An Ethiopian birding tour was my 40th birthday present from my wife Jeanette - what a beautiful country, what a fantastic wife! The birdlife here on the roof of Africa is spectacular and the people are just so incredibly friendly.

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African Fish Eagle


African Harrier Hawk


Black-and-white Colobus Monkey

Crowned Crane


Black-shouldered Kite


Dusky Turtle Dove

Hadada Ibis


Hemprich's Hornbill



Kittlitz's Plover


Malachite Kingfisher


Marsh Sandpiper

Northern Carmine Bee-eater


Pygmy falcon


Pygmy Goose

Red-breasted Wheatear


Sacred Ibis


Senegal Thicknee

Salvadori's Weaver


Speckled Mousebird


Stresemann's Bushcrow

Superb Starling


Three-banded Plover


Von der Decken's Hornbill

White-breasted Bustard


White-headed Buffalo-weaver


Woodland Kingfisher