Monthly Archives: January 2013

African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)

African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster) are large birds of Prey¬† that occur naturally in Kenya, where they inhabit wooded hills.In Kenya they mostly seen in birding hot spot like Masai Mara,Tsavo West and East,Nairobi National Park,Hell’s Gate, and Lake Nakuru … Continue reading

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Why Kenya should be the place to go birding!!!Check this link

http://www.africageographic.com/Archives/archive_pics/birds/B060601/B060601.htm

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Black-headed Lapwing (Vanellus tectus)

The Black-headed Plover or Black-headed Lapwing (Vanellus tectus) is a species of wading bird of the family Charadriidae. It is found across sub-Saharan Africa.In Kenya specifically, it is found in areas like Tsavo West and East,Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria,Samburu and … Continue reading

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Hottentot Teal (Anas hottentota)

The Hottentot Teal is a species of dabbling duck of the genus Anas. It is migratory resident in eastern Africa.The Hottentot teal is known for its black-capped head and distinctive blue bill. The duck’s body is speckled brown and black, … Continue reading

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Vulturine Guineafowl ((Acryllium vulturinum))

¬†Vulturine Guineafowl is Large, unmistakable guineafowl; the bare skin of the head and neck is bluish-gray with a band of short chestnut feathers that extends behind the eyes on the back of the head; long, white striped plumes extend from … Continue reading

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The Birding Big Year!

Kenya birding blog is trying to inspire people all over the world to enjoy, appreciate and protect birds and its natural habitat.Today, amid a host of environmental threats, our mission is more important than ever. Fortunately, there are many new … Continue reading

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Magpie Starling (Speculipastor bicolor)

The magpie starling is a northeast African endemic and an occasional non-breeding visitor to northeastern Tanzania. The male is black and white; the female, brown and white both with bright red eye which aid identification a great deal. The best … Continue reading

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