Bird Mapping in the Muumoni Hills, Kitui County

A small team of four birders recently did a short bird mapping trip to the Muumoni Hills of Kitui where we recorded 114 species. We completed full protocol lists for 7 pentads and added some ad-hoc records to a few other pentads. We got an interesting mix of coastal and dry country birds. Check out … Continue reading Bird Mapping in the Muumoni Hills, Kitui County

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A Trip to the North: July 2019

Article and photos by Mark Bullough I was lucky enough to be able to host my old birding and biologist friend Michael Thain for a first-ever trip to Kenya with his wife, during which I planned to show him a mix of country and a few new species. We had four weeks, during which we … Continue reading A Trip to the North: July 2019

Bird Atlassing in Kora, Mwingi and Meru

The wild and dry east is currently the least-covered area on the Kenya Bird Map. It's remoteness and relative insecurity being key reasons for this. To try and increase the coverage of this area, we conducted a four-day bird mapping trip to Kora National Park and its environs at the end of May. It was … Continue reading Bird Atlassing in Kora, Mwingi and Meru

Kenya Bird Map Expedition to the Mara region and Lake Victoria basin

In order to fill gaps in coverage, the Kenya Bird Map project regularly conducts bird mapping expeditions aimed at collecting data from as many pentads as possible. One such expedition was conducted on the 7th to 17th June 2018 (11 days) in south-western Kenya, where target areas in the greater Masai Mara, Trans Mara and … Continue reading Kenya Bird Map Expedition to the Mara region and Lake Victoria basin