Overview

Our extension takes us to the seldom visited islands of São Tomé & Príncipe, tucked away in the Gulf of Guinea, 180 miles off the African coastline. Amongst dramatic scenery, we will search for all 28 endemic birds including some heart-stoppers such as São Tomé (Dwarf Olive) Ibis, Giant Sunbird, Giant Weaver, the enigmatic São Tomé Fiscal, Dohrn’s Thrush-Babbler, São Tomé Shorttail, Timneh Parrot (recently split from Grey Parrot), and 2 species of strange speirops. These are but a few of the incredible highlights we look forward to sharing with you in this most exciting and forgotten corner of Africa!

Tour Facts Top Birds
São Tomé (Dwarf Olive) Ibis, Giant & Príncipe Sunbirds, São Tomé Grosbeak, São Tomé Fiscal, São Tomé Green Pigeon, São Tomé Olive (Maroon) Pigeon, Island Bronze-naped Pigeon, Timneh Parrot, São Tomé Spinetail, Dohrn’s Thrush-Babbler, São Tomé Paradise Flycatcher, São Tomé Shorttail (Bocage’s Longbill), São Tomé Oriole, Príncipe & Black-capped Speirops, São Tomé Prinia, Príncipe Starling, São Tomé & Príncipe White-eyes, Príncipe Seedeater, São Tomé & Príncipe Thrushes, Giant, Príncipe & São Tomé Weavers
Habitats Covered
lowland and hill forest, grassland, streams, mangroves, shoreline
Expected Climate
hot & humid
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader
Tour Pace & Walking
moderate with some tougher walks
Accommodation
very comfortable resorts/lodges for 5 nights and 2 nights of camping
Ease of Birding
moderate with some tricky forest species
Photographic Opportunities
good
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Dates, Leaders and Pricing
2023 DEPARTURES
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