Tuesday, 16 May 2017




Awarding tour participants

Photos and text by Stefan Rust

(In terms of the Geneva Convention the copyright of these texts belong to Stefan Rust)

In this age traveling becomes more and more important to people around the globe. To keep an eye on nature and to balance tourism and nature conservation, BirdsConTour initiated the “Travel gives Wings” division.

By traveling directly with BirdsConTour or making use of a guide from BirdsConTour you support bird conservation and create an economic platform for local livelihoods. Sometimes travelers also participate in another BirdsConTour project. To say THANK YOU, every tour participant receives a Bird & Birder Friendly Award at the end of the tour.

Cleaning sessions during the tour are part of the "BirdsConTour for a cleaner Bird Habitat" project. This time the corner of the C24 and MR47 road (Namibia) was cleaned from litter.

Twelve German-speaking guests were rewarded with one penguin-rated Bird & Birder Friendly Awards:

Gilbisch Petra & Rudolf
Heinz Carmen & Jürgen
Heutling Sylvia & Hans-Jürgen
Leitz Claudia
Leitz Inge
Madl Ute & Herbert
Winkelmann Daniela & Dr. Daniel

The twelve German guests observing a Southern Carmine Bee-eater colony at their breeding site

This Caprivi Tour, organized by Pack Safari and Chamäleon Reisen, took place from the 07 th of October until the 19th of October 2013.

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