Birds of East Africa (Second Edition)


A fully revised and updated new edition of the award-winning, bestselling field guide to East African birds.


Product Description

Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe is widely regarded as one of the best field guides to any region of the world. Named a BirdTwitch Best Bird Book of the year for Africa when it was first published, it has become the go-to guide for anyone visiting this spectacular birding region, which is home to a remarkably diverse and colourful birdlife.

Now this indispensable guide has been fully revised and updated to make it even better. It features revised text and distribution maps, the latest taxonomy, and much more. This comprehensive but compact guide describes and illustrates 1,448 species – all the resident, migrant, and vagrant birds of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi – in a convenient facing-page layout. With 289 colour plates and more than 3,500 painstakingly rendered images, the guide depicts all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered.