continent - measuring in at 18, square kilometers, it boasts nine gates, and an exhaustive ecosystem.

The reserve itself is available (and popular for) self driving, and is well loved the world over as a place of adventure. The park's northern tip is home to the Makuleke.

Marissa Greeff's book is about the trees of the Kruger National Park. However, it is not afield guide, nor is it a photographic guide and it is definitely not a botanical guide.

The book is aimed at the ordinary Kruger Park visitor who may have noticed a tree for the first time and wondered, "What tree is that?". Kruger National Park is a South African National Park and one of the largest game reserves in covers an area of 19, km 2 (7, sq mi) in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa, and extends km ( mi) from north to south and 65 km (40 mi) from east to administrative headquarters are in on: Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

For #1 - National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife - Amazon $20 For #2 - Honey Guide of Kruger National park, has maps and routes and also animal identification - R60 or so in the rest camp stores in the park.After exploring the wonderful haven of the Kruger National Park for many years, Tony and son Gareth Roocroft have written, researched and developed some superb reading material.

You will be fascinated by the stories of adventure, the insight into the animals habits and how a 'bad' game viewing day can be enjoyed so much you will forget you were searching for the Big 5! A professional wildlife field guide, Marc grew up in the world of chimpanzee conservation.

Today he shares his passion for wildlife and habitat preservation and the secrets of South Africa's Kruger National Park with his safari guests - and us - Author: Roberta Kravette.