Rosie Breuer Books

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Stellenbosch Birds

The University Town of Stellenbosch is situated in the most beautiful corner of the world, the Western Cape in South Africa.


Bird galleries

List of Bird Photos

Attention: We are selling half of our belongings, because we moved to somewhere smaller.
A valuable collection of out of print bird books, botanical books, Fieldglasses, Telescope and Golf Set, Bird Paintings and others
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Dr. Hans and Rosemarie Breuer, 907 Helderberg Village, Private Bag X19, Somerset West 7129, South Africa, South Africa

Recommended Bird Books and Guides

Marguerite Poland,
Taken Captive by Birds
Taken Captive by Birds, with illustrations by Craig Ivor van Vuuren

Birds Of Southern Africa Birds of Africa South of the Sahara
by Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey, Warwick Tarboton, Peter Ryan

Mike O'Connor, Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches? And Other Answers to Bird Questions You Know You Want to Ask

Ian Sinclair; Phil Hockey; Warwick Tarboton; Peter Ryan, Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2014
The new much enlarged edition

The famous RobertsThe large

Roberts Bird Guide: A comprehensive field guide over 950 bird species in Southern Africa
Author: Hugh Chittenden
Roberts Voelgids
Author: Hugh Chittenden

Ian Sinclair, Birds of Southern Africa - Pocket Guide
Struik nature's pocket guide series, this title covers an astonishing 500 southern African birds yet is small enough to fit in your pocket.

Birds Of Southern AfricaBirds Of Southern Africa CD Rom
A comprehensive and interactive multimedia program. It combines a multimedia database on over 950 Southern African bird species, with eight interactive modules that facilitate almost every aspect of "computer birding". Version 3 has been completely re-designed and re-programmed, with added interactive functions, all the new birds and names, and more multimedia data.

Roberts Birds of KNPRoberts Bird Guide : KNP
Kruger National Park and adjacent Lowveld
Authors: Hugh Chittenden and Ian Whyte

Ber van Perlo, Birds of Southern Africa

Phil Hockey, Beautiful birds of Southern Africa, Struik Publishers, 2005
Aimed at the tourist and bird-lover who wishes to have a memento of a visit to Southern Africa

Birds of Africa South of the Sahara: A comprehensive illustrated field guide
Author: Ian Sainclair; Peter Ryan

Peter Ryan, Ian Sinclair, Birds of Southern Africa
The complete photographic guide
Birds of Southern Africa / Volledige fotografiese gids, Struik Nature, 2009

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Newman's Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2010
The Commemorative, updated edition of Newman's Birds of Southern Africa

Callan Cohen, Claire Spottiswoode and Jonathan Rossouw,
28302330" target="_blank">Southern African Birdfinder: Where to Find 1400 Bird Species in Southern Africa and Madagascar

Nigel Dennis, Birds of Southern Africa, Sunbird, 2005
200 photographs, stunning close ups

Ian Sinclair; Phil Hockey, Sasol larger illustrated guide to birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2005
Updated text and includes an additional fifteen new species that have been recognised since the publication of Sasol Birds

Ian Sinclair; Phil Hockey; Warwick Tarboton, Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2002

Kenneth Newman, Newman's Birds of Southern Africa  (with PC cover), Struik, 2002
-, What's that bird? A Starter's Guide to Birds of Southern Africa, Struik, 2004
-, Birds of Prey of Southern Africa: Raptorguide, South Africa Covos Day Books, 2002
A5 laminated fold-out field guide featuring 67 species of Southern African raptors. Bird names in English, German and Afrikaans.

David Allan, Sasol first field guide to birds of prey of Southern Africa, Struik Publishers, 2006

BirdLife South Africa, Official Checklist of Birds in Southern Africa, Struik, 2004

Owls and owling in South Africa, Struik, 2004

Ian Sinclair; Trevor Hardaker, Sasol Birding Map of Southern Africa, Struik, 2001

Callan Cohen, Claire Spottiswoode, Southern African Birdfinder, Struik, 2001
Where to find over 1400 bird species from South Africa to Zambia

Peter Ryan, Birdwatching in Southern Africa, Struik, 2006

Lex Hes Roy Tredler, Attracting Birds to Your Garden in Southern Africa, Struik, 2000

Something very special:
A Fynbos Year
Michael Fraser and Liz Mc Mahon
A Fynbos Year
David Philip, 1988 and 2004 and
Between Two Shores
Flora and Fauna of the Cape of Good Hope
David Philip, 1994
Beautiful, delicate illustrations by Liz

Clive Mann, Robert A. Cheke, Sunbirds: A Guide to the Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers, Spiderhunters, and Sugarbirds of the World, Yale University Press, 2001
This comprehensive guide to all sunbirds and to three other closely related families: the spiderhunters and flowerpeckers of Asia and the sugarbirds of southern Africa. (A book I am longing to have)

Please let us know what else should be listed here!

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Zettelwitz the Table Mountain Wizard is also available as Kindle e-book

A bilingual children's book and first bird book in one:
Zauberer Zettelwitz - Table Mountain Wizard
Die Towenaar van Tafelberg - Table Mountain Wizard
by Rosemarie Breuer, in German and English
with 74 Illustrations by the author and 62 bird illustrations by Jill Adams
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More versions will follow for different areas (Krüger Park, Kalahari and Kwa-Zulu Natal)
and in different languages.

Your book is absolutely brilliant! I can't wait to have children and will save it for them! Fantastic that you are also doing American and European versions.
Adam Riley
Rockjumper Birding Tours


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