Nairobi N. Park Birding

 Nairobi National Park,

Oldest Park in Kenya over 60 years old and only 10km from the Capital City, with a size of 117kmsq , 1500 to 1700 metres above  sea level, More than 500 Bird species have been recorded in the park, The Park is has many different Habitats, each habitat contains various species of Birds, habitats are  as follows;( a)Acacia dominated woodland,Riverine& Scrub ,(b)Dams, Rivers and Wetlands,(c) Evergreen Forest (d)Gorges (e)Open Grasslands, The Park has four of the Big Five, Also the Herbivores have their own migration to plains adjacent to the Park. Checklist: Masaai Ostrich, Helmeted Guineafowl,Coqui Francolin, Harlequin Quail , White faced Whistling Duck, Spur winged Goose, Pygmy Falcon, Lanner Falcon, White backed,Ruppell’s,Egyptian,Lappet faced Vultures,Bateleur,Tawny Eagle, Martial, Long crested, Crowned Eagles,Kori,White bellied, Black bellied,Hartlaub’s Bustards, African Finfoot, Great Painted Snipe, Yellow throated Sandgrouse, Namaqua Dove, African Green Pigeon,Hartlaub’s Turaco, Jacobin & Levaillant’s  Cuckoos, Spotted Eagle Owl