East Africa Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda (Paperback)
East Africa is home to nearly 1,400 species of birds, making it one of the premier international destinations for birdwatchers. Nature lovers visiting the region's forests, wetlands, marshes, deserts and coastlines will find a variety of unique birds including snake-eating eagles, elegant flamingos and the world's largest bird, the ostrich. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes a map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use on safari. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.