Professional Birdguide


2003 - Present

Professional Birdguide

My name is Babucarr Sanyang, alias Babu. I am a young man 40 years of age and Gambian by nationality. I am  a well trained professional birdguide and freelance official tourist guide (OGT). Trained by the the government of Gambia and licensed by The Gambia Tourism Authority.
I have 17 years of working experience guiding tourists to the Smiling Coast of West Afrika.

1997 - Present

The Gambia Birdwatching Guides Association in The Gambia

After my training I was enrolled in The Gambia Birdwatching Guides Association. The only recommended birdwatching Guides Association under the Gambia Tourist Board.

2003 - Present

Deployed at The Senegambia Area

I have my own compagny for years but I work together with another group of fantastic birdguides near the Senegambia Hotel and the Kairaba Hotel. So if I’m not available.

There is always a solution!

About Me

I’m married with one wife and we have six children. My wife’s name is Kura Touray Sanyang. My first child, a boy, who is named Muhammed Sanyang is 12 years old. My second child, a girl, is named Haddijatou and is 10 years old, My third child, girl, Jarrie is 8 years old en my forth child ,girl, Isatou 5 years of age. They all are visiting school. And finally the two small ones Babucarr a boy of 3 years old and Sally, the youngest one, who is 1 year and 10 months.


1983 - 1989

Faraba Banta Primary School

1989 - 1993

Brikama Secondary Technical School
Secondary Forth Leaving Certificate

1996 - 1997

Birdwatching Training Group at Abuko Nature Reserve or National Park
under the Department of Parks and Wildlife
The Gambia


Birding 89%
Knowledge of Birds 96%
Communicator 82%
Social contact 86%
For every challenge a solution 85%


Bert Boshoven

0031 638241066

Jan Olvers

0031 619546814

Gerrie Olvers

0031 619546814