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GIBB'S FARM

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Area (ha):16
Altitude (m):1740
# Species*:132
# Excl Vagrants*:132
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:4
Species/100 ha*:814.8
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Cultivated, forest

ABOUT THE BIRDING

Gibb's Farm is a working farm near Ngorongoro Crater. It grows organic coffee, vegetables, and fruit. It's a convenient stop between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, as it's located mid-way between the two. The farm is nestled among forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and has lush vegetation on the property that attracts numerous bird species. A number of trails lead into the forest, where it's possible to find Elephant as well as birds.

LOCATION OF SITE

Gibb's Farm is located 5 km from the village of Karatu, midway between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater.