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#Kotu Creek

Discover Kotu Creek and Surrounding

This area is best known for birdwatching. Kotu Creek can be easily reached, situated in the vicinity of well-known hotels such as Bakotu Hotel, Kombo Beach Hotel, Palm Beach Hotel, among others. The area comprises two different habitats, with rice fields adjacent to the hotels. A leisurely two-hour walk around the area offers sightings of various bird species, including the African Spoonbill, Painted Snipe, Blue-Breasted Kingfisher, Giant Kingfisher, Blue-Bellied Roller, Little Bee-Eater, and Oriole Warbler.

#Lamin Lodge

Explore Birds and Breakfast at Lamin Lodge

Lamin Lodge, located about a 35-minute drive from your coastal hotel, offers a unique experience called "Birds and Breakfast." Begin your day by visiting Lamin Lodge in the morning, embark on a boat for one or two hours of early birding, and return to the lodge for a delightful breakfast. This local tradition is known as "Birds and Breakfast" or "Wake up with the Birds."

During your visit, you may encounter a variety of bird species, including the Purple Heron, Malachite Kingfisher, Broad-Bill Roller, Little Ringed Plover, Yellow-Crowned Gonolek, Caspian Tern, Gull-Billed Tern, and more.

#Abuko Nature Reserve

Discover Abuko Nature Reserve

Abuko Nature Reserve, just a 30-minute drive from your coastal hotels, stands as the first protected reserve in The Gambia. The reserve boasts a diverse landscape, including gallery and savanna woodland, providing a habitat for various wildlife species.

Explore the reserve and witness some of our country's remaining large wildlife, including Hyena, Antelope, Duiker, and Western Baboons. You'll also encounter three different monkey species: Green, Red Patas, and Colobus Monkey, among others.

For bird enthusiasts, Abuko Nature Reserve offers a fantastic opportunity to spot unique avian species such as the Gray-Headed Bristle Bill, Western Blue Bill, Violet and Green Turaco, Palm-Nut Vulture, White-Backed Night Heron, and more.

#Tanji Bird Reserve

Explore Tanji Bird Reserve

Tanji Bird Reserve, locally known as Karanti, is an officially protected area of The Gambia, conveniently located just a 25-minute drive from your coastal hotels. Spanning over 6 square kilometers, the reserve encompasses diverse habitat types, including the beach, tidal lagoons, mangrove swamp, coastal scrub, and dry savanna woodland.

As you explore this rich reserve, you may encounter a variety of bird species, including the Yellow-Legged Gull, Lesser Black-Backed Gull, Bar-Tailed Godwit, Four-Banded Sandgrouse, Osprey, and many more.

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