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Tour Highlights - March 2018
350 Species, 10 days

A few highlights and top sightings:

ENDEMICS: 24 of 36 seen

  • Wattled Ibis
  • Blue-winged Goose
  • Rouget's Rail
  • Spot-breasted Lapwing
  • Yellow-fronted Parrot
  • Black-winged Lovebird
  • White-cheeked Turaco
  • Banded Barbet
  • Erlanger's Lark
  • Abyssinian Longclaw
  • Ethiopian Oriole
  • Thick-billed Raven
  • White-backed Tit
  • Rüppell's Black Chat
  • Abyssinian Black Wheatear
  • White-winged Cliff-chat
  • Abyssinian Catbird
  • Ethiopian Cisticola
  • Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher
  • Yellow-rumped Seed-eater
  • Yellow-throated Seed-eater
  • Ethiopian Siskin
  • Brown-rumped Seed-eater
  • Ankober Serin
  • African Swallow-tailed Kite
  • Ayre's Hawk Eagle
  • Allen's Gallinule
  • Arabian Bustard
  • Lesser Jacana
  • 8 species of Owl inc
    Cape Eagle Owl &
    Abyssinian Long-eared Owl
  • Half-collared Kingfisher
  • Blue-breasted Bee-eater
  • Northern Carmine Bee-eater
  • Orange-breasted Bush-shrike
  • Rosy-patched Bush-shrike

Mammal highlights

  • Ethiopian Wolf
  • Gelada
  • Mountain Nyala
  • Caracal
  • Klipspringer
  • Salt's Dikdik
  • Besia Oryx
  • Bat-eared Fox
  • Soemmerring's Gazelle
  • Jackal

Ayer's Hawk Eagle. Photo by Gina Nichol.Ayer's Hawk Eagle. Photo by Gina Nichol.

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& video highlights.

Contact gina@sunrisebirding.com for information on future tours.








 

Northern Carmine Bee-eaters. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Northern Carmine Bee-eaters. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Abdim's Stork. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Abdim's Stork. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Arabian Bustard. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Arabian Bustard. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Awassa Lake Fish Market. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Awassa Lake Fish Market. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Black Heron canopy feeding. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Black Heron canopy feeding. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Blue-breasted Bee-eater . Photo  Gina Nichol.
Blue-breasted Bee-eater . Photo © Gina Nichol.

Camels. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Camels. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Abyssinian black-and-white Colobus. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Abyssinian black-and-white Colobus. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Cotton Pygmy Goose. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Cotton Pygmy Goose. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Ehtiopian Wolf. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Ehtiopian Wolf. Photo © Gina Nichol.

European Roller. Photo  Gina Nichol.
European Roller. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Lesser Flamingos. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Lesser Flamingos. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Gelada. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Gelada. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Groundscraper Thrush. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Groundscraper Thrush. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Hamerkop. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Hamerkop. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Klipspringer. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Klipspringer. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Slender-tailed Nightjar. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Slender-tailed Nightjar. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Northern Carmine Bee-eater . Photo  Gina Nichol.
Northern Carmine Bee-eater . Photo © Gina Nichol.

Olive Baboon. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Olive Baboon. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Orange-breasted Parrot. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Orange-breasted Parrot. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Red-billed Oxpecker. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Red-billed Oxpecker. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Salt's Dik Dik.
Salt's Dik Dik. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Speckled Mousebird. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Speckled Mousebird. Photo © Gina Nichol.


Verreaux's Eagle Owl. Photo © Gina Nichol.

View from Viewpoint Lodge. Photo  Gina Nichol.
View from Viewpoint Lodge. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Wattled Ibis. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Wattled Ibis. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Village Weaver weaving. Photo  Gina Nichol.
Village Weaver weaving. Photo © Gina Nichol.

White-faced Owl. Photo  Gina Nichol.
White-faced Owl. Photo © Gina Nichol.

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