Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari
If you are looking for guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari, and photography packages in Kenya. We offer affordable Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari including Mombasa bird-watching safaris and, birdwatching in Nairobi. Bird watching tours are a favorite past time for those who choose to visit Kenya for bird watching tours activities. The Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari are tailor-made in a way that the interested visitors will be in a position to capture and see as many unique birds as they desire. A fair number of endemic and near-endemic species can easily be seen on any birding trip. These birds are especially sought-after as they only occur within the country or marginally beyond.
Birding is science, sport, art and one of the highly-rated leisure travel activity. Kenya has become a hub for both professional and armature birders who are looking for a place to challenge their birding skills and this has seen an increase in bird-watchers in Kenya from all over the world converging here to identify the various species. Kenya holds some remarkable birding sights that you have to see them to believe. With eleven percent of the world’s species – some 1089 different varieties, Kenya’s birding is one of the best in the world. It is not unusual for Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari trips to record 300-600 different varieties on a short trip or to record more than 120 at a particular site on a single day!
Kenya is one of only 15 countries globally where more than 1,000 bird species have been recorded, and it lies third on the African avian diversity list after DR Congo and Tanzania. This list includes the world’s two largest birds (common and Somali ostrich, now regarded as separate species) and its bulkiest flying creature (Kori bustard), along with a wealth of raptors and a dazzling array of colorful bee-eaters, turacos, parrots, rollers and passerines.
Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari is rewarding everywhere. For dedicated birdwatchers, a well-planned Kenya Bird Watching Safari itinerary is likely to result in a trip list of 350–400 species, a figure that compares favorably with anywhere in the world. Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari offers excellent birdwatching throughout the year, but the prime season runs from October to March, when resident populations are boosted by Palaearctic migrants. This also broadly coincides with Kenya’s rainy season, when several resident species shed their drab eclipse plumage in favor of bright breeding colors.
Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari Packages
Kenya Bird Watching Safari is good all year round. The rainy seasons of April and November coincide with migration of birds from and to Europe and Asia, and some of the top day’s totals have been recorded at that time. Migrants make up only about ten percent of Kenya’s birdlife. Spectacular birds of the bush –guinea fowl, go-away birds, rollers and barbets, to mention but a few – are active all year. Birding sites in Kenya offer an abundance of birdie species, ranging from 200 and 600+ at any given location. During your Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari, you will see common, rare, endangered, threatened and vulnerable species in almost every type of setting – forests, lakes, grasslands, rivers, woodlands, swamps and much more! Finding these smaller creatures amidst the vast and expansive landscapes of Kenya is a real treat for safari goers of all ages and experience levels!
Kenya has one of the richest avifaunas in Africa with around 1090 bird species recorded. At least eight of these are national endemics. Around 170 species of Kenya’s bird’s species are Pale arctic migrants (11 species of them with a local breeding population too), mainly from eastern Europe, Russia, the middle East and Siberia. Another 60 species migrate regularly within the Afro tropics or from Madagascar. Some 335 species are found in forest; 230 species are entirely forest dependent and 110 species are “forest specialists” requiring intact, undisturbed habitat and Forty species of global conservation concern are known to occur in Kenya. Four of these are critically Endangered, two Endangered and 16 species are Vulnerable.
Home of the Specials, Guided Kenya Bird Watching Tour Safari offers birding enthusiasts a unique experience, our bird watching safaris incorporates a variety of rich habitats and you can expect some unrivalled birding and wildlife experiences in Kenya and the neighboring countries. We provide great birding tour packages with our own best professional guides. Kenya has the highest species concentrations of birds on the continent and some of the most beautiful and wild birding destinations to get your ticks!, Africa is most prized birding spot but Kenya boost with the best birding cites.
Kenya is a must visit African country and one of Africa’s best-kept wildlife secrets and has wonderful birding hots-pots, including Meru National Park, Samburu, Lake Nakuru, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha Masai Mara and Kakamega Forest just to name but a few. This areas of habitats forest, grassland, wetland, barren land is haven for avid birders with over 400 species of African birds including rare sightings such as lizard buzzard and brown snake eagle, whole bunch of unique birds are only found here in Kenya.
We will take you through some of the best birding areas in Kenya. We will bird in a variety of habitats and will focus only on birding. You will be able to spot a diverse range of bird-life including raptors (Wedge Tailed Eagles, Whistling or Black Tailed Kites and Little Hawks), water birds (Cormorants, Pelicans and Spoonbills) and native bush birds (Honeyeaters, Spotted Pardalotes and Red-browed Finches). Catch a glimpse of bee-eaters, drongos, hornbills, shrikes and barbets in the woodlands. Observe flamingoes, kingfishers, hammerkops, love birds, herons and stocks in the wetlands; and spot eagles, vultures, ox-peckers, sunbirds, ostriches, and snowy egrets in the open Savannah.