Tag: africa

  • Little Stint (Calidris minuta)

    The Little Stint (Calidris minuta) is located throughout Europe and Africa, and is generally found in areas that have water sources. It prefers mudflats, beaches, estuaries, island tundra and coastal tundra. This 13 to 18 centimeter little wader bird is part of the Sandpiper family and is a rusty brown color over its breast, face […]

  • Exquisite Bird Watching in Turkey

    Turkey is an incredibly beautiful place filled with all kinds of plants and animals. Birds are certainly found in abundance here and a large number of birdwatchers are fast discovering that ...

  • Ornithologist Pair Break Record

    For many bird lovers it seems like the sort of thing dreams are made of – giving up everything to enjoy a year spotting some of the most rare birds in some of the most exotic locations around ...

  • Birding In Holland

    If you’re planning a trip to Holland for business or pleasure, you may want to consider doing a spot of bird-watching in your spare time. This stunning country is home to a number of ...

  • Bird Watching: Tanzania’s Spectacular Birdlife

    If you’re an avid bird watcher and you enjoy traveling to the far-flung corners of the earth in search of prime specimens, Tanzania should be your next birding destination. This ...

  • Spectacular Species at Jurong BirdPark

    Bird lovers looking for something new to try might consider visiting the beautiful and exciting country of Singapore. This colorful country is home to the Jurong BirdPark, a carefully ...

  • A Look at the Intriguing Lives of Honeyguides

    Honeyguides, also known as indicator birds or honeybirds, are a relatively small Old World family of near-passerine birds, related to woodpeckers and barbets. Honeyguides are entirely ...

  • Oxpeckers – Cleaners or Parasites?

    The two species of oxpecker which make up the family Buphagidae are endemic to sub-Saharan Africa. The yellow-billed oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) is slightly larger and more widely found than ...

  • Indian Ringneck Parakeet

    The Indian Ringneck Parakeet has become a favorite choice as a pet, over the years. These birds were originally found in Asia and in Africa, and can still be seen in the forests of these ...

  • Love Birds

    Lovebirds are playful, entertaining pets. These 6-inch-long parrots may be small in size, but they’re full of personality. They are easily found in pet stores, and cost far less than a ...