Gallery: The 20 COOLEST birds in Madagascar!

Schlegel's Asity,Tsingy de Bemaraha NP © Ken Behrens

Tour leader Ken Behrens lives in Madagascar and leads tours all over Africa. Here he shares some of his top bird photos from Madagascar.


Long-tailed Ground-roller represents an entire genus endemic to a small part of southwestern Madagascar and recalls a Roadrunner. © Ian Merrill courtesy of Birding Ecotours.

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Africa: Top Ten Destinations for Bird Watching

Pell's Fishing Owl (photo courtesy of Birding Ecotours © Mike Nelson)

In Birding the Dark Continent of Africa, I provided an overview of this superb continent. Now I will suggest my opinions for the first 10 African countries to visit, in descending order of priority. Most first-time visitors to Africa understandably also wish to see the megafauna, so it makes sense to narrow it down to southern… Read more »