Birding trip report Kenya 28 Jan - 15 Feb 2009 John van der Woude -  www.jvanderw.nl

Photos of birding sites

See also: text, species list, photos of birds, mammals.



Thika Ponds, a good start with several birds of wetlands and rural areas.



View on Mount Kenya from Castle Forest lodge grounds.


 
Grounds of the Castle Forest Lodge, Mount Kenya.



Cabins of Castle Forest Lodge, Mount Kenya.



The track uphill from Castle Forest Lodge, Mount Kenya. The best birding of the area was here.


 
The road towards Castle Forest Lodge, Mount Kenya. A good birding road.



Samburu NP.



Samburu NP, savanna with bush, and taller trees along rivers.



Solio plains West of Mount Kenya.



Lake Nakuru NP.



View on Lake Nakuru from the cliff.



The cliff near Lake Baringo. The base of the cliff is the best birding spot of the whole area.



Entrance to the cliff site of Lake Baringo area. 'All birds are available'. Sign produced by guide Francis & friends.



Lake Bogoria hot springs.



View across Kerio Valley from west side. Would have loved to be birding in this valley too.



At west side of Kerio Valley.



Rondo Retreat in Kakamega Forest.



Road to Rondo Retreat in Kakamega Forest.



View from Kiboko resort at Lake Victoria.



Papyrus swamp at border of Lake Victoria.



Masai Mara NP, grassy plains and gallery woodland. With Lion.



Mara river in Masai Mara NP.



Mara river in Masai Mara NP. Waterbucks returning from drinking.



View from terrace of Mara West Camp onto the plains of Masai Mara NP.



Mara river just outside the national park.



Picnic site, good for birding, between Mara and Naivasha. Marabous waiting for food remains.



Garden of Naivasha Country Club.



Kinangop plateau, the site of Sharpe's Longclaw.



Limuru ponds, on the way back to Nairobi.


See also: text, species list, photos of birds, mammals.