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Bird watching safaris

Day 1-2: Parrot Bush camp

Watch out for the yellow-collared lovebird, and the rufous-tailed weaver and ashy starling which are endemic to the dry savannah of north-central Tanzania.

From our bush camp you are able to see the Stocking-thighed Ostrich, the Kori Bustard, a smaller groups of hornbills and Helmeted Guineafowl.

Day 3-4: Ndutu

A good atmosphere for bird photography, Ndutu has white and Abdim’s storks around the lake which is breathtaking to witness at dawn and dusk each day. At Ndutu you can also spot the Fischer’s Lovebirds, the endemic Grey breasted Spur fowl, Bush birds such as Blue-capped Cordon-bleu, Green-winged Pytilia, Beautiful Sunbird, White-crowned Shrike and Slate-colored Boubou.

Day 5-6: Serengeti

Serengeti is home to the Lilac-breasted roller and the endangered Grey-rumped spur fowl, Fischer's lovebird and the babbler-like Rufous-tailed weaver.

The Serengeti is also home to the honey guide which lives in a symbiotic relationship with the Ratel (Honey Badger) as it leads the Ratel to bee hives

Day 7-8: Ngongoro

With over 500 species recorded, Ngorongoro offers excellent birding. Among the birds to be seen are white-eyed slaty flycatcher, Livingstone turaco Ostrich, Kori bustard, crowned crane, the secretary bird and migratory birds which are present from November to April. There is also a number of specialized grassland birds that are resident in the crater.

Day 9 – Walking at Gibbs Farm overnight Arusha

Day 10 – After breakfast drive to Arusha National Park with picnic lunch  for game drive, late afternoon drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure.

 

Choose this bird watching safari with special guide Martin James Joho