Africa and Madagascar/Indian Ocean Islands

Botswana Trip Reports

Namibia, Okavango and Victoria Falls Trip Report, November 2016

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Traversing the great country of Namibia, experiencing its brilliant diversity, and enjoying the contrasting habitats make for an enjoyable birding adventure. The open gravel plains of ...

Namibia and Okavango Delta, Photographic Trip Report, March 2015

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From the outset, photography was our goal, and so it was expected that the total number of species seen would be lower than on previous trips to these destinations ...

Comoros Trip Reports

Comoros Islands and Remote Madagascar Trip Report, November 2014

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This remote Madagascar and Comoros tour allows for the rare opportunity for any serious lister to connect with some of the most range-restricted species on the planet. The iconic islands…

Ethiopia Trip Reports

Complete Ethiopia Trip Report, March 2017

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Ethiopia is a legendary African birding destination, with a unique diversity of habitats in addition to its wealth of bird and mammal species. Of the 28 target endemics we saw…

Gabon Trip Reports

Gabon Scouting Trip Report, September 2014

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This trip was run with the intention of scouting the Gabonese mainland, including important sites such as Lope National Park, Loango National Park, and the River courses around Lambarene Town.…

Kenya Trip Reports

Kenya: Birds and Other Wildlife, Custom Trip Report, August 2014

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Kenya lies across equator, ranging in altitude from 5199 m to sea level. The county’s topography and climate are highly varied, hence it exhibits many different habitats and vegetation types.…

Madagascar Trip Reports

The Best of Madagascar, Birds and Wildlife Trip Report, October 2017

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A birding wonder of the world! The gigantic island off the east coast of Africa that is Madagascar truly is a must-see birding and wildlife destination. Our classic itinerary that…

The Best of Madagascar and Northwest, Masoala and Berenty Extensions Trip Report, October 2016

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Our first day of the tour consisted of meets and greets for the first of the participants heading off to explore the northwest of the island. We were based in…

Comoros Islands and Remote Madagascar Trip Report, November 2014

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This remote Madagascar and Comoros tour allows for the rare opportunity for any serious lister to connect with some of the most range-restricted species on the planet. The iconic islands…

Malawi Trip Reports

Comprehensive Malawi Trip Report November 2017

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Following the same route and itinerary as our set-departure Malawi tour, this tour was run specifically for our clients and saw us attempting to find as many ...

Zambia and Malawi Trip Report, August 2014

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This trip was run as a customized tour for three clients, all with lists of well over 7000 species seen worldwide, and in fact Dollyann was hoping to reach 8000…

Mozambique Trip Reports

South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique Trip Report, December 2015

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Covering a grand total of three countries, a vast array of different habitats and ecological regions were visited, resulting in not only good, varied birding, but also in ...

Namibia Trip Reports

Namibia, Okavango and Victoria Falls Trip Report, November 2016

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Traversing the great country of Namibia, experiencing its brilliant diversity, and enjoying the contrasting habitats make for an enjoyable birding adventure. The open gravel plains of ...

Namibia and Okavango Delta, Photographic Trip Report, March 2015

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From the outset, photography was our goal, and so it was expected that the total number of species seen would be lower than on previous trips to these destinations. We…

South Africa Trip Reports

Western Cape 8-day Trip Report October 2018

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This tour started along the west coast of South Africa, where the ocean and beaches meet the world-famous Fynbos plant kingdom...

Eastern Escarpment and Kruger National Park Trip Report May 2017

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This trip was specially designed for Kieran and Pattie to see the very best of the escarpment of South Africa and the low-lying Kruger National Park to the east. The…

Subtropical South Africa Trip Report March 2017

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This was a tour with incredible diversity, varying habitats, enjoyable company, and a host of endemic South African bird species. Our 16-day ‘Subtropical South Africa’...

Western Cape 12-day and Subtropical South Africa Trip Report March 2017

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By combining our Western Cape tour and our Subtropical South Africa tour one covers quite a variety of habitats, experiences, and an array of climates and gets to spend time…

Western Cape 12-day Trip Report March 2017

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This tour started along the west coast of South Africa, where the ocean and beaches meet the world-famous Fynbos plant kingdom. Here in the endemic-rich Western Cape ...

Cape Pelagic Trip Report, December 2016

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As we set out of Simon’s Town harbour we quickly added Cape and White-breasted Cormorants, Kelp and Hartlaub's Gulls and and Common, Greater Crested , and Sandwich Terns to the ...

Cape, Namaqualand and Kalahari Trip Report, August 2016

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This tour is timed to take advantage of the great birding conditions in the Western Cape fynbos zone along with the annual displays of the Namaqualand flowers. With only ...

South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique Trip Report, December 2015

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Covering a grand total of three countries, a vast array of different habitats and ecological regions were visited, resulting in not only good, varied birding, but also in ...

Tanzania Trip Reports

Tanzania: Savanna Birds, Wildebeest Migration, and Eastern Arc Mountains Trip Report, April 2015

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Tanzania is quintessential Africa – a tour that we highly recommend for every type of nature lover and birder. This exciting birding safari, which began in coastal Dar es Salaam…

Uganda Trip Reports

Uganda Trip report August 2018

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What a fantastic country to go birding! If you are thinking about heading to east Africa for some birding, don’t overlook Uganda. Join us as we traverse through a mixture…

Zambia Trip Reports

Zambia and Malawi Trip Report, August 2014

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This trip was run as a customized tour for three clients, all with lists of well over 7000 species seen worldwide, and in fact Dollyann was hoping to reach 8000…

Zimbabwe Trip Reports

South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique Trip Report, December 2015

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Covering a grand total of three countries, a vast array of different habitats and ecological regions were visited, resulting in not only good, varied birding, but also in ...

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