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Monday, 21 January 2013

The Gambia - 10/1/13

Today we left George Town, caught the car ferry to the north bank and drove south for about 3 hours, stopping at Wassu Stones and a couple of wetlands. We joined the Lady Hippo down river to Bintang, and I got driven to Nemasu Eco-lodge near to Kartung. Nemasu was an amazing choice as the beach was a 30 sec walk away, and proved to be great for birds and even better, I was the only one staying at the site. I walked along the beach in the evening feeling extremely happy.

Wassu Stone Circles
Montagu's Harrier - 1 male
Red-chested Swallows - 10+
Northern Wheatear - 1
Northern Carmine Bee-Eater - 2

Baobolong Wetlands
Whiskered Tern - 10+
Slender-billed Gull - 50+
Montagu's Harrier - 1 fem
Great Spotted Cuckoo - 1

Kaur Wetlands
Short-toed Eagle - 1 (annoyingly not a Beaudouin's)

Boat Trip to Bintang
African Spoonbill - 2
Blue-breasted Kingfisher - 1



Slender-billed Gull
Sunset at Nemasu
Nemasu Eco-lodge - My hut

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