Winter Birding in South Africa

Glen Valentine recently returned from Rockjumper’s very popular winter South Africa tour – and what an immensely successful tour it proved to be! The trip scored an impressive 436 species of birds and 59 mammals! These tallies included an array of wonderful creatures (many of which are endemic to South Africa) and the following is…

2012 Bhutan Highlights

Erik Forsyth and I have just returned from another immensely successful tour through the Himalayan birding paradise of Bhutan and adjacent Assam in north-east India. Our birding adventure was timed perfectly to coincide with the onset of spring, ensuring that we scored a host of exciting winter visitors that were still present before migrating to…

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 extremely memorable birds…