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Birdwatching in The Gambia

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Ousman Joku an Excellent choice for a bird guide

My wife and I recently returned to the Gambia for a bird watching tour. On a previous trip we had... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2013
Steve P
Bristol, United Kingdom
Brilliant Gambia bird guide - Musa Manneh

We booked Musa again this year before we left for the Gambia, and had 2 more great bird trips with... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2013
Snowdonia National Park, United Kingdom
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Close to the River Gambia National Park, Marakissa, Gambia
+220 733 6570
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

I used Lamin (njlelaminb@yahoo.com; Tel 00220 9856366) on our bird trip to Marakissa and four other trips including a 3 day one to Tendaba. He was a very experienced guide and knew many calls and songs which he could make with his mouth. He also...More

4  Thank cheddingtonbirder
Reviewed 16 June 2013

My wife and I recently returned to the Gambia for a bird watching tour. On a previous trip we had used Ousman and had been delighted with all aspects of his service, so it was no surprise that on returning we contacted him again. He...More

3  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We booked Musa again this year before we left for the Gambia, and had 2 more great bird trips with him. Musa's knowledge about birds, their habitat and calls is tremendous, and he goes all out to make sure you see as many as possible....More

6  Thank Indigomiles
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Me & my brother used Tijan to go birdwatching on our 2 week holiday in Gambia, 25/2/13 to 11/3/13. You can find his site by googling "Tijan the Birdman". Tijan collected us from our hotel in Kotu & drove us around many sites birdwatching. He...More

1  Thank vincentina
Reviewed 3 March 2013

My husband and I joined Musa on an excellent birdwatching tour at Christmas 2012. The tour began when he collected us from our hotel in Senegambia and went on to various spots, including a river cruise. Musa is extremely helpful and friendly and knows a...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2012

This river camp is down in the south of the country, not far from the Senegalese border. It is run by the lovely Adama who ensures that all your needs are met. (Going to the extent of washing salad leaves in mineral water.) This camp...More

1  Thank Donald S
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Musa had been recommended by friends, and we emailed him before leaving UK. He's a member of the Gambia Bird Society, but works freelance. He came to our hotel (Ngala Lodge) to discuss what we could see and do, and make arrangements, then collected us...More

2  Thank Indigomiles
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Recommended by other guests at our hotel (Ocean Bay, Cape Point) we decided to try a day out with Musa Mannah (look for him by the pool in front of the Calypso). It was so much better than the group tours we did and half...More

2  Thank Susan J
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