Wednesday Morning Birdwalks in Nairobi

Please observe Covid-19 protocols as needed: wear or bring masks and meet at designated venues. 

4th May, 2022 – Museum Grounds/Michuki Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am in the open space in front of the entrance to the museum galleries. 

11th May, 2022 – 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. 

18th May, 2022 – Museum Grounds/Michuki Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am in the open space in front of the entrance to the museum galleries. 

25th May, 2022 – Karen Blixen Museum. Meet at 8.30am in the Museum’s Car Park area. Directions: Coming from the city centre, take Ngong Road towards Karen. Turn left at Shell Petrol Station onto Karen Road. The Museum is about 1.5Kms after Karen Country Club. 

Sunday Birdwatch 

May 15th Sunday Bird Watch – Oloolua Nature Trail, Institute of Primate Research, Karen. Meet at 8.30am in the Nature Trail’s main entrance. Directions: Coming from the city centre, take Ngong Road towards Karen. Turn left at Shell Petrol Station onto Karen Road. The Nature Trail is about 500m after Karen Blixen Museum. There is an entrance fee of Ksh. 100 per adult and Ksh. 50 per child for Nature Kenya members (bring your membership card – soft or hard copy). 

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

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

Malindi Thursday Birdwalks 

5th May 2022 – White Elephant Restaurant. Meet at 4:00pm at the White Elephant Restaurant gate. 

12th May 2022 – Sabaki Bridge. Meet at 4:00pm at Sabaki point Moi village before crossing the Bridge. 

19th May 2022 – Mtangani via Light Academy. Meet at 4:00pm at the Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya membership office. 

26th May 2022 – Malindi Harbor. Meet at 4:00pm at the Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office. 

Malindi Saturday Morning Birding 28th May 2022- Gedi Ruins. Meet at 7:00am at Gedi Museum gate. 

For more information, contact Amina Simba at malindimembers@ naturekenya.org or aminasimba6@gmail.com or phone: 0725 223042. 

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 

Global Big Day – Saturday 14th May, 2022 

Big Days are a 24-hour opportunity to celebrate birds near and far. By taking part in May Big Day you’re also joining the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. Be a part of the global team, and help set a new record for birding. You can bird from home and still participate in May Big Day! 

In order to coordinate the birding effort in Kenya, if you plan to take part on 14 May, 2022, please send your name, contacts and birding location to Richard Kipng’eno at <news@naturekenya.org> or to Pete Steward on WhatsApp +44 7473 957279.