Africa Posts

French list of birds of South Africa
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The French list of the birds of South Africa is in part a recognition that a large proportion of the people of Africa are French speaking. Since the .........

maputo special reserve
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Summary. A two-week journey from Harare, in the centre of Zimbabwe's high plateau, to the coastal city of Beira in Mozambique traverses........

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The purpose of this article is to provide the most up-to-date information on South Africa’s endemic birds (based on the 2020 update of the country’s officia...

Birding Africa: how to bird the continent strategically
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When I lived in Wyoming, fellow birders and wildlife enthusiasts were often amazed that I was from Africa. To my American colleagues, it was a continent they......

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Summary. A two-week journey from Harare, in the centre of Zimbabwe's high plateau, to the coastal city of Beira in Mozambique traverses........

African birding tours
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Located only five miles (eight kilometers) from Entebbe International Airport, these beautiful and bird-rich gardens are reachable within a.........

Uganda birding tours
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In this article, we recommend the best months to tour Uganda for birding, photography and wildlife viewing. The take home message.........

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We would like to give you our recommendations about the timing of a birding (or for that matter, mammal viewing) visit to Tanzania.........

Namibia and Botswana photography tour
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South Africa is blessed with a stunning array of dazzling birds. It is easy to see well over 500 bird species .........

Best time to visit kruger national park
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The usual recommendation is May through September (the dry season), but this applies largely to “Big 5 safaris” and standard wildlife photographic......

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South Africa’s premier bird conservation organization, BirdLife South Africa, is responsible for keeping the country’s bird list updated annually. A hard .....

Best time to visit South Africa
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Many birders ask the same question “when is the best time to visit South Africa for birds, African megafauna, plants, etc.”. Here we try to answer this........

Best time to visit Madagascar
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Go to All Blogs | Best time to visit Blogs | Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Blogs | Madagascar Birding Tours | All our birding tours Since we so often...

Okavango birding tours
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Much of Namibia has a typical desert climate. This means hot, dry summers (although often pleasant at night), and very mild winters (nicely warm.........

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With the increase of world population and the need to feed, house, clothe, and fulfill energy needs of nations, our world has progressively become more inhospit...

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This note was written for the bulletin of the African Bird Club (https://www.africanbirdclub.org/) (ABC) and is published here on our blog with permission from ...

Field guides of Africa
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Collins Bird Guide/Birds of Europe (Svensson, Mullarney and Zetterström). This guide is the best for North Africa. It covers Morocco east to Egypt.........

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I always find it extremely surprising that Zambia and Malawi are not bombarded by birders. I guess these countries are just not .........

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