The Bee-eaters of Africa

The Bee-eaters of Africa

(This blog first appeared on 10000birds.com) The wonderful family Meropidae contains 27 dazzling species, of which Africa is endowed with no less than 20 species, the balance occurring across Asia and with one as far afield as Australia. These charismatic, colorful and finely formed birds are favorites...

Private Northern India, February 2013

Private Northern India, February 2013

With its colorful and showy birds, excellent chance of seeing wild Tigers, and incredible mountain scenery, fascinating culture, extravagant buildings and architecture and beautiful parks, North India has so much to offer both hardcore birders and more general wildlife and natural history enthusiasts alike! Glen...

Spoon-billed Sandpiper video footage & associated tours

Spoon-billed Sandpiper video footage & associated tours

The Spoon-billed Sandpiper is one of the world’s Critically Endangered species, facing immanent extinction due to habitat loss, a low fledging success rate, human disturbance, and the ever increasing effects of climate change. We are therefore very grateful to Rockjumper’s newest tour leader David Erterius...

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...