Endemic Birds

Birding the Cape – from the mountains to the deep blue

| Birding, Birding in southern Africa, Endemic birds | No Comments
When I mention the Cape most tourists will envisage Table Mountain, the dramatic cliffs of Cape Point, and the spectacular flower displays of the west ...

A “larky” spin through the Northern Cape of South Africa

| Birding, Endemic birds | One Comment
By Jason Boyce Larks, larks, larks … and more wonderful larks! The arid Northern Cape of South Africa is very well known for many wonderful species of larks, including seven…

The Endemic Birds of South Africa

| Endemic birds | No Comments
The purpose of this article is to provide the most up-to-date information on South Africa’s endemic birds (based on the 2015 update of the country’s official bird-list), and also to…

Regionally-endemic birding in Central America: From the Mayan Empire to the Darién Gap

| Birding, Central America, Costa Rica, Endemic Bird Areas, Endemic birds, Guatemala, Mayan empire, Panama | No Comments
At one time Central America was mostly underwater, and only the peaks of volcanoes rose above the water, creating islands ...