Gurney’s Pitta at Khao Pra Bang Khram Park in southern Thailand

I wake up in the middle of the night to the heavy pounding of rain falling on the tin roof. It takes a good 1 hour before I can go back to sleep. Then I remember: the reason to come to Khao Pra Bang Khram Park (formerly Khao Nor Chu Chi) is the chance to… Continue reading Gurney’s Pitta at Khao Pra Bang Khram Park in southern Thailand

Angolapitta in Mvuu Camp / Malawi

Die Angolapitta (Pitta angolensis), auch Afrikanische Pitta genannt, ist sicherlich eines der Top-Spezies für Vogelbeobachter in Afrika. Vor einigen Jahren habe ich 3 Tage am Ende der so genannten Grünen (d.h. Regen-) Saison im Liwonde National Park verbracht. Ich beschloss, in der Mvuu Lodge zu übernachten. Eines der Highlights der näheren Umgebung der Lodge und… Continue reading Angolapitta in Mvuu Camp / Malawi

Angola Pitta in Mvuu Camp/ Malawi

The African Pitta (Pitta angolensis) also called Angola Pitta is certainly one of the top prizes for birdwatchers going for Africa. Some years ago I spent 3 days at the end of the so-called Green (i.e. rainy) Season in the Liwonde National Park. I decided to stay in the Mvuu Lodge. One of the highlights… Continue reading Angola Pitta in Mvuu Camp/ Malawi