Its worth a visit

Monday 8th November Tendaba Camp

27/11/2010 16:10

A good start to the day with African Hobby soaring over the camp ,occassionaly harrassing the flock of Little Swifts (which numbered around 30 birds) were feeding above the wooden pier where the mangrove trips were getting ready to embark .4 Senegal Parrots were in trees behind the conference centre and 2 Shikra were displaying over the camp car park.A walk behind the park on the Owl/Nightjar track produced the following

20 Yellow Billed Shrike,1 Black Wood Hoopoe,2 Senegal Coucal,2 Lizzard Buzzard,3 Yellow Billed Oxpecker,2 Village Indigo birds,1 female Emerald cuckoo,20 European Bee Eater(one of the features of this trip to Tendaba was the constant calls and sightings of flocks of European Bee Eaters constantly overheadsee photo gallery).3 Yellow White Eye,2 Brown Rumped Buntings,2 Striped Kingfisher,1 Lesser Honeyguide,6 Pink backed Pelicans,2 Whalberg Eagles,1 Booted Eagle,1 Fine Spotted Woodpecker,8 Yellow Billed Stork,4 Green Backed Eremomela and a freshly killed adult Palm Nut Vulture.