Uganda | Birding Ecotours | Uganda – Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, Albertine Rift Edemics, Gorillas and Chimps 2019

This tour allows one to find the most important birds and primates that Uganda has to offer. Shoebill is almost guaranteed. Over 20 Albertine (Western) Rift endemics are also sought, including one of Africa’s most fabulous turacos, Ruwenzori Turaco, and of course the “must-see” African Green (Grauer’s) Broadbill. We have not yet missed Green-breasted Pitta on any of our trips – Uganda has become the classic country for finding this otherwise very difficult bird. We also look for other range-restricted birds, such as Red-faced Barbet that is also found in a remote part of Tanzania excluded from most birding tours …

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Yellow-headed Picathartes (Photo credit Lucas Lombardo)

Ghana | Ashanti African Tours | 17 Day Ghana Birding and Nature Tour

With 12 of the 15 West African Upper Guinea endemic species occurring in Ghana; its safe, friendly and hassle-free environment and the most developed infrastructure of any West African country, Ghana is a must-visit for any birding and nature enthusiast. Our 100% record of seeing the White-necked Rockfowl (Yellow-headed Picathartes) and Egyptian Plover (recently made a family of its own) ensures a spectacular trip awaits our potential tour participants. From the coastal lagoons, to grassland savannah, the Upper Guinea Rainforest and moving northwards through the broadleaf Guinea woodland, finally touching the Sahel savannah plains in the far north, Ghana offers …

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Ethical Bird Tours | 2018 List

Ecotourism is a fast-growing tourism sector, already worth USD 100 billion annually. According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is responsible tourism to natural areas that conserves the environment, supports the well-being of local people and educates visitors and hosts. Done right, ecotourism can be a force for good, channelling resources to protect the places and species people seek to experience; creating employment opportunities for local people who need them most; and valuing and preserving local culture. Done poorly, ecotourism can put unsustainable pressure on wildlife and habitats, distort the local economy and change local customs and cultures irrevocably. To help …

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Bulgaria | Wild Echo | Bulgaria in Spring Tour

Twelve days holiday exploring the prime birds’ habitats in Bulgaria and allows you to see over 200 bird species including the South-east European specialties. This tour is specially prepared to show you the best of the Bulgarian birdlife under an optimal time schedule. You will arrive at Varna airport and thus our tour will start from the north Black sea coast where we will catch most of the northern migrants, some of them already in full breeding plumage. After it we will drive down to the south sea coast to explore the wetlands here for more migrant and breeding birds. …

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Belarus | APB-Birdlife Wetland Centre | Untouched Wilderness of the Eastern Europe

Belarus, Europe’s Secret Wilderness, welcomes you to explore the still unspoilt beauty of its nature. Our tours will take you into the primeval forests and vast river floodplains, the extensive fen mires and bogs. For a long time Belarus has kept its many ornithological treasures secret. Foreign birders simply were unaware of this European gem. The land of Azure Tits and Great Snipes, of Aquatic Warblers and Great Grey Owls will open its treasures for you. The country is destined to become one of the front-rank birdwatching destinations in Europe. Impossible to visit when part of the USSR, Belarus now welcomes …

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Tanzania | Birdfinders | Tanzania Tour

This tour takes us to less-visited parts of Tanzania, where a long list of different and sought-after birds occurs. We will visit the dry Maasai plains for Beesley’s Lark; the Eastern Arc Mountains (Usambaras) with their many endemic, near-endemic and highly localised forest species; Mikumi National Park for some Miombo woodland species and the Udzungwa/Kilombero area for some of the more easily accessible recent discoveries. Top Five Birds Usambara Eagle-owl Racket-tailed Roller Narina Trogon Southern Ground-hornbill Saddle-billed Stork Ethics At Terra Incognita we support tours that do good in the world. They must help to conserve the environment, support local …

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