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Old Friday 19th October 2018, 19:41   #26
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I still think this place on Puerto Rico, where most of the island's endemics can be seen from a secluded forest canopy-covered hot tub, for a fairly cheap price, is the most surprisingly idyllic place I've ever come across : https://www.birdforum.net/showpost.p...8&postcount=30

Or (for a price of course) one of the lodges in Amazonia
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Old Saturday 20th October 2018, 07:35   #27
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The one with the Cornell webcam in Panama


I Think you mean Canopy Tower in Panama,stunning high rise birding above the tree canopy, with food and drink to hand !!
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Old Tuesday 26th March 2019, 23:40   #28
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Canopy tower at Panama
I have loved the Lodge at Nakuru Park in Kenya
In NE Argentina, Surucuá and Karadya Birding Lodge (www.karadya.com.ar)
Cristalino Lodge in Brazil
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Old Thursday 28th March 2019, 05:38   #29
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I would suggest King's Island, Luxor, Egypt, formerly known as Crocodile Island.

I went in 2011 and saw Nile-valley Sunbird, Senegal Thick-Knee, Green Bee-Eater, Striated Heron, African Swamphen and Yellow-billed Kite amongst others on the island.

It was undergoing a major redevelopment when i was there and i suspect may not be the place it once was, but a 2017 trip report on Cloudbirders shows the above species still present, and watching Pied Kingfishers from the sun lounger with the sun setting over the Nile is pretty good

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Old Friday 5th April 2019, 13:32   #30
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And you may need to remortgage your house......
Looking at some of the suggestions on here you may also need to sell your children into slavery and donate a couple of your vital organs.

A trip of a lifetime that would take me at least two lifetimes to save up for.

PS to those that can afford it I am not at all bitter.......... Simply insanely jealous
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I'm recently back from yet another trip to The Gambia. 2 week package with Thomas Cook B&B for 2 people = £1056= very affordable!
Local birding is excellent, particularly if you have never been to this part of the world. You can hire a guide if you want to venture further afield. Should net 100 species without leaving the local area, 200+ with a couple of trips is easy to get.
For more info I have just completed my blog.
https://davewilliamsnaturephotograph...19-part-1.html
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