Book Review # 61 – Birds of East Africa (Second Edition)

Birds of East Africa (Second Edition)

Kenya, Tanzania,Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi


Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe – Illustrated by John Gale & Brian Small


Princeton University Press

Brief Review:

This helpful guide on its second edition, is bringing us a whopping 1448 species of birds from countries located East of Africa. These countries are:

  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Rwanda
  • Burundi

This guide, a compilation of comprehensive and important information about each of the species, there are 3500 images illustrated and 289 color plates.

The authors of this guide, Terry Stevenson and John Fanshawe work has been revised and updated from the successful award-winning First Edition.

There is an Endemic Birds list followed with maps and an Index. The guide has 640 pages. 

Reviewed by:

H.J. Ruiz – January 29th, 2021

© HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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