2012 Birds of the Year

2012 Birds of the Year

Top Bird of the Year – 2012 Every year our tour leaders are fortunate to enjoy thousands of birds in over 70 countries across the globe, and we thought we’d take the opportunity to share their top bird highlights for 2012 with you, as recorded in their own words…. Adam Riley 2012 has certainly...

More Ghana tour highlights

More Ghana tour highlights

Our recent Ghana Comprehensive tour was a huge success, with everyone leaving the country in extremely high spirits with a superb selection of birds and other wildlife under the belt - including setting a new tour record with a total of 463 bird species! Some of the many highlight birds included 4 lifers for...

Ghana tour highlights

Ghana tour highlights

News is just in from David Hoddinott, who is guiding a private Rockjumper tour in Ghana: some of the many highlights so far have included 5 Eurasian Griffons (a new bird for Ghana as far as we know!), the little-known Etchecopar’s Owlet, the notoriously difficult Nkulengu Rail (photographed), White-crested...

Africa’s endangered species

Africa’s endangered species

(This article first appeared on 10000birds.com) Although extinction is a natural phenomenon, experts have determined that the current rate of bird extinction is somewhere between 1,000 and 10,000 times the background rate. More than 150 bird species are known to have become extinct over the past 500 years, and...