On this bird watching tour, you will encounter several bird species from the prominent conservation area in Kenya, not to Miss Samburu national reserve home to about 390 species of birds supported by a gallery of the forest, open arid savanna, and shrubs. Samburu boasts a sizeable population of rare birds from northeast Africa such as Golden-breasted starling, Somalia bee-eater, and vulturine guineafowl among others. Encounter the rich montane avifauna of Mount Kenya, this area presents 6 destination endemic birds and a home to over 54 of the African tropical montane biome species, there is also a good number of regionally and globally threatened species, some of the species include the Abbott’s Starling, Lesser Kestrel, Olive Ibis, Abyssinian Owl, Scarlet-tufted Sunbird, Lammergeier, Ayres’s hawk-eagle, Jackson’s widowbird, Sharpe’s Longclaw, African Crowned Eagle, Cape Eagle-Owl, Purple-throated Cuckoo-shrike, African Grass Owl, Long-tailed Widowbird, and Kenrick’s Starling and many more. There is also a variety of game species like Sykes monkey, Black-and-white Colobus Monkey, Bushbuck, Olive Baboon, Waterbuck, Black Rhino, Cape buffalo, African Elephant, Leopard, Genet Cat, Bush Pig, Giant Forest Hog, Spotted Hyena and many more. Visit Lake Bogoria known for about 350 birds on its list, with an estimated two million lesser flamingos which is the main attraction alongside greater flamingos as well. This comes along with the formidable number of bird species. Kakamega tropical forest is located in western Kenya closer to the Ugandan border; the forest is home to Ross’s Turaco, Turner’s Eremomela, Blue-headed Bee-eater, Grey Parrot, Great Blue Turaco Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Red-headed Bluebill, Uganda Woodland Warbler, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Yellow-mantled Widowbird, White-chinned Prinia, Yellow-bellied Hyliota, Vieillot’s Black Weaver, Turner’s Eremomela, Green Hylia, Snowy-headed Robin-Chat, Hairy-breasted Barbet, Olive-Green Camaroptera, African Broadbill, Black-billed Turaco and Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye, Green-throated Sunbird, Dusky Tit, Luhder’s Bush-Shrike, Mackinnon’s Fiscal, White-spotted Flufftail, Black-crowned Waxbill, Yellow-crested Woodpecker, White-breasted Negrofinch, Equatorial Akalat, Blue-headed Bee-eater, Common Wattle-eye, White-tailed Ant-Thrush, Jameson’s Wattle-eye. Lastly on this birding trip encounter Masai Mara birding spots with more than 500 bird species inclusive of savannah species and very rich in raptors with 57 species present and seasoned migratory birds between November to April. This birding tour is available throughout the year.
15 Days Birding and Wildlife Adventure Tour in Kenya Highlights;
- Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to the Hotel in Nairobi city.
- Day 2: Birding Chania and Thika Falls.
- Day 3: Whole Day Birding Wajee and Karatina
- Day 4: Birding Transfer to Samburu National Reserve
- Day 5: Birding Samburu Game Reserve
- Day 6: Birding Transfer to Mout Kenya Game Reserve
- Day 7: Birding transfer to Lake Baringo
- Day 8: Birding Whole Day Lake Baringo
- Day 9: Birding Kakamega Forest Reserve
- Day 10: Birding Kakamega Forest and Transfer to Kisumu
- Day 11: Transfer to Maasai Mara Game Reserve
- Day 12: Birding transfer to Lake Naivasha
- Day 13: Birding Whole Day Lake Naivasha
- Day 14: Transfer to Mombasa Coast
- Day 15: Explore Mombasa Coast