World Mammals

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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Jon Hall

Australian 1853
Following the checklist at . October 2019: 8 lifers in Amazonas Brazil including Dwarf and Manicore Marmosets and Prince Bernhard's Titi; August 2019: - five new speices in California including Western Spotted Skunk and Narrow-faced Kangaroo Rat; Appalachian Cottontail in West Virgina and an Allegheny Woodrat in Virginia; July 2019 - Long-tailed Vole in Wyoming & Northern Pocket Gopher, North Idaho Ground Squirrel and Bushy-tailed Woodrat in Idaho (thanks Mattt Miller!); May 2019 - 26 lifers in Peru including Yellow-tailed Woolly Monkey, Rio Mayo Titi, Mountain Paca, Bicoloured Porcupine, Short-tailed Red-sided Opossum and Emperor Tamarin; April 2019 - Macedonian Mouse in Greece;March 2019 - 7 new species in Morocco including North African Elephant Shrew & Hedgehog; Jan 2019 - 8 new species in the Yucatan including Hairy-legged Vampire Bat, Cozumel Golden Bat and Orange Throated Bat. Favourites from previous years include both Pandas, Pygmy Hippo in Sierra Leone, Giant Pangolin and Cameroon Scalytail in Gabon, all 4 Lion Tamarins in Brazil, Bactrian Camel & Marbled Polecat (Mongolia), Giant Armadillo (Brazil), all the Douc Langurs in Vietnam, Pyrennean Desman (Spain), Short-eared Dog (western Amazon), Narwhals (Baffin Island), Tamaraw (Philippines), Babyrusa (Sulawesi), Andean Mountain Cat (Chile) and Solendon (Dominican Republic). Includes almost 270 Australian Mammals (inc Scaly-tailed Possum, Cape York Rock Wallaby, Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat and Gilbert's Potoroo). Check out . 24 October 2019


Gerald Broddelez

Belgian 1323
East Mole Vole, Daurian Squirrel, Us.Whiskered Bat , Blandford's Fox, Arabian Gazelle, Tarabul's Gerbil, Chin.Ferret Badger, Forest Musk Deer, Baikal seal,9 diff Snow Leopards (incl 1 fem with 3 cubs and another with 2 cubs seen extremely well on our tours in Mongolia!), Sand Cat, Fennec, Jap Macaque and Squirrel, Past Highlights :Red Panda, Chinese Mountain Cat, Black-footed Cat, Marbled Cat , East Caucasian Thur, Asia Minor Chamois, Grey-bellied Night-monkey, Harris Olingo, Mex Pocupine ,Walia Ibex, Hisp Solenodon & Hutia, Lion-tailed Macaque, Stripe-necked Mongoose, Smooth-coated Otter, Dhole etc in S India, Harveys Duiker, Fringe-eared Oryx, Heart-nosed Bat, Sowerby's Beaked Whale, Blasius Hor. Bat, Pallas Cat, Chiru, Kiang, White-lipped Deer, Tib Fox Past highlights : Maned Wolf, Golden-lion Tamarin, Giant Armadillo, Numbat, S.Hairy-nosed Wombat, Quokka, etc in Australia, Medit. Monk Seal, Variegated Spider Monkey, Andean Squirrel and N.Naked -tailed Armadillo Past High Mountain Tapir and Spectacled Bear in Ecuador, AARDVARK , Tree Pangolin, Lord Derby's Anomalure in Ghana, others Mara, Fossa, Mme Bertha's Mouse lemur, Giant Jumping Rat, Zanzibar Galago & Colobus, Zanj Elephant Shrew, Eur. Wolverine, Baird's Tapir, Silky Anteater, Dugong, East Pygmy Possum, Woylie, Atherton Anthechinus amongst 80+ sp seen down under!Juan Fernandez Fur Seal,South Water Vole,Bobcat, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Asiatic Wild Ass, Mongolian Gazelle, Siberian Ibex, Argali, Gobi Jerboa, Particolored Bat, Grey Lori, Golden Palm Civet, Rusty-spotted Cat, Puma, S.Pudu, Darwin's Fox, S.River Otter, Eld's Deer, Irriwaddy Dolphin, Black-shanked Douc.Giant Panda, Golden takin, Golden S-N Monkey and Red-and-White Flying Squirrel in China, Ganges River Dolphin in India, Canadian Lynx , Wolf with 5 cubs, Puma,Huemel,Chilean Dolphin in Chile, Eur Lynx, Eur Bison & Western Barbastelle in Poland Caracal, Afr Wild Cat, Aardwolf, Brown Hyena, Striped Polecat etc in South Africa. Snow Leopard. Ladakh Urial, Blue Sheep .Water Shrew Feathertail Glider, Platypus, Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo, Northern Bettong, Lemoroid & Herbert River Possum down under, Pond Bat, Goldie's & Emperor Marmoset, Cantabrian Brown Bear & Medit. Horshoe Bat in Spain, Siberian Flying Squirrel & Northern Bat in Estonia, Jaguar ,Brazilian Tapir, Pantanal Marmoset ,Brazilian Porcupine ,Golden and Capped Langur, Yellow-throated Marten, Iberian Lynx, West Indian Manatee .Ruppels Fox, Sinai Barbastelle, Arabian HorshoeBat in Sinai, Golden-handed Tamarin, Guianan Saki Monkey, Giant Anteater in Guyana, Mandrill,Geoffroys Tamarin,Brown-handed Spider Monkey,Jaguarundi,False Vampire Bat ,Miller's Water Shrew,Pygmy Marmoset


Jonathan Rossouw / Apex Expeditions

South African 1118 (251 spp in 2016)
2016 highlights, all while guiding for Apex. NOV: Madag, with lifer STHN BAMBOO LEMUR & DANFOSS’S MOUSE LEMUR; OCT: Brazil, with Guianan Saki & Pied Tamarins in Manaus; Bald Uakari at Mamiraua; N GHOST BAT & bathing Brazilian Tapirs at Cristalino; multiple Jaguars, Giant Anteaters at Refugio Caiman; SEP: Baffin, with NARWHAL, BELUGA, BOWHEAD & ++ Polar Bears; AUG: Home in SA, with AARDVARK & GROUND PANGOLIN in Kalahari, Mtn Zebra & Sthn Right Whale in the Cape; JULY: Panama, with GEOFFROY’S TAMARIN, ROTHSCHILD’S PORCUPINE, W Lowland Olingo & False Vampire Bat; JUN: Palau to Japan, with Pacific White-sided Dolphin & lifer MARIANA FLYING-FOX; MAY: Qinghai & Sichuan, with EXTREME haul of CHINESE MTN & PALLAS’S CATS, CHIRU, WILD YAK, TIBETAN ARGALI, FOREST MUSK DEER, WHITE-MANED SEROW, HOG & ASIAN BADGERS, 6 spp pikas incl CHINESE RED; APR: Green season Botswana, with massive black-maned Kalahari Lions & Painted Dogs hunting in the delta; MAR Cape to Cape, with MELON-HEADED WHALE & SUBANTARCTIC FUR SEAL at Tristan da Cunha; FEB HISPANIOLAN SOLENODON & HUTIA; JAN: Papau, with SPOTTED CUSCUS (& 653 spp reef fish).


phil telfer

English 1070
2019, Sunda Pangolin, Otter Civet, Sunbear. Moonrat,Sabah 18,Long-Tailed and Tree Pangolin, Ghana 18,Spectacled Bear, Olinguito and finally a Tayra, Ecuador 18. Ringtail, USA 17.Pyrenean Desman = 1,000.Black Headed Uacari, Black tailed hairy dwarf porcupine, Neotropical pygmy squirrel among 60+ lifers on superb Amazon trip June 2017. Pel's Anomolure and red river hog in Sierra Leone 2017.wild bactrian camel, saiga, corsac fox, pallas' cat, marbled and steppe polecat, Mongolia 2016.Clouded leopard, Malay stink badger, Borneo16.Spectral Bat, Zeledon's mouse opossum, Nicaragua,16.SichuanNov2015,Chinese Mountain cat,Golden Snub-nosed monkey,Chinese Ferret Badger, Forest Musk Deer.jaguarundi, pampas cat, geoffroys cat, lesser grison, hoary fox.2014,honey badger, kit fox. thailand2013,yellow-throated marten, brush-tailed porcupine,crab-eating mongoose Irrawaddy dolphin. silky anteater, bairds tapr. costa rica may13. giant armadillo, brazil, fennec fox tunisia. red panda in nepal feb.12 Serval and the wolf in Ethiopia october 11. grey long-eared bat and lesser molerat in Hungary sept 11.Close encounter with Javan rhino in Ujung Kulon, heard at 10 metres range but sadly not seen.Java and Malaysia June2011, Malay Tapir, Javan Gibbon, Javan Mouse deer, Banteng and Rusa. Recent highlight, Eurasian Lynx in Sweden, Garden doormouse in Spain.Tanzania 2011, white-bellied hedgehog, black and rufous elephant shrew, red-bellied coast squirrel.European Lynx in Poland, Nov. 2010. black-footed ferret American badger in Arizona, sept,2010.siberian flying squirrel, racoon dog estonia may 2010 ecuador 2010, mountain tapir. pygmy marmoset, golden-mantled tamarin, kinkajou. feb 2010 numbat, spot-tailed quoll and bilby. fosa, giant jumping rat, 24 lemurs, 3 tenrecs. previous giant panda, snow leopard,wolverine, jaguar, puma,fishing cat, rusty-spotted cat, canada lynx, iberian lynx, tarsier, golden palm civet, blue whale, bowhead.


Hugh Buck

British 1065
China November 18. Tibetan Macaque, Red Panda, Chinese Serow, Hog Badger, Tibetan Fox, Chinese Mountain Cat, Sichuan Takin, Malayan Porcupine


Martin Royle

English 960
BEST MOST RECENT - Asiatic golden cat, Chinese pangolin, Giant panda, Chinese ferret badger, Aye-aye, Western red forest rat, fossa, Kayan Slow Loris, Javan Slow Loris, JAVAN RHINO (two sightings on Royle Safaris Javan Rhino Expedition) - contact Royle Safaris ( for more information our our 2020 Javan Rhino tour. 1x Solenodons; 1x Aardvark; 202x Bats; 86x Bovidea; 3x Camelids; 4x Elephant Shrews; 7x Treeshrews; 121x Carnivores; 24x Cetaceans; 35x Deer; 2x Elephants; 5x Equine; 3x Giraffid; 1x Hippo; 3x Hyrax; 17x Insectivores; 23x Lagomorphs; 41x Australasian Marsupials; 7x Neotropical Marsupials; 2x Pangolins; 2x Monotremes; 10x Pigs; 11x Pinnipeds; 1x Colugo, 133x Primates; 4x Rhinos; 191x Rodents; 1x Siereina; 2x Tapir; 8x Xenartha - Chinese giant flying squirrel, Giant Armadillo, Whitehead's Pygmy Squirrel, Lowland Paca, Red Mouse Opossum, Northern Pudu, Javan Rhino, Javan slow loris, Pallas's Cat, Chinese Mountain Cat, Indochinese Hog Badger, Nilgiri Marten, Sadharyis Rat, Dhole, Brown Hyena, Namib Long-eared Bat, Weyn's duiker, Andorge's wrinkle-lipped bat, Servaline genet, Spotted linsang, Owston's civet, Red-shanked douc, Fea's Muntjac, Large-toothed Ferret Badger, Northern & Southern Buff-cheeked Gibbons, Cat Ba Langur, Hispaniolan hutia, Hispaniolan Solenodon, Hirola, Somali dwarf mongoose, Southern tree hyrax, Olinguito, Jurua Red-howler Monkey, Fringe-lipped Bat, Smith's Red Rock Hare, Aardvark, Black-footed Cat, Karoo Rock Elephant Shrew, Ground Pangolin, Red Panda, Finless Porpoise, Llanos long-nosed armadillo, Venezuelan red howler monkey, Weeper capuchin, Ussuri shrew, Malbrouck's monkey, Banded Civet, Pen-tailed Treeshrew, Marbled cat, North Sulawesi babirusa, Siamang, Sulaewsi bear cuscus, Sumatran orangutan, Mexcio mouse opossum, Yucatan black howler monkey, Sable, Siberian flying Squirrel, Ussuri White-toothed Shrew, Striped hyena, Indian hairy-footed gerbil, Flat-headed cat, Maned wolf, Ridley's roundlead bat, Malay skink badger, Sunda colugo, Bornean yellow muntjac, Wrinkle-faced bat, Salvin's big-eyed bat, Phayre's leaf monkey, Hose's langur, Himalayan Whiskered Bat, Bhutan Giant Flying-Squirrel, Rusty-spotted Cat, Brazilian porcupine, American Badger, Island Grey Fox, Southern Oncilla, Water chevrotain, Potto, Daini's coastal galago, Wolverine, Snow Leopard, Pale-grey Shrew, Mountain Weasel, Blue Whale, Lumholtz' tree Kangaroo, Tasmanian Devil, Jaguar, Dugong, Hoary Fox, Iberian Lynx, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Blotched Genet, Hildegaarde's Broad-Headed Mouse, Giant Forest Hog - includes trips to UK, Croatia, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Czech Rep, Greece, Turkey, Finland, Russia, Madagascar, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, UEA, Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, China, Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, USA, Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Namibia, Angola, Kenya, Cape Verde, Venezuela & Peru. Last updated 28/10/2019


Mark Van Beirs

Belgian 933
November 2019: Andean Night Monkey in Peru, Short-eared Rock Wallaby in Australia and Brown Forest Wallaby in West Papua. July 2019: Chiru, Wild Yak and Tibetan Fox in Qinghai (China). January 2019: Diana Monkey and King Colobus in Sierra Leone. December 2018: Puma and Marine Otter in Chile, Tasmanian Devil, Eastern and Spot-tailed Quolls in Tasmania and Moor Macaque in Sulawesi. June 2018: Golden and Capped Langurs in NE India. October 2017: Red-shanked Douc Langur, the extremely rare Cat Ba Langur and Delacour's Langur in Vietnam; Waigeo Cuscus on Waigeo, Indonesia and Silky Anteater on Trinidad. September 2015: Bonobo, Wolf's Monkey, African Palm Civet and Red River Hog in the DRC. June 2015: Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel and Japanese Badger in Japan and Guadeloupe Fur Seal in Baja California. March 2015: Lesser Mouse Deer and Fea's Muntjac in Thailand. February 2015: Fabulous Aardvark, Black-footed Cat and Aardwolf in South Africa. January 2015: Lord Derby's, Beecroft's and Pel's Anomalures in Ghana. June 2014: Sunda Colugo and a batch of leaf monkeys and squirrels in Peninsular Malaysia. December 2013: Philippine Flying Lemur and Philippine Tarsier on Bohol (Philippines), a selection of Flying Foxes in Micronesia, Hawaiian Monk Seal on Oahu (Hawaii) and Pampas Cat in NW Argentina. September 2013: Lovely Lumholtz's and Bennett's Tree Kangaroos, Sugar Glider and Green Ringtail, Herbert River Ringtail and cute Striped Possums in Queensland, Australia. April 2013: Equatorial Saki and Napo Tamarin in Ecuador. January 2013: Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, Travancore Flying Squirrel and Indian Chevrotain in Southern India. October 2012: Wolverine in Finland and Admiralty Cuccus on Manus (PNG). May 2012: Dhole and Four-horned Antelope in India and Olive Colobus and Potto in Ghana. March 2012: Cozumel Raccoon and Yucatan Black Howler Monkey in Yucatan. Red-handed Tamarin and Guyanan Red Howler Monkey in Suriname. December 2011: Sangihe Tarsier, Peleng Cuscus and Rosenberg's Dwarf Squirrel on the islands beyond Sulawesi. October 2011: A fabulous Snow Leopard and lovely Kiang in Ladakh.


Paul Carter

British 932
2019 Q3: Eastern Mole Vole, Altai Marmot


Steve Riley

UK 877
Ultimate experiences include sitting with and 'shaking hands' with Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, being 5m. from a Tiger with 2 cubs, watching a Humpback Whale breeching , fabulous moments with both Elephant species, Ethiopian Wolves courtship, Sea Otters shelling mussels and seeing 27 Lemur species in Madagascar.


Steve Morgan

UK 858
Latest additions (2018): Beecroft's and Pel's Anomolure, Hammer Bat, Common Cusimanse, Hausa Genet, Lowe's Monkey. Additions (2017): Clouded Leopard, Marbled Cat, Jaguarundi, Otter Civet, Small-clawed Otter, Sei Whale, Cacomistle. Previously: Hirola, Zeledon's Mouse Opossum, Dusky Bat, Chinese Mountsin Cat, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey (not Foping!), Forest Musk Deer, Ferret-badger, Hog-Badger,Tasmanian Devil, Honey Possum, Pallas' Cat, Tibetan Antelope, Przewalski's Gazelle, Asian Bader. Previously: Flat-headed Cat, Pen-tailed Treeshrew (Sumatra June 2014). Earlier highlights:Geoffroy's Cat, Pampas Fox, Plains Viscacha. Previous highlights include Snow Leopard, Fishing Cat, Fosa, Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Long-tailed Pangolin, Ethiopian Wolf, Wolverine, Red Panda, Greater Bamboo Lemur, Darwin's Fox, Giant Armadillo, Black-footed Ferret, Dwarf Hairy Orange-spined Porcupine, Congo Clawless Otter, Malay Tapir and both Lowland and Mountain Gorrillas.


Stephen F. Bailey

USA 854
Southern Brazil, October 2019: Guiana Dolphin (Costero).


Jonathan Newman

British 846
Lesser Gymnure, Javan Palm Civet, Leopard Cat (finally!), Temminck's Flying Squirrel; Previous highlights include Admiralty Cuscus, Geoffroy's Pied Colobus, Namdapha Flying Squirrel, Plains Viscacha, Orange-spined Hairy Dwarf Porcupine, Pallas and Geoffroy's Cat, Aardwolf, Sand Fox, Bush Dog, Humbolt's Hog-nosed Skunk, Kiang, Onager, Dwarf Brocket and Killer Whales beaching!


David Shackelford

USA 845
Some recent mammals include Irrawady Dolphin, Black Wallaroo, Western Lowland Gorilla, Yangtze Finless Porpoise, Arnoux’s Beaked Whale. Overall highlights include: trekking for Mountain Gorilla, Orangutan, Maned, Simian, and Gray Wolves, Platypus, Spectacled and Grizzly Bears, Giant Armadillo, Pichi, Pallas’ Cat, unforgettable views of Clouded Leopard in Bhutan, Ganges River Dolphin, Chimpanzee, Pallas's Cat, hunting Killer Whale, Bengal Tiger, Mountain Nyala, Jaguar, Diademed Sifaka and Indri in incomparable Madagascar, Indian One-horned Rhinoceros, Striped Hyena, Puma, Blue Whale, Amazonian Manatee, Polar Bear, and Giant Panda in the wild!


Kenny Ross

Scottish 838
Madagascar: fosa and bokyboky; giant jumping rat; western tuft-tailed rat and western big-footed mouse; 12 new lemurs including Coquerel's sifaka, aye-aye, and Coquerel's giant dwarf lemur (and 2 more that D and L doesn't recognise as species!)


Dion Hobcroft

Australia 815
2019: Bare-rumped Sheathtail Bat 2018: Black-footed Tree Rat 2017: Pied Tamarin, Tucuxi, Pygmy Right Whale, Northern Pipistrelle, Mongoose Lemur, Milne-Edward's Sportive Lemur, Reclusive and Painted Ringtail, Stein's and Northern Grey Cuscus, Biak Glider, Black-tailed Melomys. 2016: Golden Bamboo Lemur, Milne-Edward's Sifaka, Leadbeater's Possum, Sharpe's Grysbok, Bismarck Flying-fox 2015: Yarkand Hare, Bower's White-toothed Rat 2014: Pygmy Ringtail, Shrew-faced Ground-Squirrel, Siberian Ibex, Goitered Gazelle, Spectacled Hare-Wallaby, Small Five-toed Jerboa, Corsac Fox, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey. 2013: Sun Bear, Walrus, Northern Pika, 10 sp. Lemur2012: Maritime Striped Squirrel, Pere David's Deer (re-introduced) Silvery Gibbon, Javan Grizzled Langur, Scaly-tailed Possum, Rock Ringtail, Rothschild's Rock-Wallaby, Spectral Tarsier, Bear Cuscus, Sulawesi Black Macaque, Cheetah, Philippine Colugo, Palawan Flying-Squirrel 2011: Stripe-backed Weasel. Takin, Reed Vole, Siberian Roe Deer, Inez Vole, Giant Panda, Red and White Giant Flying Squirrel, Pallas's Cat:2010: New Zealand: NZ Wattled Bat: PNG: Calaby's Pademelon, Silky Cuscus, Large-eared Flying-Fox, Black-tailed Antechinus: China: Swinhoe's Striped Squirrel, Daurian Ground-SquirrelThailand:Malayan Slit-faced Bat, Greater Woolly Horseshoe Bat, Trident Roundleaf Bat, Great Roundleaf Bat, Asian Slow Loris:India: Asiatic Lion, Egyptian Tomb Bat, Greater Mouse-tailed Bat, Intermediate Horseshoe Bat, Lesser Bandicoot Rat, Sand-coloured Rat: Oct 09: New mammals this year include Black-tailed Melomys, NB Bare-backed Fruit-Bat, Honey Possum, Moonrat, Striped and Large Treeshrew, Island Flying-fox, Short-nosed Fruit-Bat, Sunda Slow Loris, Earspot Squirrel, Low's Squirrel, Four-striped Ground Squirrel, Temminck's and Thomas's Flying Squirrels, Malay Badger, Hairy-nosed and Small-clawed Otter, Flat-headed Cat, Mountain Gazelle, Bezoar Ibex, Persian Jird, Persian Squirrel, Particoloured Bat, Asia Minor Ground Squirrel, Social Vole, Yellow-necked Field Mouse,Western Quoll, Indian Crested Porcupine, Small Indian Field Mouse, Indian Bush Rat, Naked-rumped Tomb Bat, Phayre's Flying Squirrel and Forrest's Rock Squirrel. 2008 recent mammals have been Julia Creek Dunnart, Long-haired Rat, Purple-necked Rock Wallaby, Rusty and Fawn Antechinus, Delicate Mouse, Marbled Cat, Bennett's Tree Kangaroo, Tropical Short-tailed Mouse and Proserpine Rock Wallaby.


Karen Baker

English 776
Latest Highlights - finally a mega trip in Borneo and beyond; Yellow-throated Marten, Western Tarsier, Binturong, Moonrat, Sun Bear, Banded Civet, 2 x Sunda Pangolins and a Clouded Leopard :)


K. David Bishop/David Bishop Bird Tours

Brit/Aus 727
June 2015 - Zanj Giant Elephant-Shrew. Polar Bear, Walrus, Tiger, Moonrat, Lesser False Vampire Bat, Cusimanse; Sperm Whale; Bay Cat; Malay Pangolin; Aardvark; Jaguar; Cougar.


Petri Hottola

Finnish (Karelian) 713
Seven new ones in the Brzilian Amazonas.


Curtis Hart

USA, Michigan 709
First trip to Australia produced 55 new mammals including Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna, Tasmanian Devil, Numbat, Koala, 3 species of Quoll, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Northern Bettong, Woylie, Red Kangaroo, and many species of Possums Dec 18/Jan 19. Sei Whale of MA, May 2018. Mexican Vole and a couple other rodents, AZ April 2018. Mexican Porcupine, Mexican Mouse Possum, Southern Spotted Skunk, Wrinkle-faced Bat, and a lot of others, Nicaragua Jan 2018. Mearn's Squirrel, California Leaf-nosed Bat, various rodents, Baja California, Dec. 2017. Gray Bat, AR Oct 2017. Prairie Vole, IL July 2017. Eurasian Red Squirrel, Germany Apr 2017. Sharpe's Grysbok, Mountain Reedbuck, Suni, Zorilla, Spot-necked Otter, Karoo Bush Rat, and Sloggett's Rat South Africa Mar/Apr 2017. Moor Macaque, Feb 2016. Waigeo Cuscus and Striped Possum in Raja Ampat, Feb 16. Sun Bear, Binturong, and Smooth Otters Nov/Dec 2015. African Wild Dog, Speke's Pectinator, Walia Ibex, and Desert Warthog Ethiopia spring '15. Pennant's Red Colobus, Drill, Cameroon Scaly-tail, Tree Pangolin, and Central African Linsang, Bioko EG winter 2014/2015. Buffy Flower Bat and Bahamian Hutia, Bahamas early 2014. Past favorites include Black-footed Cat, Caracal, Aardvark, Brown Hyena, Cheetah, North Atlantic Right Whale, Canada Lynx, Hoary Bat, Siamang, Sloth Bear, Lion-tailed Macaque, Bengal Tiger, Giant Anteater, Baird's Tapir, Ocelot, and both Orangutans.


John A. Shrader

USA (Ohio) 706
List updated on June 26, 2016. During 2014, we added European Bison in Poland, and Stephen's Kangaroo Rat in southern California. In Columbia in June 2015, we saw Andean Squirrel in the Central Andes. During 2015, we finished all the chipmunks in the USA, with a road-trip from New Mexico through Arizona to Utah, adding Grey-collared, Grey-footed, and Hopi Chipmunks. We only have two species left for the world now, both in Mexico. In addition, we saw the amazing Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat in southern NM. During 2016, we added Taiwan Serow, Red-and-white Giant Flying Squirrel, and Chinese Ferret-Badger in the mountains of Taiwan, and the Palau Flying Fox and Polynesian Sheath-tailed Bat in Palau. We also did a


Karen A. Shrader

USA (Ohio) 705
List updated on June 26, 2016. During 2014, we added European Bison in Poland, and Stephen's Kangaroo Rat in southern California. In Columbia in June 2015, we saw Andean Squirrel in the Central Andes. During 2015, we finished all the chipmunks in the USA, with a road-trip from New Mexico through Arizona to Utah, adding Grey-collared, Grey-footed, and Hopi Chipmunks. We only have two species left for the world now, both in Mexico. In addition, we saw the amazing Banner-tailed Kangaroo Rat in southern NM. During 2016, we added Taiwan Serow, Red-and-white Giant Flying Squirrel, and Chinese Ferret-Badger in the mountains of Taiwan, and the Palau Flying Fox and Polynesian Sheath-tailed Bat in Palau. We also did a "Grand Ground Squirrel Expedition" from SW Idaho to Southcentral Washington and NW Oregon, getting six new ground squirrels, including Southern and Northern Idaho, Piute, Merriam's, Washington, and Townsend's. We finally saw American Badger after looking for over two decades (Snake River Birds of Prey area), and the icing on the cake was a short but excellent view of a Sewellel (Mountain Beaver) on the SW slope of Mt. Hood (Lolo Pass Rd.)



English 700
Recent additions: Kinabalu Squirrel, Whitehead’s Pygmy Squirrel, Leopard Cat, Colugo & Moonrat.


Keith Millar

British 665
Gabon: Aug 19 - highlights included potto, black colobus, mandrill, sun-tailed monkey, northern talapoin, chimpanzee, lowland western gorilla, red river hog. Brazil Oct 19: highlights included 31 new bats, pied tamarin, dwarf marmoset, black and red lion tamarins, buffy-tufted marmoset, southern muriqui, black agouti and hoary fox.


Nigel Redman

British 646
Blue Whale in Spitsbergen


Markus Lilje/INDRI

South African 596
Some more in Ghana, a bunch in Gabon, including Red River Hog, Forest Elephant and a few primates, Risso's Dolphin in Madagascar; Chimp in Uganda; Stoat and Grey Seal in Germany. Previously a few in Thailand including Dhole finally, South Indian species plus Mountain Gorilla, Tanala Tuft-tailed Rat; Canada 40 new; Angola...Brazil 5 weeks and Cameroon for 2,5 months in 2011; November 2010 Madagascar around 32 new species including Hova Mole and Lesser Hedgehog Tenrecs and 22 lemurs; May 2010 in Borneo: Bornean Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Colugo, 4 tree shrews, 16 new squirrels; Feb/Mar Antarctica and Bhutan: Blue and Killer Whales, 4 seals etc, Indian Rhino, Hoolock, Golden Langur and 3 Pikas ;Ethiopia incl. Gelada, Walia Ibex, Giant Mole-RatStark's Hare; Sri Lanka and India 09: Sloth Bear, Red Slender Loris, Asian Elephant, Water Buffalo, Yellow-throated Marten, Striped Hyaena Aug 2008: Tanzania-Zanzibar Red and Guereza Colobus, Gerenuk, Yellow-winged Bat and Lesser Kudu. Dec 2007: India-Tiger, Indian Fox, Ruddy Mongoose, Goral, Jungle cat


Stuart Chapman

British 592
2019- November- (Vietnam) : Cat Ba langur; October (Borneo) - Otter civet, Western tarsier, Sabah grey langur, North Borneo gibbon; (Vietnam) -Hatinh langur, Grey-shanked douc; August (Gabon) - Mandrill, chimpanzee, Western lowland gorilla, Red river hog, Water chevrotain ; (Spain) - European wildcat, Pyrenean chamois, Spanish ibex; July (Malaysia) - Siamang; June (Australia) - Eastern quoll, Spot-tailed quoll, Platypus, Koala; April (South Africa and Namibia) - Black mongoose, serval, caracal; February (India) - Nilgiri langur, Lion tailed macaque, Brown palm civet, Striped necked mongoose; February (Laos) - Kha Nyou, Lao limestone rat, Lao langur; January (Ethiopia) - Gelada baboon, Walia ibex; Zorilla, Ethiopian wolf, Golden wolf, Bale monkey; 2018 Highlights: Thailand -Sun bear; Malaysia- Malayan tapir; Mongolia - Corsac fox , Mongolian gazelle; Brazil - Jaguar, Ocelot, Crab-eating fox, Giant anteater, Brazilian tapir; South Africa - African wild dog, Aardvark, Aardwolf, Black-footed cat, Brown hyena; 2017 highlights: Himalayan brown bear, Red panda, Sunda clouded leopard, Chinese mountain cat, Tibetan fox,Spectacled bear; 2016 Highlights -Sunda pangolin, Binturong, Asiatic black bear, Snow leopard, Pallas's cat, Flat-headed cat, Tibetan wild ass, Asiatic wild ass; 2015 - Asiatic lion, Striped hyena, Przewalskii's horse, Saiga antelope, Previous: 2002 - Bornean orangutan; 2001 - Mountain gorilla; 2000 - Leopard, Greater one-horned rhino; 1998 - Tiger; Dhole, Jungle cat; 1993 - Asian elephant; 1992 -Giant panda, Takin; 1986 - Black bear, Musk ox, Gray wolf, Wood bison;


Mike Richardson

British 585
Most recent highlights: Morocco (March 2019) North African Elephant Shrew, Algerian Hedgehog, African Golden Wolf; Brazil (Oct 2018) Hoary Fox, Maned Wolf, Southern Naked-tailed Armadillo, Jaguar, Puma; Israel (Feb 2018) Anderson's Gerbil; Namibia (Nov 2017) Desert Pygmy Mouse, Setzer's Hairy-footed Gerbil; Sri Lanka (Feb 2017) Indian Pangolin, Fishing Cat, Rusty-spotted Cat, Greater Bandicoot Rat; South Africa (Oct 2016) Brown Hyena; Nicaragua (Feb 2015) Water Opossum, Hairy-legged Vampire, Spectral Bat, Wrinkled-faced Bat, Armored Rat, Bushy-tailed Olingo etc, etc; Croatia (May 2014) Mediterranean Monk Seal; Western Sahara (Feb 2014) Sand Cat, Fennec Fox, Ruppell's Fox; Past highlights: Black-footed Ferret, Aardvark, Black-footed Cat, European Polecat, Platypus, Tasmanian Devil and Cuvier's Beaked Whale.


Mark Tasker

Scottish 584
After Bolivia September 2019 and Moluccas August 2019 - more bats to come. after Ladakh March 2019 incl. Pallas's cat and snow leopard; Philippines April 2018 and Brazil July 2018, Hungary August 2018, Lesser Sundas October 2018


John Pilgrim

English 580
Japanese Serow, Amami Rabbit


Roland Holz

German 577


Scott Watson

Canadian 571
April 2019: Taiwan Serow, Red-and-white Giant Flying Squirrel. Nov 2018, Belize: Baird's Tapir. Feb 2018: Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Chile. Jan. 2018: Cozumel Raccoon. Nov. 2012. SNOW LEOPARD!!! Ladakh


Dale Herter

USA 562
2019: Added 19 species in Sichuan, China, including Tibetan fox and red panda!


Bernard Couronne

French 556
Update September 2019 : Japan May-June 2019 Raccoon Dog & Amami Rabbit, Colorado April 2019 3 Prairie Dogs, Mexico March 2019 Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, Zambia December 2018 Puku, Uganda July-August 2018 Spotted-necked Otter, Chimpanzee and Giant Elephant-shrew ; Cuba March 2018 Desmaret's Hutia ; Australia October-November 2017 with Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna, Greater Glider and Koala among others ; Steller's Sea-Lion, Mountain Goat, Dall Sheep and Musk Ox Alaska June 2016 ; Rueppell's Fox Oman October 2015 ; Saiga and Corsac Fox Kazakhstan May 2015 ; Gray and Humpback Whales, Guadalupe Fur Seal Baja California plus Pronghorn Arizona April 2015 ; Spectral Tarsier Sulawesi September 2014 ; Mediterranean Monk seal and Bryde's Whale Madeira August 2014 ; Caribbean Manatee Honduras April 2014 ; Mountain Gazelle Israël March 2014 ; Japanese Serow Japan February 2014 ; Hawaiian Monk seal Oahu November 2013. December 2012 : my mammal list is the result of more than 60 birding trips during 34 years. My favorites : Giant Anteater Brazil 2006, Indri Madagascar 1997, Lemurine Night-Monkey Colombia 2010, Guereza Kenya 1987, Drill Camerun 2012, Mountain Gorilla Rwanda 1990, Orang-Utan and Proboscis Monkey Borneo 1995, Dhole India 1996, Wild Dog South Africa 1992, Wolf Spain 2009, Maned Wolf Brazil 2006, Abyssinian Wolf Ethiopia 2009, Polar Bear Svalbard 2008, Sea Otter California 1989, Giant Otter Peru 2002, Tiger India 1983, Leopard Nepal 1986, Cheetah Kenya 1997, Ocelot Brazil 2006, Iberian Lynx Spain 2010, Puma Peru 2011, Walrus Svalbard 2008, Hector's Dolphin New Zealand 2000, Killer Whale Chile 2011, Beluga Svalbard 2008, Blue Whale California 1989 and Indian Rhinoceros Nepal 1986.


Holly Faithfull

English 546
7.1.08 Saw my first Eurasian Badger in Wales at New Year.


Roland Johansson

Swedish 490
Waigeo Cuscus & Northern Common Cuscus in New Guina, nov 2018. Sunda Clouded Leopard & Flat-headed Cat in Sabah, Borneo, april 2016. Hamadryas Baboon, Starck´s Hare in Ethiopia, March-April 2015. Giant Leaf-nosed Bat in Kenya, october 2014. Lesser Grison in Argentina, december 2013. Azara´s Night Monkey, Spix´s Howler & Kinkajou in Brazil, june 2012. Agile Gibbon, Sumatran Orangutan and Malayan Tapir in Sumatra and Malysia, january 2012. Wolf in Finland, june 2011.


Jörg Hanoldt

Germany 489
November 2018 Madagascar: Lowland Streaked Tenrec in Mantadia, Western Woolly Lemur in Ankarafantsika, September 2017 Brazil: A Jaguar hunting an Anakonda, March 2017 Colombia: Lowland Paca in El Paujil, October 2016 South Africa: Both Galagos, Square-lipped Rhino


Malcolm Turner

Australian 486
Sept 19 Polar and Black Bears, Labrador, Walrus Svalbad; Nov 2018 Aye-aye in the wild!, Fossa, Greater Hedgehog Tenrec and 14 other new lemurs, Madagascar; Longmans beaked Whale, Seychelles; October Golden Jackal, Brown and Stripe-necked Mongooses, Sri Lanka; April 2018 squirrels bats and monkeys Vietnam and Taiwan; Jan 2018 marine mammals Antarctica and Hourglass Dolphin South Georgia; 2017 Finally a bear - the Brown Bear Kodiak ssp, several lone wolves Katmai, Alaska; Siberian Chipmunk, Largha Seal, Northern Fur Seal, Grey Whale, Sea of Okhost; Seven lemurs including Masoala Sportive Lemur and Masoala Woolly Lemur; Aldabra Flying Fox; Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin (both in Sundabans); 2016 Black-eared (Blyth's) Flying Fox, Andamans; Pygmy Killer Whale, Andaman Sea; Irrawaddy Squirrel, Myanmar; Sumatran Orangutan; Javan Langur. 2015 Subantarctic Fur Seal, Antipodes Islands; Kosrae Flying Fox, Micronesia; Omuras Whale, Sabu Is Indonesia; Horse-tailed Squirrel, Sabah; Northern Leaf-nosed Bat (formally Lesser wart-nosed horseshoe bat -great name), Kimberley, Australia July 2015; Temotu, Orca and Antarctic Fur Seal, Macquarie Is Jan 2015; 33 new mammals on second trip to Africa Sept 2014 (saw the ugly five), Formosan Serow, Bornean Pygmy Elephant 2014. Narbalek, Monjon and Mangrove Pipistrelle on Kimberley coast in 09/2012. Tarsier and Slow Loris in Sabah 2010. Favourites, Mountain Gorilla of course, swimming with Right Whales and Galapaos Fur Seals, African Hunting Dogs in the migrating herds, waking with a Spot-tailed Quoll on my head, picking up a wandering Mole, Hairy Armadillo snuffling my feet and Himalayan Thar.


Yvon Princen

Belgian 473
Sierra Leone lots of new species of monkeys Comoro black Flying Fox on Anjouan A real wild Black Rhino with kalf in Western Masai Mara, Persian squirrel, Peleng cuscus, Sangihe tarsier, Philippine flying lemur Northcentral Peru delivered Peruvian Night Monkey at Abra Patricia at a few meters of the Long Whiskered Owlet hooting. Also a few new in Western Mexico. Sanje Mangabey, Pemba Flying Fox, Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew, Honey Badger, Spectral Tarsier, Moor Macaque, several species of Moluccan flying foxes, Mountain Nyala, Ethiopian Wolf, Geoffrey's marmoset, Three toed Sloth in Linhares (Espritu Santu), aardvark, Irrawaddy Dolphin, Indri, cheetah, mountain gorilla, european water vole


Steeman Chris

Belgian 466
Update February 2016: Iberian Lynx near Andujar, Spain. Oct 2015: seen 2 Wolverines near Viiksimo, Finland. Dec 2013 short trip to Philippines, best species: Philippine Flying Lemur and Philippine Tarsier and some bats, Dec 2013 Micronesia mostly Flying Fox's & Bats. January 2013: Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, Travancore Flying Squirrel, Dhole and Indian Chevrotain in Southern India


Kurt Wolfgang S. Ranslem

U.S. (Calif.) 456
Mountina Gorilla, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Serval, Caracal, Jaguar, Ocelot, Tiger,Narwhal, Beluga, Indian Flying Fox, Vampire Bat


Don Roberson

USA (Calif) 454
Needs updating since 2010 (haven't yet done that). From 2010 perspective, most recent were in Brazil (Jaguar, Giant Anteater, Maned Wolf) and China (Takin, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey).


Ian Adam

UK 451
Updated 26.08.18. Recent additions: California - 7 Chipmunks, Black Bear


Karl Schmidt

German 445
2008: Grey Whale, Fin Whale, Minke Whale, Beluga, Blue Whale; Highlights: Mountain Gorilla, Jaguar, Tiger, Mountain Lion, Polar Bear, Wolf, Platypus, Lumholtz Tree Kangeroo, Koala; 2010: new Kangeroos, Dugong and Dromedar in Australia; 2012 African Wild Dog, Chimpanzee, Sea Leopard, Hour Glass Dolphin, 2017 2 Gibbons, Banteng, Bengal Cat, Serow, Mountain Zebra, Whitetailed Gnu


Simon Gawn

Canadian 443
Mar 2018 15 new species in Ethiopia including; Gelada, Ethiopian Wolf, Serval Cat, Mountain Nyala, and Soemmerring's Gazelle. May, 2017 13 new species in Sichuan including Tibetan Fox, Tibetan Macaque and Takin


Steve Vaughan

UK 434
Updated July 2018 after Northern Australia - got Koala at last! Highlights from trips to date Ethiopian Wolf, Polar Bear, Baird's Tapir, 25 Lemur species, Chimpanzee, Mountain Gorilla.


Jeff Peters

USA 424
4 new species in W and N Cape, South Africa, 10/2019 inc Cape Grysbok and Southern Right Whale


Jonathan Meyer

USA, living in UK 421
Tayra, Neotropical River Otter, Jaguarundi, Bushy-tailed Olingo, Little Red Brocket, Black Rhino, Tiger, Gangetic River-Dolphin, Leopard, Serval, Bornean Orangutan, Black-shanked Duoc Langur, Marbled Polecat, Dugong, Turkestan Red Pika, Tolai Hare, Potto, White Rhino, Narbalek, Koala, Green Ringtail Possum, Quokka, Tien Shan Ground Squirrel, Golden Bamboo-Lemur, Sea Otter, Demidoff’s Galago, Proboscis Monkey, Hoolock & Pileated Gibbons, Black-mantled Tamarin, Noisy Night-Monkey, Yucatan Black Howler-Monkey, Fin Whale, Orca, Hector's Dolphin, Nyala, Sloggett's Vlei Rat


Brian Fletcher

British/Australian 416
Platypus, Tasmanian Devil, Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroo, Northern Quoll, Bear Cuscus, Manatee, Sperm Whale, Sable Antelope, African Wild Dog, Leopard, Cheetah, Indian Rhino, Grizzly Bear, Spectral Tarsier, Pygmy Marmoset, Chimpanzee and Mountain Gorilla, Irrawady River Dolphin, Jan 06 Fosa, Common Teneric, Indri and a variety of other lemurs in Madagascar Oct/Nov; 06 Golden Cat, Western Lowland Gorilla, Mandrill, Red-capped Mangaby, Crowned Guenon, Red River Hog, Sitatunga, Yellow-backed Duiker Gabon Aug/07; Mantled Howler Monkey, Geoffrey's Tamarin, Crab-eating Raccoon, Central American Woolly Possum, Costa Rica/Panama Oct/Nov 07, Hector's and Dusky Dolphins, Hooker's Sea Lion and N.Z. Fur Seal, Feb. 08; Malaysian Tapir 2009: Narrow-striped and Red-bellied Marsupial Shrews, Moss-forest Rat and Spinner Dolphins, West Papua 2010; Giant Anteater, Weeper Capuchin Monkey and Brazilian Porcupine, Venezuela 2011.Polar Bear, Arctic Fox, Walrus, Blue and Beluga Whales, Spitzbergen June 2015, Brydes and Blainefields Beaked Whales, Madeira, Buffy-Headed and White-Headed Marmosets and Brown Howler Monkeys S.E. Brazil Nov. 2015 Leopard Cat, Javan Langur, and Timor Deer, Lesser Sundas 2016


Gavin Bieber

Canadian 413
mainland Australia Quokka, Short-eared Rock-Wallaby on recent OZ Tour


Clayton Burne / Rockjumper Birding Tours

South African 413
2018 - Ethiopia
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