Birdwatching in Suriname

Suriname An independent bird watching trip with the exception of 6 days of guided birding with Fred Pansa at the Fredberg/Fred’s Place. In total, we saw 330 species in 2 weeks at 4 primary locations. Download Tripreport as PDF Picture Gallery   Introduction Manuela and Rick Bateman went to Suriname for two weeks during the latter part of October to early November 2018. For the most part, we birded independently. At the Fredberg, we were guided by lodge owner, bird guide, and forest-ninja Fred Pansa. We had been interested in Suriname for quite some time before going. We read about …

Suriname Birdwatching Locations

Paramaribo For the areas around Paramaribo such as Weg naar Zee, Chocopot and Peperpot (GPS for all locations on eBird) , we rented an apartment in town where we made our own breakfast and got takeaway from a Warung or Roti shop for dinner. We had a fridge to keep drinks cold and a kettle for making instant coffee in the morning. We found the set-up ideal. Numerous apartments can be found by checking out booking.com, etc. We drove around in a small Toyota from Ross Rental Cars. _______________________________ Peperpot (pronounced ‘paper pot’) (5.800440, -55.118730) Park at the GPS above and …