Trip Reports & Sightings

Posted by Birding Ecotours

South Africa: Northern and Western Cape Birds and Mammals - August 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added October 6, 2022)

Uganda: Shoebill, Albertine Rift Endemics, Green-breasted Pitta, Gorilla and Chimpanzees, August 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added October 6, 2021)
(Shoebill at Mabamba Swamp, Rwenzori Turaco at Mgahinga, Grauer’s Broadbill on the Mubwindi Swamp walk, Abyssinian Ground Thrush on main Buhoma trail, Lions in Ishasha, Green-breasted Pitta)

Namibia - August 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added October 28, 2022)
(Dune Lark, Hartlaub's Spurfowl, Ruppell's Korhaan, Violet Wood Hoopoe, Ruppell's Parrot, White-tailed Shrike, Dune and Stark's Larks, Monteiro's and Damara Red-billed Hornbills, Black-faced, Hartlaub's and Bare-cheeked Babblers, Rockrunner,)

Iceland - June 2018, author Birding Ecotours (added October 27, 2022)
(Harlequin Duck, King Eider, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Barrow's Goldeneye, Common Scoter, Greater Scaup, Whooper Swan, )

USA - Southeast Arizona - August 2021, author Birding Ecotours (added October 25, 2022)
(Lesser Nighthawk, Mexican Whip-poor-will, Rivoli’s, Lucifer, and Violet-crowned Hummingbirds, Blue-throated Mountaingem, Greater Roadrunner, Inca Dove, Band-tailed Pigeon, Grey and Zone-tailed Hawks, Whiskered Screech Owl, Elegant Trogon,)

Uganda: Birding and Mammal Report - July 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added October 20, 2022)
(Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, Grauer's Broadbill, Ugandan wildlife such as Eastern (Mountain) Gorilla, Chimpanzee, Albertine Rift bird endemics)

South Africa: Cape to Kruger - Birding and Mammals - August 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added October 19, 2022)
(Cape Rockjumper, marine cormorant species, Bank, Cape, Crowned, and White-breasted Cormorants, Greater Crested (Swift) Tern and Common Tern, Spotted Thick-knees)

Angola Scouting Trip - May 2018, author Birding Ecotours (added October 18, 2022)
(Swierstra’s Spurfowl , Angolan Cave Chat, escarpment forests with Schalow’s Turaco, Ludwig’s Bustard and Namaqua Sandgrouse, miombo and forest species such as Black-necked Eremomela, Margaret’s Batis, Red-crested Turaco, Pulitzer’s Longbill, Sou)

Malaysia: Borneo, Sabah - Birding Tour Report September 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added November 8, 2022)
(Bornean Orangutans, Northern (North Bornean) Grey Gibbons, Proboscis Monkeys, Reticulated Python, Helmeted Hornbill, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Giant Pitta, Whitehead’s Trogon, Whitehead’s Broadbill, Whitehead’s Spiderhunter, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Rufou)

Madagascar: The Best of Madagascar, Birds and Wildlife Trip Report, author Birding Ecotours (added November 23, 2022)
(Cuckoo Roller, Brown Mesite, Rufous Mouse Lemur, Coquerel’s and Giant Couas, White-browed Owl, Long-tailed Ground Roller,Sickle-billed Vanga, Subdesert Mesite, Red-tailed Tropicbird, Great Frigatebird)

Namibia And Okavango: Golden Gate Audubon Society Trip Report, author Birding Ecotours (added November 22, 2022)
(African Pygmy Goose, Hartlaub’s Spurfowl, African Penguin, Greater and Lesser Flamingos, White-backed Night Heron, Slaty Egret, Bat Hawk, Kori and Ludwig’s Bustards, Rüppell's Korhaan, Wattled and Blue Cranes, Damara Tern, African Skimmer, Pel’s Fi)

Minnesota: Winter Owls and Sax-Zim Bog January 2020, author Birding Ecotours (added November 18, 2022)
(Great Grey Owl, Northern Hawk-Owl, Snowy Owl, Barred Owl, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Black-backed Woodpecker, Spruce Grouse, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Northern Shrike, Red Crossbill, Two-barred (White-winged) Crossbill, Canada Jay, Northern Goshawk, Eveni)

Mainland Alaska: Scouting Trip Report September 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added November 11, 2022)
(Emperor Goose, Horned Puffin, Tufted Puffin, Marbled Murrelet, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Willow Ptarmigan, Spruce Grouse, Surfbird, Varied Thrush, Pacific Wren, Slaty-backed Gull, Tundra Swan, Trumpeter Swan, Northwestern Crow, Wandering Tattler, Pi)

Malaysia, Borneo: September 2018, author Birding Ecotours (added November 11, 2022)
(Bornean Bristlehead, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Whitehead’s trio (Broadbill, Trogon, and Spiderhunter), Hooded Pitta, Bornean Orangutans, Red Giant Flying Squirrels )

New Zealand - October 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added November 11, 2022)
(Northern Royal Albatross, Otago Shag, Silver Gull, Kelp Gull, Spotted Shags, Sooty Shearwater, New Zealand Fur Seal, Northern Giant Petrel, Northern Royal Albatross, Song Thrush, Common Blackbird, European Goldfinch, Dunnock, Australian Magpie, Mallard, a)

South-east Arizona: Custom trip July - August 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added November 11, 2021)
(Five-striped Sparrow, Rivoli’s Hummingbird, Rosy-faced Lovebird, Arizona Woodpecker, Lucifer Hummingbird, White-nosed Coati, Zone-tailed Hawk, LeConte’s Thrasher, Bendire’s Thrasher, Blue-throated Mountaingem, Olive Warbler, Hermit Warbler, Red-face)

Western Cape, South Africa: February 2022 , author Birding Ecotours (added May 3, 2022)
(Western Cape Province of South Africa,Cape Peninsula,Tankwa Karoo , Garden Route, Grey-winged Francolin, Fulvous Whistling Duck, South African Shelduck, Denham’s Bustard, Karoo and Southern Black Korhaans, Pink-backed Pelican, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Ch)

Western Cape, South Africa, Custom Birding - Trip Report April 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added May 13, 2022)
(Grey-winged Francolin, South African Shelduck, Karoo and Southern Black Korhaans, Namaqua Sandgrouse, Blue Crane, African Oystercatcher, African Penguin, Cape Gannet, Cape, Crowned and Bank Cormorants, Ground Woodpecker, Cape Rockjumper, Fairy Flycatcher,)

South Africa: 3-Day Tankwa Karoo Birding Report - March 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added May 13, 2022)
(Grey-winged Francolin, Freckled Nightjar, Namaqua Sandgrouse, Verreaux’s Eagle, Acacia Pied Barbet, Pririt Batis, Fairy Flycatcher, Spike-heeled, Karoo Long-billed, Karoo and Large-billed Larks)

Eastern South Africa - February 2021, author Birding Ecotours (added March 28, 2022)
(Drakensberg foothills, Cape Parrot, Blue Swallow, Wattled Crane, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) coast, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Spotted Ground Thrush, Green Barbet, Swamp Nightjar, Green Twinspot, Southern Banded Snake Eagle, Livingstone’s Turaco, Woodward’s Bati)

Peru: The Manu Road - October - November 2017, author Birding Ecotours (added June 18, 2021)
(Manu Road, Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Red-and-green Macaws, Inca Tern)

Namibia and Okavango Golden Gate Audobon Society Custom Tour - 6th - 17th September 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added June 18, 2021)
(Golden Gate Audubon Society, Rockrunner, African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros, Burchell’s Sandgrouse, Slaty Egret, African Barred Owlet, Greater Honeyguide)

Namibia - October 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added June 18, 2021)
(Namibian Escarpment, Etosha National Park, Cape Fur Seals, Heaviside Dolphin, Ocean Sunfish. Kelp Gull, Hartlaub’s Gull, Sooty Shearwater, African Oystercatcher, Gray’s Lark)

Svalbard Cruise - June 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added July 7, 2022)
(Svalbard birding and mammal cruise, Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), Ivory Gull, King Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Purple Sandpiper, Red Phalarope, Long-tailed Jaeger, Rock Ptarmigan, Thick-billed Murre, Atlantic Puffin, Red-throated Loon, Walrus, Arctic Fox, (Sva)

Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls Set Departure Trip Report - November 2019, author Birding Ecotours (added January 26, 2023)
(Orange River Francolin, White-backed Night Heron, Rufous-bellied Heron, Slaty Egret, Bank, Crowned, Cape Cormorants, Secretarybird, African Cuckoo-Hawk, Western Banded Snake Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle, Rüppell's Korhaan, African Finfoot, Allen’s Gallinu)

Ultimate Uganda: Shoebill, Albertine Rift Endemics & Great Apes Birding Tour Report, author Birding Ecotours (added December 9, 2022)
(Shoebill, Green-breasted Pitta, Chimpanzee, Eastern (Mountain) Gorilla, Rhinoceros (White), African Buffalo, Shoebill, Rwenzori Turaco, Grauer’s (African Green) Broadbill and Neumann’s Warbler)

Argentina - the Northwest - September 2017, author Birding Ecotours (added December 20, 2022)
(Monk Parakeet, Chimango Caracara, Southern Lapwing, Picazuro Pigeon, Guira Cuckoo, White-rumped Swallow, Chalk-browed Mockingbird, Rufous-bellied Thrush, Shiny Cowbird, Rufous-collared Sparrow, Firewood-gatherer, Torrent Duck)

Colombia: Santa Marta & Guajira - August 2022, author Birding Ecotours (added December 13, 2022)
(Santa Marta Mountain-Tanager, Santa Marta Brush-finch, Santa Marta Warbler, Streak-capped Spinetail, Rusty-headed Spinetail, Santa Marta Bush-Tyrant, Hermit Wood-Wren, Santa Marta Parakeet, Brown-rumped Tapaculo, Santa Marta Antpitta, Sierra Nevada Antpit)

Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak - Family Listing Private Tour for Rail-Babbler & Crested Jayshrike - August 2022 , author Birding Ecotours (added August 26, 2022)
(Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Rail-babbler, Crested Jayshrike, Blue-banded Pitta, Bornean Frogmouth, Oriental Bay Owl, Barred Eagle-Owl, Reddish Scops Owl, Sunda Scops Owl, Mountain Serpent Eagle, Blyth’s Hawk-Eagle, Bornean Barbet, Chestnut-naped Forktail)

USA - Maine - June - July 2021, author Birding Ecotours (added August 13, 2021)
(Scarborough Marsh, Kennebunk Plains, Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge, Acadia National Park, Messalonskee Lake, Moose Bog, Mount Washington Auto Road, Code-4 ABA rarity in Little Egret, Atlantic Puffin, Razorbill, Black Guillemot, Arctic, Roseate, Lea)