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Talking of Birds
All photographs © Phil Farrer
An Arabian Safari

A journey along almost the entire coastline of Oman with diversions inland to the mountains and the desert.

We had special permission to visit the Sultan's remote Arabian Oryx breeding centre.

Crowned Sandgrouse
Greater Flamingoes
Birding in Ethiopia

Ethiopia offers a wide range of bird habitats, from Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, to high mountains, and the Rift Valley. The talk also includes some interesting endemic animals and plants.

Heuglin's Courser
Striped Kingfisher
Black-winged Lovebirds

The Birds of Kenya

A journey starting and finishing in Nairobi taking in the Samburu Game Reserve in the north, the lakes of the Rift Valley and the Masai Mara in the south; a high proportion of birds but including many animals as well.

Hamorkup
Rosy-patched Shrike
Hippopotamus
Africa & the Middle East
Egypt - Birds and Antiquities

Travels in search of birds along most of the Nile Valley from the Delta area to close to the Sudanese border, along part of the Red Sea coast, and across to Sinai for some particular specialities. But of course you cannot ignore the ancient history which is all around.