Ethiopia's Great Rift Valley boasts stunning national parks, serene rift valley lakes, and breath-taking highlands, making it a premier destination for birding enthusiasts.
A trip to Ethiopia would be incomplete without venturing into the magnificent Bale Mountains, an integral part of the Southern Highlands and among the world’s vital ecological areas.
A trip to Ethiopia would be incomplete without venturing into the magnificent Bale Mountains, an integral part of the Southern Highlands and among the world’s vital ecological areas. Renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and the thriving population of the endangered Ethiopian Wolf, this park is a treasure trove for nature enthusiasts.
The Bale Mountains are a haven for birdlife, recently ranked fourth on the list of best birding sites by the African Bird Club. With an impressive count of nearly 300 bird species, including 6 endemic species, the park promises remarkable sightings. Notable highlights encompass the Spot-breasted Lapwing, Yellow-fronted Parrot, Abyssinian Woodpecker, Abyssinian Longclaw, Abyssinian Catbird, Black-headed Siskin, Ethiopian Siskin, Abyssinian Owl, African Wood Owl, Abyssinian Ground Thrush, Abyssinian Oriole, and Abyssinian Crimsonwing, among others.
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