Category Archives: Birds

Bird Watching In Ethiopia I


The landscape of Ethiopia is surprisingly diverse as being one of the countries from the horn of Africa. The land of Ethiopia hosts from lush grass land, savanna, forest to desert. This diversity brings out abundance in bird life and … Continue reading

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Lake Hayk: Enlivening Excursion From Dessie Town


Dessie situated in the northeastern highlands some 400 km from Addis Ababa. Besides being a major transport hub of the northern circuit, Dessie is also known for being a base for many exciting excursions from its large and modern city … Continue reading

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Hawassa: Lounging Along Ethiopian Rift Valley Lake


Heading 275 km south of Addis Ababa leads to a tranquil lakeside city. It is the largest city in the Ethiopian Rift Valley, was once the capital of Sidamo region, and today it is the capital of Southern Nations and … Continue reading

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Endemic Bird: Ethiopia’s Black-Winged Lovebird


Since it is a wedding season here in Ethiopia, it seems like love is floating in the air than ever before and of course because of the very fact that the other part of the world is celebrating St. Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Southern Ethiopia: Lake Abiata-Shala National Park


The 887 km 2 national park named after the two Ethiopian Crater Rift Valley lakes -Abiata and Shala that dominate half of the park area. The park is located in the Southern part of the country and it is a … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela: Ethiopia Salute Madiba’s Soul


“Ethiopia always has a special place in my imagination and the prospect of visiting Ethiopia attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England, and America combined. I felt I would be visiting my own genesis, unearthing the roots … Continue reading

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Tankwa: Paddling Around Ethiopia’s Magnificent Lakes


Sprawling around lakeside and being entertained by beautiful water birds might be the most soothing way to pass time in Ethiopia, but it is good to remember that there is another interesting incentive for being around many Ethiopia’s magnificent lakes; … Continue reading

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