The outstanding European field guide by Lars Svensson et al. covers Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and a narrow strip along the nation’s Mediterranean coast (north of 30°N), which includes the Nile Delta and Alexandria. Cairo sits astride the 30th parallel.
The guide is available in several formats. At right is one example (Birds of Europe, ISBN 978-0-691-05054-6). For more information about the guide and an overview of different formats, see the Eurasia page.