This pocket-sized photographic guide to the birds of East Africa features 296 birds likely to be spotted in the region. Color photos illustrate diagnostic features and plumage differences between male/female and breeding/non-breeding birds, as well as species that are easily confused. Key ID characteristics are highlighted, and distribution maps and Swahili common names are included. A labeled diagram of the parts of a bird, habitat map, glossary and useful advice to birdwatchers will assist those new to birdwatching. An accessible and invaluable guide for visitors to national parks and the many places in East Africa that are rich in birdlife.