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ST AUGUSTINE’S BAY

MADAGASCAR

TOLIARA (St Augustine’s), (-)

23o33´S/43o44´E 3m, low spiny xerophyte vegetation

August to December ()

Birding Site Guide

St Augustin Bay lies 74km south of Ifaty, off the W coast (just S of National Route 7) and is a rough area of spiny euphorbia and Moringa trees Moringa oleifera coastal vegetation which can be tried for two sought after species Verreaux’s Coua, Running Coua and Red-shouldered Vanga. Littoral Rock-Thrush and Madagascar Plover may be seen along roadside pools.

An excellent report and tour operator to try is Rockjumper Tours.

ROCKJUMPER MADAGASCAR BIRD REPORT 2008

ROCKJUMPER MADAGASCAR BIRD REPORT 2007

For lists of all the endemics look here. MADAGASCAR LIVING NATIONAL TREASURES

LEMURS CONSERVATION FOUNDATION

 Author: BSG

 

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