Bird Watching, discovery of the endemic species

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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.