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Birding the Drakensberg, South Africa

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Races gabonensis and inornatus intergrade in Nigeria; proposed races nigeriae (S Nigeria) and goodi (N Cameroon) not satisfactorily distinguishable from former and latter, respectively. This is how a scientist (on HBW) politely but clearly refutes these subspecies: “Vocal differences appear negligible.

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Cross River Gorilla Facts: Habitat, Diet, Scientific Name, Population & Predators

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The hilly area between Nigeria and Cameroon is home to these gorillas. The Cross River gorillas reach sexual maturity at age 10 and typically give birth every four years. Typically, their nine-month gestation period lasts.

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Cross River Gorilla Facts, Habitat, Diet, Scientific Name, Population & Predators

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The hilly area between Nigeria and Cameroon is home to these gorillas. Cross river gorilla in Congo The Cross River gorillas reach sexual maturity at age 10 and typically give birth every four years. Typically, their nine-month gestation period lasts.

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Birding Tengchong, Yunnan (again)

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Hopefully this information is useful for some readers, particularly those with plans to travel to Nigeria. I always kind of suspected “vented” is a euphemism … Witout being asked, Google Translate also adds that Li tun shi means “I opened it again” in Yoruba.

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Care to Hazard a Guess?

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Whatever it was it was killed by hunters in Nigeria, it had the following inscription, I assume on one or both of the rings: “9287963- Reseng Meseuom.hom @ Sweden,” and it made the internet.

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Cuckoos Tracked from England to Africa

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The birds have dispersed rather widely: Four of the birds have already crossed the Sahara; two are in southern Chad, one is in northern Nigeria and the fourth one is in Burkina Faso. Tiny satellite tracking tags allowed scientists from the British Trust for Ornithology to track five cuckoos on their 5,000 km migration to Africa.

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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. –