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knowledgeable birding guide Abdoulie Ndure

Birdwatching in The Gambia Marakissa Birding guide Abdoulie Ndure If you are looking for a... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Toronto, Canada
Omar Barry - Bird Nature guide

Our wonderful driver asked around and had Omar Barry, who is a member of the Bird Guide... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

Birdwatching in The Gambia Marakissa Birding guide Abdoulie Ndure If you are looking for a knowledgeable birding guide Abdoulie Ndure is great find. I have used him twice during my time in the Gambia, both during the rainy season and in the Winter. He is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Our wonderful driver asked around and had Omar Barry, who is a member of the Bird Guide Association, recommended. This we did not regret. You can find Omar on the bridge by the Mangrove in Kotu, or write me for further details. Omar talked to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 30 November 2018

If you want to meet THE authority in the Gambian birding circle you have to contact Junkung Jadama and his wonderful team. They have so richly colored our holiday by visiting, among others, the Brufutwoods, Abuko Nature Reserve, Tendaba Camp and Tanji Bird Reserve. Without...More

Date of experience: November 2018
7  Thank MissBirdwatcher
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The highlight of our visit to Gambia, we arranged an early morning boat trip through the mangroves with Charlie (Bakarywuyeh) a local ornithologist who had excellent knowledge of the local wildlife and an amazing skill at spotting various birds. We spotted 63 birds on our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Gareth G
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My wife and I spent a fortnight at the beginning of August 2018 in The Gambia. This was our first time in The Gambia and we were keen to combine birding with relaxation. I reviewed the bird guides recommended on the Birding Africa website and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ianwoodhangleton
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I visited The Gambia independently in March 2018 and wanted a knowledgeable bird guide for several days. I corresponded with Malick via email and his replies were succinct and prompt. So succinct I worried that he did not take me "reservation" seriously but I need...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank peggydaly
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great people I love the food and the animals there they are just so friendly love Gambia to bits 👍👍

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank scarroll21
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was our first visit to the Gambia in February 2018. We had booked Musa on the basis of the reviews on this site. We left the choice of venues up to him. We booked him for four days. He took us to a variety...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Derek J
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We have just enjoyed 10 days fantastic birdwatching in Kotu and district thanks to the professional expertise of our guide, Karanta Camara, who is President of The Gambian Birdwatchers Association. He knows where to find birds, has eyes like a hawk, and a great depth...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Not a big birder myself but as a few here I like to aim to get in a few good nature photos when I can. Just got flown in by DHL a nes Cannon SLR with three lens kit for a very reasonable 350 pound...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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