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Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps)

Over the Weekend we went birding to the western side of Tsavo West national park. it is an huge national park covering over 9000 sq.km. The park was made famous by mane less man-eaters¬† Lions of the Tsavo and the … Continue reading

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A Rare Encounter with Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii) in Tsavo West.

On a recent birding trip I guided, My clients and I were lucky enough to have encountered a rare Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii). This was an Eastern- Coastal Kenya design trip and took us to Taita Hill, Lake Jipe, Kitobo … 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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