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Kenya trip bird list: July 1997

Nairobi  -  Lewa Downs (for lunch)  -  Samburu  -  Delamere Camp (Lake Elmenteita)  -  Lake Nakuru  -  Kitale/Saiwa Swamp  -  Kakamega Forest  -  Rusinga Island (Lake Victoria)  -  Masai Mara  -  the Ark.
Great White Pelican Lake Elmenteita;
Great Cormorant Rusinga Island
Long-tailed Cormorant Rusinga Island
Cattle Egret Lake Elementeita; Rusinga Island
Little Egret Lake Elementeita, Rusinga Island
Squacco Heron The Ark
Cattle Egret Rusinga Island
Striated Heron Rusinga Island
Yellow-billed Egret Saiwa Swamp
Grey Heron Masai Mara; The Ark
Goliath Heron Masai Mara
Black-headed Heron Masai Mara; Saiwa Swamp
Hamerkop Rusinga Island; The Ark
Saddle-billed Stork Masai Mara
Marabou Samburu; Delamere Camp
African Open-billed Stork Rusinga Island
Yellow-billed Stork Masai Mara
Sacred Ibis Lake Elmenteita; Rusinga Island; Nairobi
Hadada Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru; Kitale
African Spoonbill Lewa Downs
Greater Flamingo Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru
Lesser Flamingo Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru
Egyptian Goose Samburu; Lake Elmenteita; Masai Mara; The Ark; Rusinga Island
Cape Teal Lake Nakuru
Yellow-billed Duck The Ark
Red-billed Teal Lake Elmenteita,
Secretary Bird Samburu; Lake Elmenteita; Masai Mara
Osprey Rusinga Island
Black Kite Nairobi; Rusinga Island
Hooded Vulture Masai Mara
Afr. White-backed Vulture Lake Elmenteita,
Lappet-faced Vulture Samburu; Masai Mara
Banded Snake-eagle Kakamega Forest
Bateleur Samburu; Masai Mara
E. Pale Chanting Goshawk Samburu
Little Sparrowhawk Kakamega Forest; Rusinga Island
Augur Buzzard Lake Elmenteita; The Ark
African Fish Eagle Lake Nakuru; Rusinga Island
Tawny Eagle Samburu; Lake Nakuru; Masai Mara
Long-crested Eagle Samburu; Lake Elmenteita; Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
Martial Eagle Lake Nakuru; Samburu
Lanner Samburu
Grey Kestrel Masai Mara
Coqui Francolin Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru
Crested Francolin Samburu
Hildebrandt's Francolin Lake Elmenteita
Jackson's Francolin The Ark
Yellow-necked Spurfowl Lewa Downs; Samburu
Red-necked Spurfowl Ruma
Crested Guineafowl Kakamega Forest
Helmeted Guineafowl Lake Nakuru; Samburu
Vulturine Guineafowl Samburu
Black Crake The Ark
Red-knobbed Coot The Ark
Grey Crowned-crane Samburu; Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara; The Ark
Kori Bustard Samburu
Black-bellied Bustard Samburu
Pied Avocet Lake Elmenteita
Spotted Thick-knee Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Kittlitz's Sandplover Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru
Blacksmith Plover Lake Nakuru
Spur-winged Plover Samburu; Masai Mara
Crowned Plover Samburu; Lake Nakuru; Masai Mara
African Wattled Plover Masai Mara
Little Stint Lake Elmenteita
African Snipe The Ark
Common Sandpiper Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Grey-headed Gull Lake Nakuru
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Samburu
African Green Pigeon Kakamega Forest; Ruma; The Ark
Tambourine Dove Kakamega Forest
Blue-spotted Wood Dove Kakamega Forest
Emerald-sp. Wood Dove Samburu
Namaqua Dove Samburu
Olive Pigeon Lake Elmenteita
Speckled Pigeon Samburu; Kitale
Red-eyed Dove Lake Elementeita
Ring-necked Dove Samburu; The Ark
Laughing Dove Samburu
African Grey Parrot Kakamega Forest
Brown Parrot Masai Mara
Great Blue Turaco Kakamega Forest
Ross's Turaco Kitale Museum Nature trail; Kakamega Forest
Bare-faced Go-away Bird Masai Mara
White-bellied Go-away Bird Samburu
Eastern Grey Plantain-eater Saiwa Swamp
Red-chested Cuckoo Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara; Aberdare C.C.
Klaas' Cuckoo Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
White-browed Coucal Samburu; Ruma
Black Cuckoo Kakamega Forest
Black Coucal Ruma
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Ruma
Pied Kingfisher Rusinga Island
African Palm Swift Samburu
Black Swift Lake Elmenteita
Horus Swift Lake Nakuru
Little Swift Samburu; Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Speckled Mousebird Kakamega Forest; Rusinga Island
White-headed Mousebird Samburu; Kitale; Masai Mara
Blue-naped Mousebird Lake Elmenteita
Grey-headed Kingfisher Ruma
Woodland Kingfisher Masai Mara
Striped Kingfisher Masai Mara
Malachite Kingfisher Masai Mara
African Pygmy Kingfisher Kakamega Forest
White-throated Bee-eater Masai Mara
Little Bee-eater Samburu; Masai Mara
Cinnamon-ch. Bee-eater Kakamega Forest
Somali Bee-eater Samburu
Lilac-breasted Roller en route, Nairobi - Lewa Downs; Lake Nakuru; Masai Mara; Ruma
Broad-billed Roller Ruma
Hoopoe Lake Elmenteita; Masai Mara
White-headed Woodhoopoe Kakamega Forest
Violet Woodhoopoe Samburu
Green Woodhoopoe Ruma
Common Scimitarbill Ruma
Southern Ground Hornbill Masai Mara
Red-billed Hornbill Lewa Downs; Samburu
Von der Decken's Hornbill Samburu
Bl-and-wh-casqued Hornbill Kitale; Saiwa Swamp; Kakamega Forest
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Kakamega Forest
Grey-throated Barbet Kakamega Forest
Yellow-spotted Barbet Kakamega Forest
Double-toothed Barbet Kakamega Forest; Rusinga Island
Yellow-billed Barbet Kakamega Forest
D'Arnaud's Barbet Samburu; Masai Mara
Red-throated Wryneck Kitale
Nubian Woodpecker Samburu
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Kakamega Forest
Cardinal Woodpecker Kakamega Forest
Grey Woodpecker Lake Elmenteita
African Broadbill Kakamega Forest
Northern White-tailed Lark Lake Elmenteita
Red-capped Lark Lake Elmenteita
Red-winged Lark Masai Mara
Flappet Lark Ruma
Plain Martin Masai Mara
Blue Swallow Ruma
Wire-tailed Swallow Kitale
Angola Swallow Rusinga Island
Mosque Swallow Lake Elmenteita; Saiwa Swamp
Lesser Striped Swallow Masai Mara
White-headed Saw-wing Kakamega Forest; Ruma
Black Saw-wing Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
African Pied Wagtail Kitale; Nairobi
Cape Wagtail The Ark
Grassland Pipit Samburu
Plain-backed Pipit Lake Elmenteita
Yellow-throated Longclaw Lake Nakuru; Masai Mara; Ruma
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Slender-billed Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Shelley's Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Cabanis' Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Honeyguide Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Joyful Greenbul Kakamega Forest
Common Bulbul Masai Mara; Lake Elmenteta; Rusinga Island; Saiwa Swamp; The Ark; Kakamega Forest
African Hill Babbler Kakamega Forest
Cape Robin-Chat The Ark
White-browed Robin-chat Masai Mara
Ruppell's Robin-Chat The Ark
White-browed Robin-Chat Kakamega Forest; Rusinga Island
Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat Kakamega Forest
Snowy-headed Robin-Chat Kakamega Forest
Brown-chested Alethe Kakamega Forest
Northern Anteater Chat Lake Elmenteita; Lake Nakuru; Masai Mara
White-shouldered Cliff-Chat Masai Mara (Olkurruk)
Olive Thrush Nairobi; The Ark
African Thrush Kitale Museum; Kakamega Forest
Dusky Flycatcher Kakamega Forest
Swamp Flycatcher Rusinga Island
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher The Ark
Northern Black Flycatcher Kitale
Southern Black Flycatcher Samburu
African Grey Flycatcher Masai Mara
Pale Flycatcher Lake Elmenteita
Silverbird Ruma NP
Uganda Woodland Warbler Kakamega Forest
Black-faced Rufous Warbler Kakamega Forest
Red-faced Cisticola Masai Mara
Hunter's Cisticola The Ark
Chubb's Cisticola Kakamega Forest
Rattling Cisticola Lake Elmenteita
Tawny-flanked Prinia Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
Banded Prinia Kakamega Forest
White-chinned Prinia Kakamega Forest
Olive-green Cameroptera Kakamega Forest
Buff-throated Apalis Kakamega Forest
Black-collared Apalis Kakamega Forest
Grey-capped Warbler Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
Yellow White-eye Kakamega Forest; Kitale
Montane White-eye The Ark
Dusky Tit Kakamega Forest
African Blue Flycatcher Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara
Black-headed Gonolek Rusinga Island
African Paradise Flycatcher Kitale; Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Chin-spot Batis Masai Mara
Banded Wattle-eye Kakamega Forest
Chestnut Wattle-eye Kakamega Forest
N. White-crowned Shrike Lewa Downs; Masai Mara
Mackinnon's Fiscal Kakamega Forest
Grey-backed Fiscal Lake Elmenteita
Long-tailed Fiscal En route; Nairobi - Lewa Downs
Brown-crowned Tchagra Kakamega Forest
Grey-green Bush-shrike Kakamega Forest
Tropical Boubou Kakamega Forest
Pink-footed Puffback Kakamega Forest
Petit's Cockoo-shrike Kakamega Forest
Common Drongo Samburu; Lake Elmenteita; Ruma
Black-headed Oriole Lake Elmenteita
Western Bl.-headed Oriole Kakamega Forest
Fan-tailed Raven Samburu
Pied Crow Nairobi
White-naped Raven Masai Mara
Stuhlmann's Starling Kakamega Forest
Splendid Starling Lake Elmenteita
Blue-eared Starling Masai Mara; Lake Elmenteita Ruppell's Long-tailed Starling Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Hildebrandt's Starling Masai Mara
Superb Starling Lewa Downs; Masai Mara
Golden-breasted Starling Samburu
Violet-backed Starling En route, Homa Bay-Masai Mara
Wattled Starling Lake Elmenteita
Variable Sunbird Lake Elmenteita; Kitale
Collared Sunbird Kakamega Forest
Green-headed Sunbird Kakamega Forest
Amethyst Sunbird Nairobi
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Lake Elmenteita, Kakamega Forest
Red-chested Sunbird Rusinga Island
Bronze Sunbird Kitale; Kakamega Forest
Rufous Sparrow Lake Elmenteita; Masai Mara
Grey-headed Sparrow Samburu; Kakamega Forest; Masai Mara; Rusinga Island
Wh.-headed Buffalo-weaver Samburu
Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Ruma
White-br. Sparrow-weaver Samburu; The Ark
Black-cap'd Social-weaver Samburu
Riechenow's Weaver Kitale; Kakamega Forest(Baglafecht) Nairobi; Masai Mara
Black-billed Weaver Kitale; Kakamega Forest
Speke's Weaver Lake Elmenteita; The Ark
Chestnut Weaver Samburu
Dark-backed Weaver Kakamega Forest
Brown-capped Weaver Kakamega Forest
Cardinal Quelea Masai Mara
Yellow Bishop Lake Elmenteita; Masai Mara
Yellow-mantled Widowbird Masai Mara
Red-collared Widowbird Masai Mara
Jackson's Widowbird en route, Nairobi - Lewa Downs
Grey-headed Negrofinch Kakamega Forest
Red-headed Bluebill Kakamega Forest
African Firefinch Samburu; Rusinga Island
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
Purple Grenadier
Lesser Honeyguide Kakamega Forest
Least Honeyguide Kakamega Forest
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