A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt

Published by The American University in Cairo Press. 

 

Definitive guide with line drawings, maps of geographical range and colour plates. Introduction to each order and family with descriptions of each species covering identification, range and status, habitat and similar species.

 

 

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

Published by The American University in Cairo Press in 2006

 

An essential reference guide. In a similar format to 'A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt'.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Birds of Egypt

By Bertel Bruun, a useful slim volume published by The American University in Cairo Press

 

"More than 100 of Egypt's most common bird species are illustrated in color and described in both English and Arabic in this fully revised edition of a favorite book. An introduction provides notes on habitats, migration, conservation, and where to watch birds, and there is a complete checklist of the 430 birds of Egypt, with English, scientific, and Arabic names".

 

Birds of Egypt

Published by OUP in 1989 but no longer in print.

 

There are extensive illustrations, regional locality maps and breeding bird maps, with colour plates of paintings by Sherif M. Baha el Din. The Birds of Egypt is set in an historical context and also includes introductory chapters covering geography, nature conservation, bird protection, bird hunting and the responses of birds to changing environments.