Tag Archives: Guided birding tours in Kenya

Orange-breasted Bushshrike (Telophorus sulfureopectus)

Also know as Sulphur-breasted Bush shrike isĀ an easy specie to pick in the field especially if you are birding the dry country side of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. It prefers the canopy of acacia tortilis, but its presence is … Continue reading

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Moorland Francolin (Francolinus psilolaemus)

Photo@Stratton Hatfield Moorland Francolin is a species restricted to montane forest habitat. In Kenya it can only be recorded in the moorland of Aberdare,Mt.Kenya, Mt.Elgon and Mau escarpment National park. They are often seen in small groups of families.Shelly’s Francolin … Continue reading

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Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris)

Photo@Tony Crocetta This is an adult male fan-tailed widowbird, Euplectes axillaris, a member of the avian family Ploceidae, the weaver birds. One of its cousins is the red-billed quelea, Quelea quelea, the most abundant bird in the world.This species has … Continue reading

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