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23 - 24 September '17 : Weekend Raptor Identification (Centurion) includes field outing!)
Mozambique birding Adventure (with African Pitta) 1 - 09 Dec 2017. One of the ultimate birding trips possible in the sub-region. Apart from Pittas this trip offers a stellar cast including White-chested Alethe, East-Coast Akalat, Bohm's Bee-eater, Locust Finch, Lesser Seedcracker and African Hobby to name a few! . . . . . . more
LBJ/Specials tour - Eastern Cape Edition 07 - 14 January 2018 . Eastern Cape Forests and Highlands Route: This trip takes in the best birding localities in the Eastern Cape, including Mountain Zebra Park, Stutterheim and the highland region around Rhodes and Naude's Nek.
9 - 11 February 2018 "Bird-Sounds in the Bushveld" - a unique Weekend Experience This is a weekend "field-course" focused on the wonderful world of Bird Sound. This unique birding event is a mix of bird-sound course and bird-sound experience….and the venue (Loodswaai Game Lodge) provides plenty of wonderful birds to listen to. We will focus on helping participants, understand, better appreciate and even learn a variety of Southern African bird-calls. . . . . . more.
Southern Mozambique with extended wader quest 20 - 30 Jan 2018
The classic S Moz circuit including Panda and the Green Tinkerbird. This trip places special emphasis on waders and pelagics. We include Pomene estuary and a Pelagic off Tofo. Top birds include Crab Plover, Green Tinkerbird, Great Bittern, Livingstone's Flycatcher, Greater Frigatebird, Sooty Tern, African Hobby and Madagascar Bee-eater. Request more information on the S Moz Tour, 25 Jan - 5 Feb 2018
Mozambique and Zimbabwe: 15 - 27 February 2018 - Warblers and Rallids Special
The best sites in Central Mozambique with a focus on Zambezi Indigobird, Blue Quall, Basra Reed-Warbler etc. We visit Harare for Streaky-breasted Flufftail, Striped Crake and Miombo woodland specials. Request more information on the Moz/Zim late summer special, Feb 2018
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1st Annual Warbler Field Course: 6 - 08 March 2015 These Warbler events have become a classic on the regional birding calendar ! . . . . . .more
2nd Annual Warbler Field Course (Long Weekend): 19 - 22 March 2015 . This long weekend provides for additional opportunities to see River Warbler and other specials . . . . . .more
Uganda Shoebill and Gorillas 7 - 20 June '18 This trip offers a range of fantastic birding localities including Mabamba swamp , Semuliki, Bwindi impenetrable forest, Kibale and Queen Elizabeth National Park. While this trip focuses on the Shoebill and Mountain Gorilla, it includes a mouth-watering list of target species including Green-breasted Pitta.. . . . . more.
Mozambique Winter Classic -(Southern and Central Mozambique) 28 June - 15 July 2018
This tour takes in all the best-known Mozambique hotspots - including Panda,(Olive-headed Weaver), Unguane (Green Tinkerbird), Mount Gorongosa, Rio Savane, Mphingwe and the Zambezi basin, and the Bvumba Mountains in Zimbabwe. Request more information on the Mozambique Winter Classic, 2018
Larking in the Flowers 18 - 27 August '18 - Join us for a special trip which combines flowers with superb endemic birding in the Northern Cape. The trip visits Barberspan, Vryburg, Augrabies, Poffadder, Springbok, WCNP, Loeriesfontein Loxton and Kimberley. Specials include Red Lark, Barlow's Lark, Pygmy Falcon, Sclaters Lark, Black-eared Sparrowlark, Cape Long-billed Lark, Damara Tern. Burchell's Courser, Tractrac, Bradfields Swift, Burchell's Sandgrouse. Rosy-faced Lovebird and Black-headed Canary! . . . . . more.
Central Mozambique extravaganza Summer (Includes African Pitta) 29 Nov - 12 Dec 2018
Covers the top birding sites in central mozambique and Eastern Zimbabwe. This must-do trip takes place at the optimum time when the African Pitta's are present. Key specials include White-chested Alethe, Green-headed Oriole, Locust Finch and Chestnut-fronted Helmet-Shrike. Other good birds include Locust Finch, Lesser Seedcracker, Black and White Flycatcher, Speckle-throated Woodpecker, Cabanis's Bunting, Tiny Greenbul, Black-headed Apalis and East Coast Akalat. Request more information on the Summer Mozambique (Pitta special )Tour, 2018