Birds of Ethiopia

Posted: March 1, 2013 in Ethiopia - the Secret of Africa

Ethiopia has rightly become one of Africa’s leading birding destinations. Its avifauna represents an interesting mixture of eastern and West African, Palearctic and endemic components. In addition to over 800 species of birds, of which a staggering 37 are endemic or near-endemic, Ethiopia has a number of spectacular endemic mammals, and a scenic diversity and cultural uniqueness that are probably unequalled in Africa. The best months to visit are October-December, and over 500 species can be recorded on a thorough three-week trip.Image

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