Birding Tours in Kenya
Bird Watching Safaris in Kenya. 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.
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.
Guided Bird watching| ornithological safaris
While on our Bird Watching Safaris clients are guaranteed to witness 300 to 600 varieties of birds in a single safari. Birding is excellent throughout the year in Kenya. You can take a birding tour in Kenya at any time of the year. However the best time for birding is in the rainy season from October to 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. Birds such as lilac breasted roller, superb sterling, African Grey hornbill.
Kenya’s Rift Valley Lakes that is, 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
While in Samburu, buffalo springs and Shaba game reserve you will find more than 380 species of birds.
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