Bird Atlassing in Zambia (12-28 October 2019)

The Kenya Bird Map is part of the greater African Bird Atlas, which covers the entire continent. Many parts of Africa are still poorly atlassed and we encourage our Kenya Bird Mappers to do some atlassing whenever they visit other countries, in order to help increase the Atlas' coverage. Abigail Church, a Kenyan atlasser, recently … Continue reading Bird Atlassing in Zambia (12-28 October 2019)

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

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