Recommended Reading List

To help prepare you for your safari adventure we’ve compiled a selection of our favourite books and guides:

A Photographic Guide to Birds of East Africa by Dave Richards


Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi by Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe


Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Dale A Zimmerman, Donald A Turner, David J Pearson, Doug Pratt and Ian Willis


Stuarts’ Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa by Chris & Mathilde Stuart


The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals by Richard Despard Estes


Collins Traveller’s Guide – Wildlife of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda by David Hosking and Martin Withers


The Wildlife Photography Workshop by Ross Hoddinott & Ben Hall


A Field Guide to the Tracks & Signs of Southern, Central & East African Wildlife by Chris & Mathilde Stuart

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