Bird Watching Safaris

Bird Watching Safaris


Kenya has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa with around 1090 bird species recorded. At least eight of these are national endemics. Around 170 species of Kenya’s birds species are Pale arctic migrants (11 species of them with a local breeding population too), mainly from eastern Europe, Russia, the middle East and Siberia. Another 60 species migrate regularly within the Afro tropics or from Madagascar. Some 335 species are found in forest; 230 species are entirely forest dependent and 110 species are “forest specialists” requiring intact, undisturbed habitat and Forty species of global conservation concern are known to occur in Kenya. Four of these are critically Endangered, two Endangered and 16 species are Vulnerable.

Bird Watching Safaris in kenya is an ornithological paradise with over 1000 species of birds recorded. This list Includes the world’s largest birds; Somali and the common ostrich, and the Kori bustard which is the heaviest flying bird.

Guided Bird watching ornithological safaris

While on Asili adventure Bird Watching Safaris clients are guaranteed to witness 300-600 varieties of birds in a single safari. Bird watching is excellent throughout the year in Kenya, however the best time for birding is in the rainy season from October- March. This is also the season when birds migrate from Europe and Asia, therefore boosting the resident population.

While in Amboseli National park and Masai Mara national reserve clients are introduced to East Africa’s common birds, for example, lilac breasted roller, superb sterling, African Grey hornbill

Kenya’s Rift Valley Lakes i.e. Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha, Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria. Lake Naivasha and Lake Baringo are excellent for general bird watching while Lake Nakuru and Lake Bogoria are known for their thousands of lesser and greater flamingos

Samburu, buffalo springs and Shaba have over 380 recorded bird species

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Main Destination:

June to October and September to October

Main Destination:

June to October and September to October

Main Destination:

June to October and September to October

Kenya Bird Watching Tour Packages

16 days Kenya Epic birding safari

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14 days Kenya bird Watching safari

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13 days birding safari in Kenya

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7 days Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara bird watching safari

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