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Augur Buzzard – A guaranteed sighting with Tanzania Birding

The joy of birding is best shared, and so, this week, the bird we are following is the Augur Buzzard. The Augur Buzzard is a fairly common bird that is nomadic in response to the supply of available prey. Distribution They are commonly found on rocky outcrops in the mountainous country as well as in […] Read more

The Red-billed Firefinch – for a more vibrant birding experience

Following hot on the heels of our Facebook bird of the week post, we present our bird of the week as the Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala). The Red-billed Firefinch or Senegal Firefinch is a small gregarious passerine bird. There are two types in East Africa, which are:  Lagonosticta senegala ruberrima Reichenow, which occur in most […] Read more

7 Kinds of birds nests from around the world (and how to tell them apart)

Want to know where birds choose to lay their eggs? In a birds nest of course. But this doesn’t mean that all birds nests are the same. Today we look at different kinds of nests for different species of birds around the world. These all have different kinds of structures that are specifically built for […] Read more

Top-rated Birding Destinations to see in Tanzania

Tanzania is an extensive, untouched wilderness and has the second largest lake in the world; Lake Victoria – a freshwater lake, home to 400 species of bird, and one of the seven summits, Mount Kilimanjaro. It is also considered one of the best places for wilderness viewing in the world including Arusha, Serengeti, Norongoro Crater, […] Read more

How to get your Kids interested in Bird Watching

For a hobby your kids can start that is educational but loads of fun (and can be done when sheltering or in isolation), why not start them on bird watching? Children can be hard to keep entertained, but there are some ways to make it more manageable while getting them hooked on this easy and […] Read more

Apps and Checklists to keep you birding fit

Birding Apps and checklists can keep you up to date with the latest information on what birds are being seen in a given area. In other words, if you are a birding enthusiast, it can keep you birding ‘fit’. Today we are going to take a look at some Apps to help you identify and […] Read more

Really easy ways to get children birding

Children are naturally curious. Why not take advantage of this and introduce them to a healthy pastime? Birdwatching is inspiring and refreshing. It connects us to a place and gets us outside in our yards and neighbourhoods to explore. So how do you get started and how do you make this hobby interesting for children? […] Read more

The Twitchers Guide to Vocabulary 101

Birders’ vocabulary often sounds confusing to people who don’t share the same passion. For example, did you know that someone who travels a long distance to view a particular bird, is referred to as a ‘Twitcher’? Generally, this is translated as an avid bird watcher. If you are new to birding, we decided it would […] Read more

What are the large endemic birds of Tanzania?

Can you identify the large endemic birds that make Tanzania their home? We are helping you out by putting together a list. Why not see how many you know? Large endemic ground birds Ostrich These large birds hatch from a soccer ball-sized egg. The male of this endemic species is black and white, and the […] Read more

6 Things you can do to attract birds to your Garden

You can’t necessarily be out on birding safaris all the time, so instead, why not create a little haven for our feathered friends and attract them to your garden. Create your own garden birding safari. How to attract birds for your Garden Safari Provide a water source This is the simplest way to ensure that […] Read more