Top birder drowns in Guyana

Co-founder of birding society drowns in Rupununi - Stabroek News - Georgetown, Guyana

Kooldeep Looknauth, President of the Guyana Tropical Amazon Bird Society (GTABS) and tour guide, drowned last Thursday in the Rupununi.

This is according to the findings of a post-mortem examination but police are still investigating the man’s death.

Looknauth, 42, of lot 77 C Light Street, Alberttown, was found dead near a river in the Rupununi last Thursday.

Via… Co-founder of birding society drowns in Rupununi – Stabroek News – Georgetown, Guyana.

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Hoping for harpies: in search of the exotic birdlife of Guayana.

MY FIRST experience of hammock sleeping was when staying at an Amerindian village deep in the rainforest of Guyana. The secret is to lie corner to corner, diagonally across the hammock and, with a mosquito net thrown over the top, a reasonably safe night’s sleep can be expected.

Guyana is my favourite South American country and after a break of several years, I am returning in 2015…

via Hoping for harpies « This Is Guernsey.