Trip Reports

Gambia November 2012 Tour 2

This was the second tour this year, following an earlier 12 day excursion on November 5 - I6 with a group
of photographers. The weather was unusually hot and at times very humid but we soldiered on and amassed
an impressive list of 287 species. The highlights included; a sighting of Dwarf Bittern, the creek crawl at
Tendaba which produced 76 species of birds, a visit to the quarry at Wassu where a 100+ Red-throated Bee-
eaters flew around us and many other sightings of the fantastic variety of birds in the Gambia.

 

Download Trip Report (2.05 MB)

Latest Trip Reports

  • ISLES OF SCILLY 2018 : Friday, September 28, 2018 - Friday, October 5, 2018

    For me it was great to return to the Isles of Scilly after a 16-year break, they haven’t changed, they still retain their unique charm, beauty and tranquillity. The birding isn’t as good as the heady days of the past, but the...

    View Report
  • TARIFA - AUTUMN MIGRATION TOUR - 2018 TOUR 2 : Sunday, September 9, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018

    This was our second consecutive Autumn Migration Tour FOR 2018, it fell just short of the mark with regards to large raptor movements, we did see a few thousand birds but not en-masse as in the first week. Passerine migration was also po...

    View Report
  • DAY TOUR - 6TH AUGUST 2018 : Monday, August 6, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018

    RIO GUADIARO AT ESTACION DE CORTES Dawn and I were joined by John McClure, our American friend and budding birder also from Gaucin,  for an afternoon of birding by the river. We just sat under our favourite tree and whiled away t...

    View Report