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  1. J

    Advice on a birding trip in Uganda

    If you read my post again, I didn't deny that. My point was that you would need to learn a lot before going there independently. Nothing in Europe, for example, is going to teach you what wild lions, hippos, or elephants are capable of or are likely to do – I don't think there is any "normal...
  2. J

    Advice on a birding trip in Uganda

    Dedicated bird photography tours will do things like spend a lot of time trying to get the "perfect" shot of common, yet attractive birds. The original poster says he only wants record shots, so I expect he would be bored or feel frustrated on such a tour. Especially when most of the birds are...
  3. J

    Advice on a birding trip in Uganda

    Torcol, Personally, I wouldn't go on a first trip to Africa independently unless I had lots of time to do exhaustive research beforehand or was going with someone who had been before. There are obviously lots of things you will encounter in sub-saharan Africa you won't encounter in Europe...
  4. J

    Advice on a birding trip in Uganda

    Hi, I have been on about 20 tours with about eight different companies. It is standard practice on commercial bird tours to permit time for record shots of any bird seen. It is also assumed that everyone wants to see the bird – not just hear it. So a lot of the time on tours with skulking...
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