David Hoddinott Becomes Africa’s Highest Lister in Egypt!

David Hoddinott Becomes Africa’s Highest Lister in Egypt!

Rockjumper veteran tour leader, David Hoddinott, recently saw his 2133rd bird on the African continent, officially making him Africa’s highest lister! David started birding as a young boy, but his Africa list really started growing once he joined Rockjumper as a full-time leader in 2001. David has led hundreds...

Top Birding destinations in Africa

Top Birding destinations in Africa

I have often been asked, if you were to choose only four countries to travel to in Africa, what would they be? Not an easy question to answer; however, it helps when breaking the continent down into regions.In North Africa, Morocco is the obvious choice. It has the highest diversity of species in the area,...

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...

Latest birding news from Angola

Latest birding news from Angola

Having just returned from yet another fabulous adventure to Angola, I thought I’d let you all know what a fabulous trip this has become! I have lead tours to Angola since 2010 and there has been a remarkable improvement in infrastructure, especially the country’s roads, on an annual basis since...