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Africa

Overview
Africa is a continent, not a country but since there are so many countries and very few are easy to get to, here is a brief synopsis.  South Africa is the easiest country to travel in so is featured here.  Information on other countries will be added as it becomes available.

Visas
Required for all countries where parrots are found except for South Africa which allows visa-free entry to passports from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA.  Please check the consulates of the various countries.

Currency
Varies by country.  South Africa's currency is the rand (ZAR).

Gateway airport
For South Africa, Johannesburg (JNB) and Cape Town (CPT).

Airlines that fly there 
Aeroflot, African Int´l, Air Austral, Air Botswana, Air France, Air Madagascar, Air Malawi, Air Mauritius, Air Namibia, Air Seychelles, Air Zimbabwe, Airlink, Alitalia, Alliance Express, Angola Air Charter, ATCL, Austrian Airlines, Balkan Bulgarian, British Airways, Cameroon Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Comair - Delta, Congo Airlines, DAS Air, Egyptair, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Fast Air, Ghana Airways, Iberia, Inter Air, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM-LA de Mozambique, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Martinair, Metavia, Nationwide Air, Olympic, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Swazi National, SAA Cargo, Saudi Arabian, Singapore Airlines Cargo, Sun Air, Swiss International Airlines, Swiss, TAP-Air Portugal, TTA

Parrot species found there
African Lovebird
African Ringneck
Brown Headed Parrot
Cape Parrot
Congo African Grey
Jardine's Parrot
Meyer's Parrot
Red-bellied Parrot
Senegal Parrot
Timneh African Grey
Vasa Parrot

Ecotourism
Most of the endemic parrot species are in countries that are difficult to travel to.  The easiest parrots to look for are Brown Headed Parrots and Cape Parrots which can be found in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

While you're there, don't miss
Cape Town
Cango Cheetah Park
DeWildt Cheetah Park
Garden route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth
Hermanus whale watching
Kgalagadi Park

 

Cape Parrot

Brown Headed Parrot

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