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||David Hoddinott / Rockjumper Birding Tours
||(IOC checklist) Principe Thrush, Savile's Bustard - Cameroon, Streaky-breasted Flufftail to wrap up the worlds fulltails and all of Africas rallids, Western Wattled Cuckooshrike, Capuchin Babbler, Red-fronted Antpecker, Akun Eagle Owl, Ahanta Francolin - Ghana, Swierstra's Francolin, Braun's Bushshrike, White-headed Robin-Chat, Black-and-rufous Swallow - Angola, Dusky Babbler - Uganda, Somali Boubou, Heuglin's Bustard - Kenya, Little Crake, Abyssinian Owl, Blanford's Lark - Ethiopia, Star-spotted Nightjar, Taita Thrush - Kenya, Australian Gannet - SA, Sjostedt's Owlet - Cameroon, Spotted Sandgrouse, Lesser Scaup, Razorbill, Red Kite - Morocco, Nimba Flycatcher, Western Bonelli's Warbler - Ghana, Uluguru Bushshrike, Kipengere Seedeater, Dapplethroat, Pemba Scops Owl - Tanzania, Macaroni Penguin - South Africa, Egyptian Nightjar, Pale Rockfinch, Cinereous Bunting - Ethiopia, Buff-breasted Sandpiper - SA, Gola Malimbe, Grey-throated Rail - Sierra Leone, Djibouti Francolin, Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird - Mt.Kilimanjaro, Spot-breasted Ibis, Plumed Guineafowl, Yellow-capped Weaver - Gabon, White-faced Storm Petrel - South Africa, Wilson's Phalarope - Cape Town, Jackson's Francolin, Basra Reed-Warbler, Nubian Nightjar, Turner's Eremomela, Somali Sparrow, Northern Masked & Clarke's Weavers, William's & Friedmann's Larks, Golden Pipit - Kenya, Northern Bald Ibis, Thick-billed Lark, Cream-coloured Courser, Eurasian Dotterel, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - Morocco & Tunisia, Thick-billed Cuckoo - Uganda, All with Rockjumper Birding Tours
||Jonathan Rossouw/Apex Expeditions
||Jan 15. Abyssinian Long-eared Owl, Harwood's Francolin, Blanford's Lark & Cinereous Bunting in Ethiopia; first new bird of 2015 was Djibouti Francolin; Dec 14: Arabian Golden Sparrow in Djibouti City, plus Arabian, Asian Desert, and Menetries's Warblers; Nov 14: SOCOTRA with endemics plus Jouanin's Petrel, Persian Shearwater & Socotra Cormorant plus vagrant WHITE-BREASTED WATERHEN (1st for Africa), Greater White-fronted Goose, Pintail Snipe and Indian Pond Heron; CONGO in June 14, with lifer Red-bellied Malimbe & Yellow-capped Weaver; Northern Rockhopper Penguin & Black Skimmer close to home in Cape Town in early 2013; full sweep of ANGOLA endemics/specialties, including White-headed Robin-Chat, Braun's Bush-shrike, Brazza's Martin, Swierstra's Francolin in Sept 12; Northern KENYA with displaying Collared Lark, Star-spotted Nightjar in Jan 12.
||Adam Riley/Rockjumper Birding Tours
||Recent trips to Ethiopia (Africa ticks included Cinereous Bunting, Harwood's Francolin, Dusky Babbler, Menetries' Warbler), Namibia - American Golden Plover, Ghana (Akun Eagle Owl, Forest Penduline Tit, White-necked Picathartes, Baumann's Greenbul) & South Africa - Little Crake All with Rockjumper Birding Tours
|| Cornell 2014 + 5 - 1. Zambia Sept 2011: Black-cheeked Lovebird, Chaplin's Barbet, Angola Lark, Black-and-rufous Swallow, Grimwood's Longclaw, Bamboo and Laura's Woodland Warblers, Black-necked Eremomela, Margaret's Batis, Sharp-tailed Starling, Bannermann's Sunbird, Bar-winged and Bocage's Weavers. Malawi Sept 2011: Miombo Pied Barbet, Stierling's Woodpecker (last Old World Woodpecker), White-winged Starling, Chestnut-Mantled Sparrow and Olive-headed Weavers.
||Updated 5 Aug 2014. (Following IOC) Somalia and Djibouti in Sep 10 w. Somali Pigeon,Warsangli Linnet, Somali Grosbeak, Collared lark. Cameroon March 2012 with Golden Nightjar,Picathartes etc. South Africa in Oct 2012.
||West Africa 2012 plus accumulated splits. Apr 2006, Sand Partridge, Wadi Hof, Cairo, Egypt
||Last upd: Mar-11. Highlights: Sidamo Lark Philippa's Crombec and Somali Wheatear in Ethiopia 2011. Friedmann's Lark, William's Lark, Nairobi Pipit, Malindi Pipit in Kenya 2007. Uluguru Bushshrike, Beesley's Lark, Loveridge's Sunbird, Kilombero Weaver in Tanzania 2006. Red-collared Mountain-Babbler, Ruwenzori Turaco, Red-faced Barbet in Rwanda. African Green Broadbill and Shoebill in Uganda. Sokoke Pipit, Sokoke Scops-Owl, African River Martin, Finsch's Francolin, Congo Moorchat, White-winged Flufftail.
Sept 2011 - Angola - Swierstra's Francolin, Anchieta's Barbet, Margaret's Batis, Red-crested Turaco, Angola Cave Chat, White-headed Robin Chat, Gabela Helmetshrike, Gabela Braun's and Monteiro's Bushshrikes, Black-and-rufous Swallow, Pulitzer's Longbill
||August 2011, trip across the border to Kenya, Sokoke specials, Crab Plover and a day trip in Nairobi NP with over 190 species, great country! Spent four months in Ghana and saw a few goodies inc White-necked Picathartes, Langdans Bush-Shrike and Sharpes Apalis .Just returned (Feb2011) from very successful trip to Ethiopia, all available endems fell, thanks to our good guide Abiy from Ethiopian Quadrants! Even had two Pec Sands in a day, trip list over 550! Been living in Uganda for nearly 2 years and have so far seen 836 there including: Great Knot (new for country), Broad-Billed Sand, G Sandplover, Af Green Broadbill,Rwenzori Turaco,Kivu Ground Thrush,Crested Barbet,Black-throated Barbet etc. Have also visited on holiday Egypt, Morroco (Slender-billed Curlew just a distant memory!) South Africa (both east and west) Namibia and previous to Uganda lived in Cameroon for over two years seeing all the endems inc Mt Kupe Bush-Shrike.
||2010 Feb-Mar Cameroon,Black-eared Ground Thrush,Banded Wattle-eye,Rock Firefinch,Arabian Bustard,Little Gray Woodpecker;2009 Sep, South Africa,2008 Jan Socotra endemics
||Keith Valentine/Rockjumper Birding Tours
||Star-spotted Nightjar, Scaly Chatterer, Abyssinian Crimsonwing, Steel-blue Whydah were recent additions on a prvt Ethiopia tour Jan 2015. Buff-breasted Sandpiper in Namibia and Leach's Storm Petrel in Namibian waters. Forest Penduline Tit, Nimba Flycatcher, Akun Eagle Owl & Spot-breasted Ibis in Ghana - Dec 12. Savile's Bustard in Cameroon Apr 2012, Little Crake and Black Skimmer in my backyard - Cape Town!!! Vermiculated Fishing Owl in Cameroon Mar 2011, All with Rockjumper Birding Tours.
||IOC Taxonomy. Uganda 2009 Green-breasted Pitta, Papyrus Yellow Warbler, Lagden's Bush-shrike; Ghana 2009 Brown-cheeked Hornbill, Rosy Bee-eater, Congo Serpent Eagle; Ghana 2011 +9; Ghana 2012 Yellow-footed Honeyguide, Carmelite Sunbird; Ghana 2013 Black-collared Lovebird, Brown Nightjar, Akun Eagle Owl, Capuchin Babbler; Ethiopia 2013 Abyssinian Long-eared Owl etc
||White-necked Picathartes is one of the most exciting and wonderful birds I have ever seen!
||White-breasted Guineafowl, White-necked Picathartes in Ghana
||Brown Booby, Cream-coloured Courser-Egypt 2008 with Rockjumper Birding Tours. Wilson's Phalarope, Protea Canary - SA May07, Neumann's Warbler, Uganda Woodland Warbler - Uganda Aug06, Little Crake, Booted Warbler, Village Weaver - Egypt Apr06, Degodi Lark, Phillipa's Crombec, White-winged Dove - Ethiopia Dec05, Green-breasted Pitta, Green Broadbill and Shoebill July 05 with Rockjumper Birding Tours. Spotted Eagle, Spectacled and Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, Semi-collared Flycatcher- Egypt with Rockjumper Birding Tours Apr 2005. Ethiopia Jan/Feb 2005 Harwoods Francolin, Gillett's Lark, Stresseman's Bush Crow, Salvadori's Serin, Sidamo Lark, Prince Ruspoli's Turaco at 2 sites and White-tailed Swallows, Imperial and Golden Eagles, Levant Sparrowhawk, Saker, Rockjumper Birding Tours
||Mark Van Beirs
||Jan 2014: Akun Eagle Owl, Forbes's Plover and Rosy Bee-eater in Ghana.
||All Ethiopian endemics + Heuglin's Bustard, Somali Courser and Collared Lark. Ethiopia Feb 2006 while leading for Tropical Birding
||Tanzania 2007 was my last trip to Africa
||According to IOC list
||Green breasted Pitta, African Green Broadbill www.worldbirders.com
||Updated Dec 2014. Ghana 2009: White-necked Rockfowl, Long-tailed Hawk etc...Taxonomy strictly Clements ( Aug 2012).
||Markus Lilje/ Rockjumper Birding Tours
||A few new birds in Uganda and Rwanda, All targets in Angola; over 300 in Cameroon
||Josep del Hoyo
||April 2007. Green-breasted Pitta in Uganda (videos in IBC).
||Jan P Smith
||Most recent trip was to Ethiopia with Rockjumper in January 2013, my 9th African birding trip.
||Angola Sept 2011: 70 lifers. Botswana 2010 inc Pel's Fishing Owl. 45 lifers in Kenya, Nov 2009; 32 lifers in Ghana (now seen both Picathartes) with Birdseekers, Feb 2009. List follows Clements (Sept 2012)
||Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, 2002 Crab Plover, Thick-billed Cuckoo, 2003; White-necked Picathartes Ghana 2012
||White-winged Apalis,Sokoke Scops Owl,Long-billed Apalis,Mrs Moreaus Warbler
||Pemba Green Pigeon,Pemba Scops Owl,Scheffler's Barred Owlet,Usambara Nightjar,Boehm's Bee-eater,Ruaha Hornbill,Eastern Green Tinkerbird,Brown-breasted Barbet,Pallid Honeyguide,Speckle-throated Woodpecker,Mombasa Woodpecker,Uluguru Mountain Greenbul,Stripe-faced Greenbul,Spot-throat,Usambara Akalat,White-chested Alethe,Arnott's White-headed Chat,Coastal Cisticola,Black-lored Cisticola,Stierlings Wren-Warbler,Chapin's Apalis,White-winged Apalis,Long-billed Tailorbird,African Tailorbird,Grenn-capped Eremomela,Livingstone's Flycacther,White-tailed Crested Flycatcher,Eastern Black-headed Batis,Black-throated Wattle-eye,Black-fronted Bush-Shrike,Uluguru Bush-Shrike,Fuelleborn's Black Boubou,Green-headed Oriole,Kenrick's Starling,Southern Blue-eyed Starling,Ashy Starling,Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird,Banded Green Sunbird,Usambara Double-collared Sunbird,Loveridge's Sunbird,Pemba Sunbird,Swahili Sparrow,Bertram's Weaver,Taveta Golden Weaver,Kilombero Weaver,Usambara Weaver,Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah,Southern Citril,Rufous-tailed Weaver,Steel-blue Whydah,Grey-breasted Spurfowl,Grey-crested Helmet-Shrike,Buff-belied Penduline-Tit,Rufous-bellied Tit,Short-tailed Lark,Beesley's Lark,Sombre Nightjar,Abbott's Starling,Grey-Olive Greenbul
||Ghana Nov 2010 Hartlaubs Duck, Picathartes, Forbes Plover, Fraser's Eagle-owl, Red-fronted Antpecker
||24 April 2009. Trips to Morocco (twice), Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe (twice), South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Highlight Slender-billed Curlew.
||Update November 2014 - no heard, strictly follow Clements - February 2013 Ghana : Congo Serpent Eagle, Nkulengu Rail, Thick-billed Cuckoo, Akun Eagle Owl, Brown-cheeked Hornbill, Kemp's Longbill, Yellow-headed Picathartes, Capuchin Babbler, Tit-hylia, Buff-throated Sunbird, Red-billed Helmetshrike and Preuss's Weaver among many more. March 2012 Cameroon : added 135 sp of which 133 lifers ; Hartlaub's Duck, Cassin's Hawk-Eagle, Fox Kestrel, Quail Plover, Savile's Bustard, Bronze-winged Courser, Brown-chested Lapwing, Yellow-billed and Bannerman's Turacos, Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo, Vermiculated Fishing, Red-chested and Sjöstedt's Owls, Standard-winged and Golden Nightjars (fantastics views of the second !), Cassin's Honeybird, Willcock's Honeyguide, African Piculet, Grey-headed Broadbill, White-bellied Robin Chat, Cricket and White-tailed Warblers, Bamenda Apalis, Violet-backed Hyliota, Yellow-bellied and Banded Wattle-eyes, Red-headed Picathartes (wonderful time with more than 10 birds together !), Spotted Thrush-Babbler, White-throated Mountain Babbler, Sennar Penduline Tit, Cameroon Speirops, Green-breasted, and Mount Kupe Bush-Shrikes (great times !), Shelley's and White-cheeked Olivebacks, Red-faced and Red-winged Pytilias, Black-bellied Seedcracker, Brown and Dybowski's Twinspots, Black-bellied, Rock Firefinche.
||Crimsonwinged Finch-Morocco Oct2014/Egyptian Plover-Gambia Nov2013/CI Stonechat-Fuerteventura June2011/Laurel Pigeon-Tenerife Jul2010/Harwoods Francolin,Spotbreasted lapwing-Ethiopia Feb2005/Sokoke Pipit & scops Owl-Kenya Dec 2004/ Longbilled Tailorbird/Tanzania June04.Shoebill-Uganda Aug 2003
||Best birds for '06 include Golden Nightjar, Quail Plover, Gray-necked Picathartes, Green-breasted Bushshrike, Cricket Warbler - Cameroon. Friedmann's Lark, Turner's Eremomela, Chapin's Flycatcher, Gray-crested Helmetshrike - Kenya. Green-breasted Pitta, Red-faced Barbet - Uganda. Congo Serpent Eagle, Togo Paradise Whydah, Forest Francolin - Ghana. - all with Rockjumper Birding Tours
||successful Ethiopia trip
||Born Britain, live California
||Last trips a day in Ethiopia (10 lifers) and 2.5 weeks in Malawi (Cholo Alethe, White-winged Apalis, Vincent's Bunting, etc). Includes 3-week trip to Cameroon in March-April 2012 and 2 weeks in En. S. Africa in November-December 2012. Clements 6.8.
||John Davies/Lawson's Birding Tours
||Akun & Fraser's Eagle Owl, Egyptian Plover, Brown Nightjar, Long-tailed Hawk, Kemp's Longbill, Brown-cheeked Hornbill, Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo, East Coast Akalat, Green-headed Oriole and Lesser Seedcracker. All with Lawson's Birding Tours. List based on IOC V3.3.
||748 species in Kenya in Jan/Feb 2004, 530 species in Uganda in July 2005
||Bernd de Bruijn
||According to IOC 3.2. Sudan: Cretzschmar's Babbler; Black-breasted Barbet, Neumann's Starling, Palestine Sunbird (Darfur). Guinea-Bissau: Black Crowned Crane, Crimson Seedcracker. Burkina Faso: Golden Nightjar, Brown-rumped Bunting. Sierra Leone: White-breasted Guineafowl, Gola Malimbe, Forest Scrub Robin, Turati's Boubou, Capuchin Babbler. Ghana: Forest Penduline Tit, Brown Nightjar. Kenya (lived 2000-2003): Spotted Ground Thrush, Blue Swallow, Forbes-Watson's Swift, Red-footed Booby, Brown-chested Lapwing, Quail-Plover, Blue Quail, Williams's Lark, Pacific Golden Plover, Pectoral Sandpiper. 43 bulbuls, 29 cisticola's.
||Clements, seen only. updated July 2012
||Green Broadbill, Chaplin's Barbet, William's Lark, Oriole Finch, Lagden's Bush-Shrike and Standard-winged Nightjar
||For more highlights see www.birdingperu.com/expedition birding Rock Firefinch, Chad firefinch, Shelley's Oliveback, Abyssinian Woodpecker, Sidamo long-clawed lark, Short-tailed Lark, Philippe's eremomela, Abyssinian yellow rumped serin, Ankober linnet, Pale Rock Sparrow, Ruwenzori Touraco, Nahan's Francolin, Grauer's Broadbill, red-collared mountain babbler, adapted at 2014 change of Clements according to Cornell.
||Rainer Christian Ertel
||(IOC-checklist) Buller´s Albatross, Spectacled Petrel, Savile´s Bustard, Buffspotted Flufftail, Grey Pratincole, Laughing Gull, Pel´s Fishing Owl, Souza´s Shrike, Stresemann´s Bush Crow, Sidamo Lark, Red Lark, Sombre Rock Chat, Ankober Serin, Socotra Bunting
||Cameroon 2003, Morocko 2004
||Trips to Morocco x5, Egypt x3, Gambia x2, Ethiopia x2, Kenya x3, Ghana x2 and South Africa. Plus several to the Canaries. Updated with Clements 6.7.
||Updat 2-2014 Ghana 2014
||Ghana, Cameroon, Kenya, Zambia, Southern Africa... so far.
||The total of a lot of trips to Africa - Ethiopia x3, Kenya x5, South Africa x7 Namibia, Gabon, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Senegal, Tunisia, Tanzania