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Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 24th December 2019, 16:18
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Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi, Are you looking to plan this as mainly a...

Hi,

Are you looking to plan this as mainly a birding trip or a general wildlife safari? I can suggest you join us over on safaritalk.net for help planning, either way, and I have been a few times...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Saturday 26th October 2019, 14:59
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Richard, no problem, thanks for all the time...

Richard,

no problem, thanks for all the time you have spent pulling this trip together.

All the best

Jo
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 25th September 2019, 11:54
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Ah right okay I would rather not risk that area...

Ah right okay I would rather not risk that area then.. Don't want my family to worry more than necessary.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 24th September 2019, 11:55
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Lol yeah! :)

Lol yeah! :)
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 24th September 2019, 10:15
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Very nice, I was out there this time last year.

Very nice, I was out there this time last year.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 24th September 2019, 08:49
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Thanks, we are targeting nocturnal mammals...

Thanks, we are targeting nocturnal mammals primarily, it's going to be a hard slog!
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 24th September 2019, 08:34
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Well it sounds like you need more information...

Well it sounds like you need more information Richard. In any of your research have you had any quotes in from more specialist providers where Yabello was included and were any concerns raised then?...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 17th September 2019, 12:30
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Thanks Richard, I appreciate your chasing up the...

Thanks Richard, I appreciate your chasing up the ground agents. I agree it would be beneficial to book flights soon but am wary of doing this before we get back the quotes. Are we still looking at...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 8th September 2019, 09:48
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
I believe so Mrak, yes I read that there was a...

I believe so Mrak, yes I read that there was a herd there as well, which sounds promising! :D
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 5th September 2019, 16:47
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
No idea about the camera issue - you seem to have...

No idea about the camera issue - you seem to have more info than me there! . My goal would be to get some good pictures of the geladas and so I am keen to allow time for that in the schedule. Its...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 5th September 2019, 15:49
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi Richard. Thanks for the info. How does that...

Hi Richard. Thanks for the info. How does that change to the first couple of days impact on viewing the geladas at debre Libanos? One of the reports mentioned them visiting the grounds of the hotels...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 3rd September 2019, 07:15
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Thanks for the info mrak. Personally, I am not...

Thanks for the info mrak. Personally, I am not fussed about seeing the francolin, especially if it's likely to be scope views. But in any case I think we have allowed for a Night at Alem Ketema,...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd September 2019, 16:57
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
I have a spotlight. Not one that plugs into a car...

I have a spotlight. Not one that plugs into a car but I did just got myself a thrunite catapult v6 mini thrower which I plan to use in Borneo. I don't have any night vision gear though.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd September 2019, 15:40
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi Richard, the link in the above post refers....

Hi Richard, the link in the above post refers. Basically, Awash for the hyena cave experience, Bilen and alidgehe seem to have a good rep for turning up things like bat-eared fox, aardwolf, african...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd September 2019, 13:46
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Sorry I miss read but anyway, the flights on...

Sorry I miss read but anyway, the flights on Thursday arriving on Friday are the same timings.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd September 2019, 12:09
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi Richard, could you please also ask about...

Hi Richard,

could you please also ask about night drives as I've seem mixed reports as to whether these are feasible or not.

Do we think we might need space in the vehicle for a local guide from...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Monday 2nd September 2019, 11:52
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Flights are the same as I posted previously, i.e...

Flights are the same as I posted previously, i.e arriving at 7am on the Saturday morning and departing on Sunday at 01.20. Those are the best option via London.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Sunday 1st September 2019, 19:44
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
I read about an alternative "Debre Libanos The...

I read about an alternative "Debre Libanos
The Ethio-German Hotel is already closed, we therefore stayed in another hotel (called
“Top View” in the past and now it has a different name with “View”...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 30th August 2019, 21:15
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi Richard I think if we are a group of three we...

Hi Richard

I think if we are a group of three we could get away with a single vehicle. Four would be too uncomfortable so we'd need two cars.

As for the length of the trip, I'm reasonably open...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Wednesday 28th August 2019, 21:23
Replies: 24
Views: 1,537
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi Steve, it really depends on who you travel...

Hi Steve, it really depends on who you travel with, how you travel and where you go. If you are happy to self drive there's a wealth of possibilities further afield e.g. Southern Africa. Personally I...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 27th August 2019, 11:27
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Sorry to hear that Kelvin and Yvonne.

Sorry to hear that Kelvin and Yvonne.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Friday 16th August 2019, 10:21
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
I'm open to the idea of camping if that helps.

I'm open to the idea of camping if that helps.
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 14th August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Thanks, yep as mentioned Richard, I am not at...

Thanks, yep as mentioned Richard, I am not at all fussed if we can't fit Senkelle in, I only mentioned it because of the proximity of the park to Awassa and that most tours cover it on the same day....
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Wednesday 14th August 2019, 11:47
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
So I don't think this trip was ever meant to be...

So I don't think this trip was ever meant to be just about ticking all the endemic birds...



So Andy this is what attracted me to Richard's trip. I have said from the start, post 10, that if Bale...
Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Tuesday 13th August 2019, 22:40
Replies: 234
Views: 17,851
Posted By kittykat23uk
Hi All I understand that we have been focused on...

Hi All

I understand that we have been focused on the birds, mainly due to Andy's input. However, both myself and Carol are also dead keen on all the mammals and there is a wealth of goodies to see...
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