Kenya Top Birding Sites
Kenya top birding sites that lay hidden out in every corner of the country, which are productive and rewarding in term of bird species seen
Kenya as a destination is rich with diversity not only within selected geographical regions out in every corner of the country lay hidden treasures that are attractions for visitors; from scenically startling and accessible sites which offer highly gratifying experience .
Most of Kenya top birding sites offer exciting birdwatching throughout the year
For birding tours, there are plentiful Kenya top birding sites that you can opt to visit.
Kenya has one of the richest avifauna in Africa, the high number is due to its diverse habitats and the presence of six avian biomes,
Kenya is also a major flyway of Palearctic migrants.
Both land and water birds from Eastern Europe, Russia, Middle East and Siberia
The Birding hotpots are well known national parks,game reserves, private conservancies, oxidation ponds, swamps,lakes ,mountains, forests
Top Birding spots are located in various habitats, cool, alpine zone, simmering hot soda lakes, papyrus swamp, tussock grasslands, desert scrubs and sand dunes,we offer and arrange birding trips to the following areas
And for those of you who for business or other reasons cannot go beyond city limits
We can show you that top birding sites in Nairobi,Kisumu, Nakuru or Mombasa which is rewarding
Wether you are looking forward to thousand waders and crab plovers in Mida Creek, the finicky flamingo spectacle in Lake Bogoria, endemic Sharpe's Longclaw in Kinangop or Blue-breasted Bee-eater in Kakamega Forest
Below a list of some of Kenya Top Birding sites
- Nairobi National Park
- Manguo Swamp
- Gatamaiyu Forest
- Magadi Road
- Kinangop Plateau
- Aberdares National Park
- Lake Naivasha
- Mau Eburu Forest
- Lake Elementeita
- Lake Nakuru
- Lake Bogoria
- Lake Baringo
- Saiwa National Park
- Kongelai Escarpment
- Mount Elgon National Park
- Kakamega Forest
- Busia Grasslands
- Lake Victoria
- Maasai Mara Game Reserve
- Mount Kenya
- Irangi Forest
- Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park
- Ol Pejeta Consevancy
- Matthews Range
- Lake Turkana
- Marsabit National Park
- Lewa Conservancy
- Shaba National Reserve
- Meru National Park
- Imenti Forest
- Mwea National Park
- Swara Plains
- Amboseli National Park
- Chyulu Hills National Park
- Tsavo West National Park
- Tsavo East National Park
- Taita Hills
- Arabuko Sokoke Forest
- Mida Creek
- Sabaki River Estuary
- Dakatcha Woodlands
Kenya is fortunate to have one of the most diverse avian assemblages of any country in the world.
With over 1,000 species, Kenya is a world-leader in terms of the numbers of bird species that can be found within its borders.
It is possible to see well over a half of these birds without undue effort within a birdwatching tour of three or four weeks.
Kenya is ranked second the best country in Africa for birding, after the Democratic Republic of Congo, and 11th in the world
Kenya also holds the world-record ‘bird watch’ – with 342 species seen in 24 hours!
This avian diversity is largely a result of extreme elevational differences resulting in the diversity of habitats found within Kenya.
From the eastern-most reaches of the Congo-Guinean rainforest in western Kenya, volcanic highland massifs, plateaus and forests reaching over 2000 m, large expanses of semi-arid savanna, alkaline Rift Valley Lakes, coastal forest and northern deserts.
Kenya has a diversity of habitats unmatched by most other countries
The country also lies on a bird migration route – a fly way for migrant birds from northern Asia and Eastern Europe, accounting for roughly 10% of the bird population
Please take a look at the Top Birding sites to find more that you may be interested in
We have a range of itineraries to those places which are carefully arranged and each offers the best available birdwatching, wildlife viewing in East Africa.
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