The latest issue of Babbler: journal of Birdlife Botswana has arrived in HOORC's Library. The March 2009 issue includes Waterbird Counts in Botswana from July 2006 by Stephanie J. Tyler, articles about monitoring of flamingoes by Graham McCulloch, reports about rarities in the Botswana Bird List and a list of recent publications about birds relevant to Botswana.
Another new publication from Birdlife Botswana, Monitoring manual for birds in Botswana by Motshereganyi Virat Kootsositse and Pete Hancock, is now available in HOORC's Library. The manual was developed for use in training Site Support groups and stakeholders involved in biodiversity monitoring in Important Bird Areas. It contains explanations of monitoring techniques and processes, including management of records.