Monthly Archives: April 2013

crimson-rumped-waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga centralis)

Crimson-rumped Waxbill is a typical firefinch type of a bird who most of the time prefer spending its time within the grass top close to wetland habitat.The photo above was taken in Teddy bear Island at Lake Baringo. A Red-rumped … Continue reading

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A Sunday bird walk in the scrub bushes in the west of Lake Baringo yielded the following species

1.Black and White Cuckoo 2.African Cuckoo 3.Black-throated Barbet 4.Red-fronted Barbet 5.Red and Yellow Barbet 6.Black-cheeked Waxbill 7.Red-fronted Warbler 8.Pale Prinia 9.Yellow-breasted Apalis 10.Buff-bellied Warbler 11.Cliff Chat 12.Brown-tailed Rock Chat 13.Hemprich’s Hornbill 14.Jackson’s Horbill 15.African Grey Hornbill 16.Northern Red-billed Hornbill 17.African … Continue reading

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Black-necked Weaver (Ploceus nigricollis)

Black-necked Weaver appear in two races, P.n. nigricollis and P.n.melanoxanthus. Both species are widespread in moist secondary growth of western Kenya in area around Kakamega, Bunguma,¬† Lake Victoria and Masai Mara Game reserve.While spp menaloxanthus is uncommon in dry bush … Continue reading

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Birding Eco-tours in African savanna, Kenya

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Yellow-billed Stock (Mycteria ibis)

Yellow-billed Stork is an African species but there are records from Spain and Eastern Europe¬† which may relate to wild vagrants. This is the mostly seen and easily identified stork in Kenya wetlands after Marabou Stork.Breeding adult birds are brightly … Continue reading

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Northen white-faced scops Owl

The Northern White-Faced Scops Owl is a smallish owl easily recognizable by its very striking white facial disc, with a border of black plumage. It has large, bright orange eyes, which are also surrounded with black. (Juveniles have greyish plumage … Continue reading

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Kenya Makes to semi finals, please my fellow birders, visit the site and vote for Kenya

http://birdingblogs.com/2013/Gunnar/semi-finals-world-bird-destination-cup-2013

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