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Pictures of Allan and Heather Bantick's  visit to

THE GAMBIA 

January 2002

Heather and her usual collection of little boys

Allan with Dembo and his wife and baby

A crocodile at Abuko

Dancers at Makasutu

A great white egret with its lunch

Allan at Makasutu

Cattle egrets - they had just seen an eagle overhead and took refuge in this tree

A hammerkop

 

Allan outside our chalet-style hotel room

Boys fishing in Kotu stream

A goliath heron in the mangroves

An osprey over Sarro Bolong

Oxpeckers on a donkey at Pirang

Heather visiting the herbalist in his palm leaf hut

Boats loading up at Tanji

A hooded vulture

We commissioned this wooden osprey at the "Tesco" wood carvers

A voodoo shrine, complete with bones and feathers.  Scary.

Heather on Kotu beach

A green vervet monkey at Lamin Lodge

   

Pied woodpecker at Abuko

The rickety bridge to Lamin Lodge

Fort James Island where slaves were held before being shipped to America

Bea by one of the browns (they don't have greens) on Fajaro Golf Course beside the Kotu stream.  

A green vervet monkey at Abuko

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