Keith Barnes

Keith has birded Africa intensively for over 25 years, and led tours on the continent for the last decade as a guide for the company Tropical Birding. He has a particular fascination with taxonomy, endemism, arid zones and larks; all subjects that are well represented in Ethiopia. Keith, also a keen conservationist, edited The Important Bird Areas of southern Africa (BirdLife South Africa, 1998) and The Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland (BirdLife South Africa, 2000) and has written over 70 popular and scientific articles on birds, birding and travel in Africa.

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