HAVE THE EARS FOR BALLOON SAFARI

Have the ears for balloon safari The best way to spot wild animals in Kenya is by gliding through the vast game parks in a hot air balloon. Witnessing the feral beasts of the earth against the backdrop of the tranquility of the savannas from the vantage point of view…

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VAGRANT AND RARE BIRDS OF KENYA

Vagrant and rare birds of Kenya Nature plays a prominent role in locating and relocating the birds in the world. Many such birds have wandered into the territories of Kenya. Ornithologists and bird lovers accidentally stumble upon them and record their findings after careful research. They are the Red-footed booby,…

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Kenyan Hawks, Cranes, Jaegers, and Frigatebirds Today Kenya has lost many birds at the species level as part of the evolutionary process. Some migrate, but others just go extinct due to various external threats. They belong to the category of Hawks, Cranes, Jaegers, and Frigatebirds. Hawks Aptly described as birds…

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Shearwaters, Flycatchers, and Ducks of Kenya Some of the birds in Kenya that was once abundant suddenly become nomadic due to various reasons. But people do come across them accidentally. A few species belonging to shearwaters, old world flycatchers and ducks are among them. Shearwaters Belonging to the order of…

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Storm-petrels, Bee-eaters, Waxbills and Kenyan twitters Serious birders, while wandering around the vast outdoors of Kenya, encounter some birds that have been lost and forgotten for the longest time. These nature lovers describe the birds in great detail and create accounts for subsequent research. Such birds are the Storm-petrels, the…

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Kenya’s Waxbills, Sandpipers, Gulls and Terns The spots in Kenya where people discover rare birds cover a vast ecological area from the south to the coast of the country. The species such spotted are the Waxbills, the Sandpipers as well as the Gulls and Terns. Waxbills Often gregarious in nature…

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THE UNCERTAIN AND INTRODUCED KENYAN BIRDS

The uncertain and introduced Kenyan birds The vast countryside, gorgeous woodlands, majestic highlands, open savannas and the coastal areas of Kenya is a birders paradise. These are the locations of exotic birds of numerous species. The twittering and chattering of the birds is music to their ears. It is where…

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INDIGENOUS AND ENDEMIC BIRDS OF KENYA

Indigenous and endemic birds of Kenya Commonly referred to as bird’s paradise, Kenya has a broad range of more than 1,000 species of birds. As a result, the country attracts scientists, biologists and field researchers who have taken ornithology as an academic study. Although Kenyan endemic birds found exclusively in…

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THE VULTURINE GUINEA FOWL OF KENYA

The Vulturine Guinea Fowl of Kenya The Vulturine guinea fowl inhabits much of Somalia, southern Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Kenya. It lives in flocks of 30 individuals in the savanna, dry bush, scrubs, acacia woodland, forest edges, and grassland with trees. Because guinea fowls are hardy birds, they are suitable for…

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THE ICONIC LESSER FLAMINGO OF KENYA

The iconic Lesser Flamingo of Kenya One of the components of a wildlife safari package to Kenya is a well-deserved visit to Lake Nakuru. The well famous and beautiful Lake Nakuru of Kenya is in the province of Rift Valley, which borders the neighboring country of Uganda. This lake is…

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