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Red-capped Lark

Bookings open for Sasol/Addo Birding Weekend

The SANParks Honorary Rangers at Addo Elephant National Park will be hosting its 6th annual Addo Birding Bonanza on 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2014.

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David brought the birds in faster than we could keep up with!

Kenya’s magical forest – the Arabuko Sokoke

Jeremy sets out birding in Arabuko Sokoke forest, a fragile green jewel of Kenya’s coastline.

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Kruger National Park

Breaking records for the love of birds

John Kinghorn set aside 2014 as his Big Birding Year, determined to break the record for the youngest person to see 800 bird species within a calendar year in the Southern African sub region.

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Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we select the top 5 photographs submitted by you via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos that you think have what is takes, please feel free to post them on our wall.

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Schalow's Turaco

Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we select the top 5 photographs submitted by you via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos that you think have what is takes, please feel free to post them on our wall.

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Portrait of a Blue-bellied Roller

Our Weekly Top 5 bird photographs

Each week we are looking for the top 5 photographs submitted to us via our Facebook birding page, Africa Geographic Birds. So if you have any photos you think has what is takes, please feel free to post them on

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Cape Gannet couple greeting. Bird Island, West Coast - Elsa van Dyk

10 photos of Birds celebrating Valentine's Day

Nothing says I love you like… 1. An affectionate greeting after a long time apart.   2. A peck on the bill.   3. Sharing a meal.   4. Dressing to impress   5. Whispering sweet nothings.   6. A

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The 10 Most Remarkable Birds in Ghana

Here they are – the most interesting and sought-after birds in all of Ghana according to Africa Geographic travel director Christian Boix. For the opportunity to see these birds, join Africa Geographic’s unique birding expedition to Ghana. Enquire here.  

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10 Essential Things to do on Safari in Tanzania

1. Witness the migration – nothing compares to seeing hundreds of wildebeest thundering by in unison across the plains. 2. Bird watching – try any of the amazing parks for great diversity in the bird life. 3. Visit the incomparable

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Thieves, Chiefs and Okavango dreaming!

9th -14th  November  A spot of bad luck. One of the great things about this road trip is seeing how the terrain changes. Heading into the Kavango region and things are looking a lot greener than the warm hues I

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© Morgan Trimble

Packing your book bag for safari

It’s not my intention to cause any safari guides to lose their jobs, but sometimes it`s just nice to be able to identify whatever creature (or plant) you come across for yourself. And unless you happen to have a photographic

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Eyes wide open

It is a well known fact that the two species of oxpecker that occur in southern Africa, the red-billed and the yellow-billed, both feed on parasites that live on or in some of the larger plant-eating mammals that they share

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Fruits of my Labour

I was recently sent out to Savuti camp to lend a hand to the camp managers.  I used to be a camp manager but I much preferred guiding, and nothing has changed with that. I never found it too much

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