South Africa: situated in Underberg, the principal town at the base of the Draknsberg mountains, and an ideal place from which to explore the Sani Pass (18km away) and to enter Lesotho. In nearby Himeville in winter months, there is a huge winter…
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Situated in Gir Forest, Gujarat, India. Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary-Sasangir is a 1412 sq km hilly tract of dry deciduous forests, acacia scrub, evergreen and semi-evergreen flora and grasslands, fed by rivers and streams. Among the many water-bodies in the reserve is the Kamleshwar Dam, known for its large crocodile population. Gir National Park has about 411 lions and about 400 leopards, making it one of the major big-cat concentrations in India. Sambar and spotted deer, nilgai, chousingha (the world’s only four-horned antelope), chinkara (Indian gazelle) and wild boar thrive in Gir National Park. Jackal, Striped Hyena, Jungle cat, Rusty-spotted cat, Langur, Porcupine, Indian hare & Pangolin are among the other mammals of Gir National Park. There are about more than 300 type of birds in Gir National Park make it Heaven for Birders & Ornithologist. Asiatic Lion Lodge has 16 cottages with en-suite modern bathrooms and all eco friendly modern room amenities, Varandah with safari chairs and an Indian seating inside for plenty of privacy. Swimming Pool and free Wifi is available. One can Find more than 55 species of birds in and around Asiatic Lion Lodge
Recommended by Mittal Patel
Trish i Andrew , the owner, are fantastics birdwathers and they’ll help you with information about birds locations. Daintree in Tropical North Queensland’s Wet Tropics region is internationally recognised as one of Australia’s premier birdwatching locations. Over 430 species of birds have been recorded in the area encompassing the Wet Tropics and the Great Barrier Reef region of Australia. This is more than half the bird species for the entire continent. The Wet Tropics has 13 endemic species and of these Lesser Sooty Owl, Macleay’s Honeyeater, Bridled Honeyeater, Pied Monarch, and Victoria’s Riflebird can be seen in and around Daintree. Also of enormous interest to birdwatchers are the Great-billed Heron, Black Bittern, Mangrove Robin, Lovely Fairy-wren, Double-eyed Fig Parrot, Red-necked Crake and of course, the Southern Cassowary which may be seen on the northern side of the Daintree river. 8 out of 10 of Australia’s Kingfisher species, including the spectacular Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher and the diminutive Little Kingfisher can also be spotted in the Daintree. Two stablishments: Tremaine, is a spacious ensuite rooms with a wide verandah overlooking the tropical gardens. Suits a couple or two singles. One of these rooms is wheelchair accessible. Red Mill House is a two bedroom […]
Stablishment recommended by Guille Mayor
Situated in East Iceland. It is very well located at the end of the fjord near Fáskrúðsfjörður, it is quiet and it is very cheap. The owner was very kind and charming. The house and the rooms at Tunguholt are quite large. There is a kitchen with a fridge, oven, etc. if you want to lunch there. There are a lot of parking space beside the house and it is extremely calm. The house is located at the end of the fjord which makes for a magnificient view Harlequin duck is easy to see near the guesthouse.
Stablishment recommended by Josep Manchado
The Ankasa Conservation Area lies in Southwest Ghana on the border with the Ivory Coast. Covering 509km2, this Protected Area falls within an ancient rainforest and is the most biodiverse in Ghana. It represents the only wet evergreen protected area in almost unspoiled state The forest still holds viable populations of large and charismatic mammals, such as the Forest Elephant, Bongo, Leopard, and Yellow-backed Duiker. The area has an impressive bird list of over 260 species, the majority of these being truly forest dependant. Several rare birds endemic to the Upper Guinea Forest, e.g. White-breasted Guinea Fowl , Yellow-throated Olive Greenbul, Rufous-sided Broadbill and Rufous-winged Illadopsis are found in the area.
Stablishment recommended by Alfonso Rodrigo
Lleida, Catalan Pyrenees: situated in the small town of Alinyá in the heart of the Mount d’Alinyá protected area. Next to Boumort, site of the Black Vulture Pyrenean re-introduction programme. This is one of the only areas where it’s easy to see all four species of breeding vulture. Right next to the church in Alinyá there is the Mountain vistor centre with an agroshop selling fresh local produce (preserved meats, honey, potatoes, lamb, dairy products, jams as well as basketry) and there is an exhibition of the sights of the valley. You can buy all kinds of bid souvenirs, especially vulture-themed, from T-shirts to soft toys and ther is a range of books.
Recommended by Aleix Millet and Lonely Birder