January 2018 Waterbird Counts: Calling all Volunteers

Nature Kenya, the Ornithology Section of the National Museums of Kenya and Kenya Wildlife Service invite volunteers to participate in the 2018 African waterbird counts. Register by filling a Volunteer Registration Form, available from the Ornithology Section or by e-mail from: Oliver Nasirwa <onasirwa@museums.or.ke>

Volunteers with bird identification and waterbird counting experience or with 4WD vehicles will be given priority. Meals will be provided and we will be sleeping in tents.

Provisional Schedule:

  • Lake Bogoria                       Jan   5th  – 6th
  • Lake Nakuru                       Jan   7th
  • Lake Elmenteita                 Jan 12th – 13th
  • Lake Naivasha                    Jan 14th
  • Lake Ol Bolossat                Jan 20th – 21st
  • Lake Magadi                       Jan 27th – 28th

Nairobi and environs (to be conducted during Wednesday birdwalks and Sunday Birdwatch)

  • Limuru/Manguo                   Jan   3rd
  • Paradise Lost / Gigiri           Jan 10th
  • Nairobi National Park/  Lang’ata wetlands   Jan 17th
  • Thika Sewage ponds             Jan 21st
  • Dandora Sewage Works      Jan 24th
  • Kenyatta University,  Sukari Dam      Jan 31st