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Red-necked Phalarope in Moremi Game Reserve


27 September 2011: Brent returned from a safari in Moremi Game Reserve this week with exciting news of a Red-necked Phalarope which spent two days at a pan right alongside the campsite where his group were staying in the 4th Bridge … Continue reading

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Avian Adventures Safari


23 September 2011: Brent Reed and Ray Tipper have just completed the 2011 Avian Adventures safari which covered Moremi Game Reserve, Khwai Concession Area, Lake Ngami, the Okavango Panhandle (Shakawe), Namibia’s Caprivi Strip and Livingstone in Zambia. 294 species were … Continue reading

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Moremi Game Reserve – A River Runs Through It


07 June 2011: Our first June safari returned from Moremi today with reports that more that 80% of the road network in the Xakanaxa area of the reserve are now under water. For those familiar with the park the following areas … Continue reading

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Gull-billed Tern at Lake Ngami


04 June 2011: Well-known local birders Ken Oake and Richard Randall recently reported a Gull-billed Tern at Lake Ngami. Grant Reed went out there on today to have a look but didn’t manage to find the bird. The lake however is … Continue reading

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Okavango Magic


30 May 2011: The Okavango is set to break last years record flood levels by a significant margin. Levels in Maun are predicted to be as much as 40cm higher than last years peak. The peak is also expected to be … Continue reading

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Mozambique Recce Trip


20/01/2011:Brent has just returned from a recce trip to central and northern Mozambique to visit some of the sites which will be including in future Mozambique itineraries as well as revisiting some of the sites we currently use. Due to … Continue reading

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Birdlife Botswana release Makgadikgadi IBA report


20/10/2010: Birdlife Botswana have released the 2009 report for the Makgadikgadi Pans IBA. Authored by G McCulloch, P Hancock, J Soopu and L Rutina, this is the first report of it’s kind to be released. Part 1 deals with the … Continue reading

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Receding floods create a paradise for visiting Palearctics


16/09/2010: The receding floodwaters of this year’s monster flood are leaving vast expanses of exposed mudflats that will provide enourmous feeding grounds for the early migrants this year. With the largest floods since the mid-sixties the recently flooded plains are … Continue reading

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Savuti (Savute) – Chobe National Park


01/08/2010: For the first time in almost 30 years the Savuti Channel is flowing again. The Savuti Channel connects the Selinda Spillway to the Savuti Marsh after 80 meandering kilometres. The Savuti Marsh is the rightful owner of the title … Continue reading