Bird Watching, discovery of the endemic species

Bird watching in Awassa Lake, Rift Valley, South Ethiopia
Kingfisher Bird Watching in Ethiopia
Bird watching in Awassa Lake, Rift Valley lakes, South Ethiopia
Pelicans Bird watching in Awassa Lake,, Rift Valley lakes, South Ethiopia
Bird watching ,Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
Awash River in Awash National Park East Ethiopia
Awash River in Awash National Park East Ethiopia
Bird watching, Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
Bird watching, Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
Bird watching, Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
Bird watching, Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
flamingos in Shitu Lake, Rift Valley lakes, Ethiopia
Flamingos in Shitu Lake Rift Valley South Ethiopa
Bird Watching in Awassa, South Ethiopia
Bird Watching in Awassa, Rift Valley, South Ethiopia
Abyssinian wolf, endemic Ethiopia mammal, in Bale Mountains
Abyssinian fox in Bale Mountains south Ethiopia
Oryx in Awash National Park Est Ethiopia
Celebration in front of Debre Libanos Church Monastery, North Ethiopia
Debre Libanos Monastery religious festival, North Ethiopia
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13 days / 12 nights


Standard 3* Hotel or Lodge

Surface – Air

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included unless otherwise mentioned

Individual, start from 2 people

Price on request

Departure every week, on request

Tour code BW02

or call + 33 6 60 39 02 19 (Europe)
or call + 251 911 657 576 / 166 717 (Addis)

or let’s arrange a tailor-made tour for you, based on your own requirements.

Ethiopia is one of Africa’s most productive birding destinations.

Numerous endemics, a rich assemblage of forest and savanna species and an influx of Palaearctic migrants all add up to a truly bird-filled tour  Over 850 species have been recorded in this country.

Fascinating cultures, both traditional and Christian, and friendly people ensure an enjoyable experience. Ethiopia is also one of Africa’s most rewarding photographic destinations.

Ethiopia has the second highest count of endemics on the continent. Depending on whose taxonomy you follow there are at least 30 endemics.

Sinclair & Ryan’s new treatment of Africa’s birds, however, suggest that the Ethiopian highlands region may hold up to 49 endemics, with another 100 species restricted to the North-east Arid Zone.

Most of Ethiopia’s endemics will be seen on our 14 day tour to the country, including the bold Rouget’s Rail, striking Spot-breasted Lapwing, monstrous Thick-billed Raven, and exquisite White-cheeked Turacos.

The southern extension will add the spectacular Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco and the most sought after of the endemics, the curious Stressman’s Bush Crow.

Highlights :

  • Ankober
  • Bilen
  • Awash
  • Awassa
  • Bale Mountains
  • Bilen
  • Debre Libanos
  • Goba
  • Lakes Langano
  • Wondo Genet
  • Addis Ababa

The proposal trip will take a minimum of 13 days but we can organize a 10 days trip. You will see during the 10 days trip most of endemic birds and other bird species.

The best season for birdwatching is from the beginning of September up to February. Between November and February, migrants birds raise the bird population and widen species as well.