Africa

Best time for birding in Peru

When is the best time to go birding in Peru and Colombia?

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Peru has an incredible bird list of 1890 species, only 103 fewer than similarly sized Colombia which is famous for boasting more...
Uganda birding tours

When is the best time of the year for birds, gorillas and other wildlife in Uganda?

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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...
Best time to visit Tanzania

When is the best time to visit Tanzania (including Zanzibar) for birding, wildlife and the Great Migration?

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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...
South African photographic journey

South Africa’s special birds and other amazing wildlife: a photographic journey

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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

When is the best season to visit South Africa’s famed 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

BirdLife South Africa’s List of South African Birds

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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 ...

When is the best time to visit South Africa for birding and wildlife?

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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...

When is the best time for birders and wildlife enthusiasts to visit Madagascar?

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Go to All Blogs | Best to visit  Blogs | Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Blogs | Madagascar Birding Tours Since we so often get asked the question “when is the best time…

When is the best time to visit Namibia and Botswana for birding?

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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...
Ethiopian conservation youth awareness

Discovering nature: Creating nature awareness in Ethiopian youth

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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 inhospitable ...

Remote Madagascar and Comoros birding tour

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In November 2014, we did our first Malagasy “Owls of the World” ® tour, and it greatly exceeded expectations! We were seeking five of the world’s most localized ...

The most urgent bird conservation priorities in Africa and its islands

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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

Field guides to Africa and Madagascar: what to take into the field

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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...

Africa’s best-kept birding secret: the endemic-rich woodlands of South-central Africa

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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 ...