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Namibia’s 15 key birds

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The League of Nations thereafter mandated this huge block of land to South Africa to administer and autonomy was only granted after the protracted Namibian War of Independence that was fought between the South African defense force and Namibian freedom fighters based in Angola, Zambia and other neighboring countries.

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Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

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Claire (not that Dee mentions that) has waited for the civil war in Angola to end, only to go searching for a lost bird, described in Angola in 1960s and then lost during the war. In my mind, Claire is a hybrid between Lara Croft and Huckleberry Finn. Is its habitat still there? No one has seen it after the initial discovery!

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Dreaming of Congo rainforest: Gabon, Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic

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Mammals include Western Lowland Gorilla, Forest Elephant and Forest Buffalo, and eleven diurnal primates. Odzala Discovery Camps is running three lodges in and by the park, the camps have a network of trails, decks and boardwalks, and birding is excellent.

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Birdwatching the Okavango Delta

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Rainfall in Angola forms a myriad of waterways which converge to form the Cubango River which flows southwards into Botswana where it becomes the Okavango River, the fourth longest river in southern Africa. In 2019 I joint-led my seventeenth safari in twelve years with Capture Africa, we are a good team.

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

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now the pace quickens: USA; Angola, Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia; Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam. Shown as a list, it looks like this: Less than 200 bird species: Antarctica; oceanic islands. 201-400 sp: Madagascar, north African countries; European countries; Asia Minor, Arabian Peninsula, Mongolia. 801-1000 sp. –

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How to Bird Murchison Falls

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TRIP LIST ( multiple lists ): White-faced Whistling-Duck, Egyptian Goose, Spur-winged Goose, Helmeted Guineafowl, Heuglin’s Francolin, Mourning Collared-Dove, Vinaceous Dove, Laughing Dove, Black-billed Wood-Dove, Denham’s Bustard, Eastern Plantain-eater, White-browed Coucal, Senegal Coucal, Levaillant’s Cuckoo, Dideric Cuckoo, Alpine (..)

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Introducing the African Birding Beat

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Adam has traveled extensively to all 7 continents, leading tours to numerous countries ranging from Colombia to Egypt, Angola to Papua New Guinea and Antarctica to Alaska. Adam is one of Africa’s most experienced birders, having seen over 2,000 species on the continent as well as 7,000 species worldwide.