Birding Updates

 Wednesday Morning Birdwalks in Nairobi.

5th June – City Park. Meet at 8.30 am at the parking near the Coca Cola Kiosk. Directions: The entrance is on Limuru Road, opposite Aga Khan Hospital and next to City Park Market. Currently there are road works on that part of Limuru Road, so proceed carefully. There is a parking fee of Ksh.300 for those with cars, payable via Mpesa.

 12th June Museum Grounds / Michuki Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am in the open space in front of the entrance to the museum galleries.

19th June – Manguo Pond, Limuru. Meet at 8.30am at Manguo Pond, off the upper Nairobi-Naivasha Road, just past the flyover to Limuru.

26th June –– Paradise Lost. Meet at Paradise Lost Main Gate at 8:30 am. Directions: Take Kiambu Road. Turn Left at Paradise Lost junction in Thindigua after Runda Greens before Quick Mart Supermarket. Turn right at Kencom Apartments just after Kasarini Primary School. It’s about 500m to the main gate. Thanks to the management for welcoming the birdwalk.

16th June. Sunday Birdwatch – Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site. Meet at 8.30am in the Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site’s Car Park area. It’s about 90 kms southwest of Nairobi on Magadi Road. Directions: Coming from the city centre, take Langata Road to Magadi Road. After Ongata Rongai and Kiserian, you will reach the edge of the Rift Valley and travel down many steep hills. The Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site’s signpost is on the left after Tinga (Ol Tepesi) Shopping Centre.

For public means, take Kiserian matatus at Railways bus stage in Nairobi. From Kiserian, take Magadi matatus.

If you have questions, please write < news@naturekenya.org> or phone 0780-149200.

Bird Ringing at Nairobi National Museum grounds usually take place on Tuesday mornings, sometimes on Thursdays. Please confirm with Titus Imboma <Imbomati911@gmail.com> Phone 0721-649452.

Thursday Birdwalks in Malindi

Please note that all of the Thursday bird walks will be early in the morning at 7:00am

 6th June – Mtangani via Light International School. Meet up at 7:00am at Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office. The bird walk will take 2-3 hours.

13th June – Mayungu. Meet at 7:00am at Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office. The bird walk will take 2 to 3 hours.

20th June – Malindi Museum Ground and Seafront. Meet at 7:00am at the Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office. The bird walk is likely to take 2 hours.

27th JuneThe Hanging Garden of Malindi, courtesy of Mr. Nick. We thank him for welcoming the bird walk. Meet at 7:00 am at Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office, The bird watch is likely to last 2 hours.

29th June. Saturday Birdwatch –Kibaoni . Nature Kenya Reserve, Dakatcha Woodland. Thanks to the Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group for welcoming the walk.

Meet at 6:30am at Malindi Museum. For those with transport, the drive will take about one hour, all on tarmac until the entrance road. Please note that we also have space for 6 people only. To book a place, reach out to us before 21st June  through: malindimembers@naturekenya.org

Carry your identity card (ID) or passport. It will be a half a day trip, bring snacks and drinking water.

For more information, email: malindimembers@naturekenya.org or phone 0725223042.

 Mombasa Birdwalks are held the 3rd Saturday of each month. To check meeting time and place, check Facebook page:

<https://www.facebook.com/groups/FFJmombasa/>

Or contact:  Taibali Hamzali <thamzali@gmail.com> / 0733-980540

or Kelvin Mazera <klvnrua@yahoo.com> / 0720-928783