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Bird Life Africa
BLA provides organised bird watching trips in The Gambia and Senegal, specifically customised for small groups or individuals.
 
African Bird Club
A resource guide for ornithologists planning on going for bird watching holidays to Gambia. On their website they also have additional help for bird watchers such as over 40 local contacts for official bird guides in Banjul, birding hot spots, species list, Important Bird Areas (IBA's) such as Abuko Nature Reserve.
 
Avian Adventures (ATOL bonded company)
They can arrange wildlife holidays to Gambia for local RSPB and Wildlife Trust groups, photographic societies or just groups of friends.
 
Birdfinders
A British organisers offering bird safaris during the winter season. The organised package excursions lasts for 14 nights & their price includes return flights, accommodation & trips to various hotspots.
 
Birds of The Gambia & Firefinch Adventures
These adventure tours from the USA also include a Senegal (Sahel) extension and are lead by the experienced team leaders Clive Barlow and Andy Lamy. Places to visit include among others Tanji Karinti, Tendaba, Janjanbureh (Georgetown), Basse Santa Su, Brufut Woods, Banjul, Kotu Creek and Saint Louis. The site also includes a photos, streaming videos of birds, & useful links.
 
Gambia Excursions
They provided guides who can take you on various outings and activities including trips to Bijilo Forest Park (Monkey Park), river cruises, fishing, birding and other activities.
 
Gambia Experience >
A selection of bird watching tours from the UK as well as providing general package tourist vacations for you to choose from. The bird watching tours available are the Malick Suso Tours, Tanji Week, Plover Week.
 
Limosa Wildlife Holidays
Their ornithological trips to Gambia are two separate week treks. They are based in North Norfolk and have available tours on the coastal areas exploring savanna, forest and shore staying in comfortable hotel setting in 20 acres of bird-filled tropical gardens, an overnight stay upriver, at Tendaba as well as Mangrove ‘creek-crawl’ by motorised pirogue.
 
Naturetrek
A UK based bird tours operator taking you on a 12-day safari holiday to interesting localities along the course of the River Gambia. Dates and costs are subject to confirmation in their next year's brochure which is out now.
 
Sunbird Tours
James Lidster is the team leader along with a local avian enthusiast. The Maximum group size is 14 with 2 leaders.
 
Turaco Birding Expeditions
Depending on the group size, you travel with either a 7 seater or 14 seater Toyota minibuses. They have an example of a 4 days expedition on their website. You can of course choose your own flexible itinerary.
 
Willie de Vries Willaertstr
A Netherlands based company which provides two weeks or one-week trips. It gives you the opportunity to visit the best locations where you can see numerous species of birds. Visit Bijol Island which is an unique Island in the Gambia where Herons, Terns and Gulls breed and where you can spot Kelp Gulls, White-fronted Plover, and sometimes  Pomarine Skua, Audouin’s Gull and the British storm petrel.
 
 
Trained Bird Guides     Information     Bird Guide Association
 
 
Riverside Lodges     Kartong Bird Observatory
 

 
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