"Great overall experience. Best features were the gorillas and Chimpanzees and our guides, Terry Stevenson and Jay VanderGaast. To me, one of the most memorable events was the lack of unpleasant moments. Field Guides' guides always do their best to avoid them in every respect. It gives the participant a sense of security and the possibility of complete relaxation while birding. Looking forward to my next trip!"
- E.L., UGANDA
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Hunter's Sunbird, Kenya, by participant Richard Stilwell
|TERRY STEVENSON: Field Guides Leader
Terry Stevenson, originally from England, has made Kenya his home since 1977. As the resident ornithologist at Lake Baringo from 1981 to 1985, he wrote The Birds of Lake Baringo, an annotated checklist recording a total of 458 species in the area.
He is the senior author of the Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi--the only guide in the region to have a text and maps, opposite plates format. He is also co-author to Birds of the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and Socotra. Published in 2009, this acclaimed guide is the only one to this region. He is a member/advisor to the Bird Committee of Nature Kenya and the East African Rarities Committee. On November 30, 1986, he set a new World Big Day record with 342 species in one day in Kenya; the record stands today.
One of Africa's and India's foremost bird-tour guides, Terry has led numerous Field Guides tours across the African continent, in Madagascar, and in India. He is currently living in a mud-and-cow-dung mansion near Mt. Kenya.
Terry's Upcoming Tours
|EAST AFRICA HIGHLIGHTS: KENYA & TANZANIA|
Jan 18 - Feb 7, 2014 with Terry Stevenson
Combines the richest birding and mammal spots in Kenya and northern Tanzania: an impressive diversity of habitats, many with spectacular scenery.
|NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA|
Feb 25 - Mar 16, 2014 with Terry Stevenson
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
|ETHIOPIA: ENDEMIC BIRDS & ETHIOPIAN WOLF|
Apr 4-24, 2014 with Terry Stevenson & Richard Webster
A remarkable journey through a remarkable land, from Rift Valley lakes to the Bale Mountains and south for Prince Ruspoli's Turaco and the strange Stresemann's Bush-Crow.
(Rock Churches at Lalibela to Apr 27, 2014)
Jul 2-20, 2014 with Terry Stevenson
Kenya's best birding and mammal viewing areas in less than 3 weeks.
|KENYA SAFARI SPECTACULAR|
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2014 with Terry Stevenson
Unsurpassed in its combined wealth of bird life and mammal spectacle; includes the coast. Time-saving internal flights.
Oct 9 - Nov 1, 2014 with Terry Stevenson & Joe Grosel
Endemic-rich birding, spectacular landscapes, and a unique flora are the highlights of our energetic survey tour of this beautiful country.
|SOUTHERN INDIA: WESTERN GHATS ENDEMICS|
Nov 16 - Dec 7, 2014 with Terry Stevenson
Journey from the mammal-rich lowlands of Nagarhole to the endemic-rich mountains of the Western Ghats.
May be combined with Sri Lanka
Our staff travel agents can assist you with tour information, flight reservations and tour bookings. Contact us at (800) 728-4953
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