Tag Archives: Kenya Birdwatching

African Darter (Anhinga rufa)

Photo@Tony Crocetta In Kenya, African Darter is the most commonly seen aquatic bird in Kenya wetland after Long-tailed Cormorant. It frequents fresh and brackish waters, fringed with vegetation, especially near fresh water lakes in Kenya Rift Valley lakes. This species … Continue reading

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3 March, 2012:Rosy-Patched Bush Shrike (Rhodophoneus cruentus)

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Kenya Birds In flight

Soaring  in the East African skies and magical Kenyan landscapes. Some fantastic and inspiring photographs of birds in flight. Have a great birding day! – Joe

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December 6, 2011: Eastern Paradise Whydah

The Eastern Paradise Whydah is a small, widely occurring bird of eastern Africa. It gathers in flocks but separates into pairs during the mating season.Easten Paradise Whydah is a species specific brood parasite with its target being the Green-winged pytilia. … Continue reading

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Kenya’s Important Bird Areas

A few important resources about Kenya’s Important Bird Areas. A fantastic map of Kenya’s Important Bird Areas from Nature Kenya. Also, from KenyaBirds, a listing table of the Important Bird Areas, Locations, Habitats, and threatened species. Coming up soon, a … Continue reading

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Lake Baringo Birding

Lake Baringo is a fantastic location for bird watching in Kenya. I grew up in Lake Baringo, where I developed my interest in birding and I never get tired of going out to observe all the species in my backyard. … Continue reading

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November 21, 2011: Flamingo

Flamingo Phoenicopterus, the latin name for flamingo, means “Crimson wing”, the flamingo is said to be the inspiration for the crimson-winged phoenix, the ancient symbol of transformation and re-birth. Flamingoes are characteristic species of soda lakes in the Rift Valley … Continue reading

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