ON THE COAST
FALCON BIRDING TOUR, THE GAMBIA
The Gambia is one of the smallest countries in west Africa. It is located on the Atlantic coast of tropical West Africa. The open coastline is 70 km. In the north, east and south The Gambia is surrounded by Senegal. Around the Great Gambia River is an extensive mangrove system with surrounding mudflats. Total country area is about 11,300 square km. From east to west the length is 490 km, width is 87 km.
Gambia is well known as one of the best birding hotspot in West Africa. About 560 different bird species has been recorded in the Gambia and Senegal. You can do your extensive bird watching and photographing in peaceful conditions. All bird locals are environmentally close apart which make it optimal for all birders.
Lamin Loge. Foto: Jan Artrusson