Allan McLennan

Allan lives on the Sub-Tropical East Coast of South Africa in an area rich in birdlife.

Participants in his guided walks benefit from his forty years of experience and passion for birds. In addition, his monthly bird talks, as do his Birding with Allan Mclennan podcasts, attract a large following.

His other two passions are photographing and painting birds.

He has been involved with numerous local bird counts and is a frequent award winner of South African National Parks Birding events.

Blue-winged teal, Spatula discors

Winter Migratory Birds of Florida (With Pictures)

Birds that migrate? What necessitates this? When the climate changes and it gets colder, food becomes scarce, which is the primary drive for migrators to find grounds further south where food is more abundant. They don’t just get up and fly randomly...

Lesser Masked Weaver (Ploceus intermedius)

Weavers of South Africa (With Pictures)

Weavers, what beautiful birds, especially during its frenetic breeding season. After molting, the males display their beautiful new colors. This brings the annual race to start weaving and building their intricate nests. They use their excellent...