Simply put, Djibouti is one of Africa’s least visited birding tours destinations. This trip is aimed at finding Djibouti’s only endemic, Djibouti Spurfowl, along with a number of other species that can be difficult to locate elsewhere. These include Somali Starling, beautiful Arabian Golden Sparrow, Sombre Rock Chat, White-eyed Gull, Crab-plover and Somali Sparrow. This tour takes us to places where very few birders have ever been; which, along with some superb birding, witnessing spectacular scenery and diverse and interesting cultures, makes this Djibouti extension a must for the intrepid birder.
Djibouti Francolin, Somali Starling, White-eyed, Slender-billed & Sooty Gulls, Crab-plover, Arabian Golden & Somali Sparrows, Graceful Prinia, Somali Bulbul, Nile Valley Sunbird, Rosy-patched Bushshrike, Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark, Gambaga Flycatcher, Green-winged Pytilia (a probable split called Yellow-tailed Pytilia), White-throated Seedeater.
arid savanna, larva plains, dry mixed woodland, coastline, rocky hillsides, coastal scrub
warm to hot
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader
Tour Pace & Walking
basic but comfortable
Ease of Birding
mostly unchallenging with some tricky species
interesting scenery and cultural attractions