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WINGS Tour Leaders – Tertius Gous

Tertius Gous

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Tertius Gous grew up in the bushveld in South Africa and has birded widely across the African continent. He leads tours for ‘Birding Africa’ in South Africa, Uganda, Namibia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Madagascar. Besides birds, Tertius has a broad interest in all wildlife, especially mammals. He is trained as a veterinarian and volunteers his special skills for penguin conservation - has travelled to Tristan du Cunha to help save oiled penguins there. He is also an accomplished and well-known bird photographer who has that rare ability to show people birds and sharing his photographic insights. He is also the only guide to have shown clients both Green-breasted and African Pittas in one year!


Updated: June 2019