Our Perfect Birding Year by Alan Davies and Ruth Miller

Male Great Bustard displaying

In 2008 Alan Davies and Ruth Miller set a new record for the highest number of bird species recorded in a single year. Now they discuss their perfect birding year.

Africa: What Are the “Big 5” Megafauna?

  In Africa, the big five game animals include: lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros. The term Big Five was coined by big-game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot. Subsequently the term was adopted by safari tour operators for marketing purposes. The term is… Read more

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