The Amur Migration

The Amur Migration

Current technology limits the non-stop flight time of a commercial aircraft to 17½ hours. However, in the avian world, there’s a flight that’s even longer – one that’s just recently started to be monitored by conservationists. Namely, the very impressive long distance migration of Amur Falcons as they...

Rockjumper’s debut Myanmar Birding tour

Rockjumper’s debut Myanmar Birding tour

Hi all! A recent trip to the seldom-visited birding hotspot of Burma (or Myanmar as it is known these days) proved to be an immense success. We managed to score all 7 Burmese endemics, namely the four dry country specialties (Hooded Treepie, Burmese Bushlark, Jerdon’s Minivet and White-throated Babbler), as...

Brilliant Bhutan

Brilliant Bhutan

Rainer and I recently finished our first of two back-to-back Rockjumper tours of Assam and Bhutan for the 2011 year. What a fabulous time we had! As usual, we were treated to sublime birds, excellent mammals, awesome Himalayan scenery and first class service by our Indian and Bhutanese friends. Some of the...