Its worth a visit


Article archive

22/06/2010 13:42

Tendaba camp

Tendaba camp is a must trip for travelling birders and is situated on the riverGambia about 100km from the capital banjul and around 145km from the main town of Serrekunda.Accomodation is rather basic and is in Thatched and whitewashed round houses.There is showers and electricity in each of these...

—————

05/06/2010 19:05

Hippo attacks in Nianija District

The following news story was published in the Gambia News on the 30th of April. The Gambias minister of Forestry and the environment,HonJato Sillah has promised thepeople of Bakadaji in Nianija district of the Central River Region that the government under the leadership of his excellency Sheik...

—————

28/04/2010 11:08

Some observations

A bat hawk was seen at Lamin Kotu on 5th of November.30 Ruppells Vultures were seen near N"Jau central River Division on the 6th vof November.A               little Buttonquail was atFarasuto Western Division on the 7th of...

—————

21/04/2010 18:15

Some recent sightings

A pair of common moorhens produced 6 young at Kartong (Western Division}in early December.This is the first breeding record for the Gambia.Also at the same location Great Reed Warbler caught on the 25th and 28th of April. A Dwarf Bittern was at Kotu in December/January and 20 Black Storks were near...

—————

11/04/2010 17:20

Tags

—————

07/04/2010 19:35

Visitors observations

Anyone wishing to submit sightings or trip reports please do so via john@samba660.freeserve.co.uk

—————

25/03/2010 15:00

Highlighs from a trip by John Hamilton and Pa Jallow 16th of March to 22nd of March

Brufoot Woods on Thursday 17th march inc Short Toed Eagle,Greater Honey guide(see gallery)Long tailed Nightjar pin Tailed Wydha Northern red Bishop Whie Helmet ShrikeBlack shouldered kitePigmy Kingfisher 5 Stone partridgeWhite faced Scops owl with 3 youngsters Spendid SunbirdNorthern Crombeck...

—————

19/01/2010 12:03

Shining Blue Kingfisher

A Shihing Blue Kingfisher was observed by Pa Jallow and Lamin Sibidae at Kotu Creek.The bird was observed for some 2 hours before it disapeared into the mangrove.

—————

20/12/2009 19:31

Visitors notice

The introduction of the new licencing system must be counted as been a great success.This was very noticeable on my most recent trip to the Gambia from thec 15th to 22nd of March Anyone walking from Kololi down towards Kotu severl months ago would undoubtably have been surrounded and presssurised...

—————

20/12/2009 19:30

Website launched

Our new website has been launched today.As well as providing a gallery in which to exhibit some of my many photographs of birds I have been lucky enough to see in the Gambia on my frequent trips,it is hoped we will be able to provide up to date information on variouse aspects of birding in that...

—————