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Archives for 2017

Total number found: 10
Cape Rockjumper is part of an endemic South African family
December 1, 2017
Birding the Cape: from the mountains to the deep blue
When I mention the Cape most tourists will envisage Table Mountain, the dramatic cliffs of Cape Point, and the spectacular flower displays of the west coast. However, there is a subgroup of tourists w ...
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Emperor Penguin colony
November 16, 2017
Birding the subantarctic islands of the South Atlantic and Southern Ocean
In this blog I take a closer look at the area south of 35oS as far as the Great White Continent and between the longitudes of 50oW and 20oE. This massive area is generally not an area which many birde ...
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Female Elegant Trogon – Florida Canyon, Arizona
October 20, 2017
Birding the United States – East to West
Birding has truly become a great international hobby that seems to be growing and growing. It is very exciting to see so many young folk (here in South Africa at least) starting to take up birding wit ...
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Birding Ecotours Eduardo
October 20, 2017
Getting to Know Our Guides – Eduardo Ormaeche
There are many things synonymous with the Birding Ecotours brand, and the name Eduardo Ormaeche is most certainly one of them! Having been around since soon after the company’s conception almost fif ...
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Andean Cock-of-the-rock
October 19, 2017
Colombia – April 2017
This April, after his very successful Neotropical Bird Club Costa Rica fundraising tour (click here for trip report), Andy Walker had a busman’s holiday and went birding in Colombia for three weeks. ...
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October 6, 2017
Getting to Know Our Guides – Wian van Zyl
When you’re with Wian you are bound to have a good laugh and an enjoyable, fun-filled time exploring nature! His undying passion, enthusiasm, chivalry, and willingness to go the extra mile are chara ...
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Inca Tern – incredible close-range views of this spectacular bird
October 4, 2017
A Brief Sampling of Peru – May 2017
This May Andy Walker conducted a scouting trip to Peru to meet up with Birding Ecotours colleague and resident Peruvian tour leader and expert guide, Eduardo Ormaeche, to have a look at some of the a ...
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Harlequin Duck
July 18, 2017
Iceland 23rd-30th June 2017
This June Andy Walker made a scouting trip to Iceland to have a look at some of the areas we’ll be visiting on the Birding Ecotours 2018 Iceland Tour http://birdingecotours.com/tours/destination/cou ...
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Rose-breasted Grosbeak
July 11, 2017
The Biggest Week in American Birding – May 2017
This May I again had the wonderful opportunity to represent Birding Ecotours at The Biggest Week in American Birding (BWIAB). The BWIAB is a 10-day long event situated on the beautiful shoreline of La ...
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Cuban Tody (photo Jean Kirkwood)
May 30, 2017
Do you tick heard-only birds?
By Chris Lotz www.birdingecotours.com This is a topic we would sincerely love your comments on – please do e-mail us at info@birdingecotours.com and let us have your opinion on the matter!   &n ...
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