Michael Hunter <>
Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:03:22 +1100
Madagascar birds. and animals, and many of their plants (five or six spp of
Baobabs, many other "fat Plants" and xerophytes) are unique and hugely
Depending on how keen you are, Birding organisations like Fieldguides or
Birdquest take you to the best sites, at the best time of year, using
expert local guides as well as their own very experienced people.
We had a really wonderful trip to the South with Fieldguides, the North is on
our bucket list, again using Birding as the framework for everything else.
Dave Torr's summary is spot on for the South.
An organised tour and guide are a must.
Being in the vicinity we combined Mad with Mauritius and Reunion, and an
unguided trip to the Seychelles, not terribly expensive once you are there.
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