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Rubondo Island: A twitchers island paradise
Author: Paul Oliver | Founder of Oliver’s Camp & well-known birder
Rubondo Island: A twitchers island paradiseWhen invited to join a visit to Rubondo Island National Park by the ‘Friends of Asilia’ a huge smile spread across my face! Having been there a few times in the late 90s and for a memorable 10-day visit over the millennium I was eager to return. Birding safaris, ones that focus on Tanzania’s extraordinary avian diversity, are something I organize 3-4 times a year; these safaris get us to quite remote and often little known parts of this huge country. On such safaris we ‘birders’ make lists, we look for rarities of course but the bulk of our data collection is to document the seasonality and breeding of an areas birdlife. I also take photographs and the enjoyment of capturing a special image drives me on! Thankfully some of my photographs are good enough to be displayed here: www.tanzaniabirds.net

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