Pheasant-tailed Jacana courtship dance

Pheasant-tailed Jacana courtship dance

Whilst leading a birding tour to Sri Lanka last year, I spotted a flash of bright white in a lily-choked wetland near Ambalantota in the south-east of this verdant island. Closer investigation revealed a stunning male Pheasant-tailed Jacana perched atop a female.    Pheasant-tailed Jacana pair near Ambalantota...

African birding and a new bird record for Ethiopia

African birding and a new bird record for Ethiopia

Rockjumper’s David Hoddinott and Adam Riley are two of only 4 birders who have seen over 2000 birds on mainland Africa and nearby islands (this excludes Madagascar, Seychelles and other surrounding islands). On the Rockjumper news page David shared his story of his road to 2000...