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C Nhari Harare, Mashonaland Anytime English, Local languages
I am a 35 year old graphic designer working freelance for a local Media House (Vacha Dezigns). A father of two and happily married to Beauty. I have done quite a number of projects for the Zimbabwe Tourism Board and looking forward to working with outside people, like, yourself, in facilitating enjoyable travels. I am an African man with strong interests in the synergy between humans and their environment. As much as I might appreciate being paid for my services, I am not religiously stuck on being paid for any good gesture that I might be called upon to give off.


Professional Guides

If you contact a professional Birdingpal guide you must be prepared to pay a fee for guiding services.

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Peter Magosvongwe Mutare, Manicaland Anytime English
I'm a bird guide who was trained in South Africa at Trackers safari lodge. I conduct bird watching tours from South Africa up to Zimbabwe.

I have been guiding from 1998 till now and I freelance with Whitehorse inn hotel, Inn on the Vumba hotel, Larochell hotel and many more lodges and cottages of the 2 countries. I also facilitate accommodation and arrange transport for my clients being it 2 or a group.

I also do butterflies tours, camping and hiking to those interested.

My interests, bird watching, outdoor adventure ,camping, soccer, church going, biking, listen to music, surveying and researching.

Feel free to conduct me for further details.

Regards Peter.


Here is my other photo having a picnic lunch with birders in the woodland.

Area:
Nyanga national park, Vumba area, Chipinge area, Gonarezhou national park, Chimanimani national park, Save valley conservancy, Gosho park in marondera, this means the whole eastern highlands of Zim plus many more birding hotspots in Zimbabwe.

Area Birds:
All eastern Highlands bird species: Swynerton,s robin, Redfaced crimson wing, Chirinda apalis, Stripe cheeked greenbul, White tailed crested flycatcher, Roberts prinia, Green twinspot, Red throated twinspot, Livingstone turaco, Lesser seedcracker, Anchietas tchagra, Augur buzzard, Eleanora's falcon, Buffy spotted flufytail, Eastern honeyguide, Pallid honeyguide, Spotted creeper, Violet backed sunbird, Bronzy sunbird, Yellow bellied waxbill, Silvery cheeked hornbill, Twinspot indigobird, Cabanis bunting, Miombo rock thrush, Mashona hyliota, Redfaced crombec, Blue swallow, Gurney's sugarbird, Black fronted bushrike, Gorgeous bushrike, Yellowbellied sunbird, Emerald cuckoo, Lesser cuckoo and all Zimbabwe species in regardless where they are found.
Interests:
My interests, bird watching, outdoor adventure , camping, soccer, church goer, biking, listen to music, surveying and researching.
T Wood Harare, Mashonaland Anytime English
I recently qualified as a "Leaner Professional Guide" with our National Parks Board. This entitles me to guide birding safaris within the Nat. Parks Estate "for reward". I also now have a 4x4 vehicle.
Visit my web site
D Tiran Victoria Falls, Matabeleland Anytime English
Victoria Falls & African Tour-Guide Services.
Darryl, a local Zimbabwean, follows his lifelong passion as a dedicated Africa naturalist / ornithologist with a vast knowledge on Zimbabwe’s prolific birdlife. Currently he is one of the countries leading bird & safari guides. Darryl’s wide ranging interests include nature & scenic photography, good food & cooking, arts & culture, with many African travels providing a great enthusiasm for Southern, Central & East Africa’s diverse wealth of fauna, flora, history & African cultures. Darryl continues his lifework as a Professional Tour Leader, Safari Guide & Lodge Manager since 1984.
Zimbabwe’s upmarket Wildlife, Photographic & Birding Safaris, despite a few political setbacks, remain highly sought after as one of Africa’s Premier Safari destinations with safety, ease of accessability, & incredible value for money being the key features. Zimbabwe is amply blessed with the most wonderful climate, containing a wealth of outstanding natural & conserved features namely – The Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Matobo Granite Rock Formations, The Mighty Zambezi with Mana Pools, Lake Kariba, The Vumba Forests, Great Zimbabwe Ruins & many more magnificent areas beckoning discovery, with Darryl as your local Guide.
Darryl is based in Victoria Falls & is available for hosting groups as Tour Leader, Personal Guide or Birding Companion for many International Travel Houses, VIP guests & Birding Safari Tour Operators.
Tel + 263 13 42996, Cell + 263 11 610 222
M Saineti Mutare, Manicaland Anytime English
My name is Morgan Saineti. I am a local guide and I know my place for 8 years doing my birds, taking birder for photographing and see Honde valley specials. I actually stay near Nyanga National Park lowlands. There is a Logde called Aberfoyle Lodge thats were I normally gets my clients.

Local Information
Name Description
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Zimbabwe
Local weather Yahoo
African Bird Club Zimbabwe
Birding Hotspots around the world Sites

Last update 06/03/2014