East Africa is one of the richest bird areas in the world. With a wealth of different habitats, often close to each other, it's quite easy to spot over 100 species in one day.
Although many of the birds are brightly colored and exotic looking, they are generally quite easily recognized; within a day or two you will be identifying the various species with ease! Their main habitats include water, open plains, woodlands and farmlands.
On or near water, you will find bright pink flamingos, hammer kops, iridescent kingfishers, plovers, herons, storks, geese, cranes, jacanas and of course the magnificent African fish eagle.
Kenya is ranked among the leading countries with about 1090 species of birds. All over the world, bird-watching is a fast-growing hobby. The country is endowed with over 62 bird watching locations that are globally recognized as Important Bird Areas (IBA). Enjoy bird watching at our scenic national parks and game reserves. Arabuko-Sokoke forest and Shimba Hills National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park are very popular destinations for orninthologists. Other destinations are Kakamega Forest, Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, Mt. Elgon National Park, Mt Kenya National Park, Mwea National Park, Aberdares National Park, Ruma National Park, and Central and Southern Island in Sibiloi National Park.
Our professional tour guides will take you through such ventures.
The following are links to Bird Watching Safaris.
Bird Watching safaris in Lake Nakuru
Bird Watching and Fishing in Lake Victoria
7 days Bird Watching in Kenya
10 days Bird Watching in Kenya