Through East Africa in search of Lifers

Real “twitchers” (committed bird-watchers), like Craig & Karin Nelson, will do whatever it takes, and go wherever necessary to find the most elusive of bird species – even if it means spending 100 days and traversing nearly 2 000 km through East Africa to do it. Visiting the famous East African game parks in Tanzania and Kenya, sighting a shoebill and tracking gorillas in Uganda. These were all items that needed to be ticked off the bucket lists of the couple. Read their story in ISSUE 9 of Land Rover AFRICA Magazine – out mid-September 2014.


In the next issue (out mid-September 2014), we ask that you IDENTIFY THE BIRD SPECIES and WIN 1 of 5 Robert VII’s Birds of Southern Africa PC/iPad apps worth R500. Simply send the correct answer to with “Robert VII APP” as the subject line. Look for the bird species in the next print or digital issue of Land Rover AFRICA Magazine (issue 9). Entries close 30 September 2014 and winners will be contacted. Terms and conditions apply. Robert VII Birds of Southern Africa’s multimedia iPhone/iPad/PC app is a uniquely comprehensive and interactive program, with functionality that far exceeds similar publications worldwide. With Field Guide, Bird Guide, My Location, My Lists, Identifications and Birding Sites features, this is the ultimate in bird-watching technology.

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