Birding Updates

Wednesday Morning Birdwalks in Nairobi.

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

2nd November –  Manguo Pond, Limuru. Meet at 8.30am at Manguo Pond. Directions: Coming from the City Centre, take Nairobi – Nakuru Highway. Turn right a few metres after Limuru Bridge towards the wetland.

9th November –  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 November – Museum Grounds / Michuki Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am in the open space in front of the entrance to the museum galleries.

23rd November – City Park. Meet at 8.30 am at the parking near the Coca Cola Kiosk. Directions: Coming from the City centre, take Limuru Road past Aga Khan Hospital. Make a U-turn at Total Energies Petrol Station, Limuru Road. Drive back along Limuru Road and turn left onto City Park Road next to City Park Market.

30th November - 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.

20th November: Sunday Bird WatchKakuzi. Meet at the Kakuzi Main Entrance, at 8:30am. Directions: Drive along Thika Road past Kenol, turn left opposite Kakuzi Butchery / Kakuzi Timber Shop. Alternatively, take Muranga PSVs at Nyama Kima, Nairobi and alight at Kenol. From Kenol, take Makuyu PSVs and alight opposite Kakuzi Butchery / Kakuzi Timber Shop. Walk from there on the same side that you have alighted from Nairobi towards the main office.

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

Bird Ringing at Nairobi National Museum grounds usually takes place on Tuesday mornings. There will be no ringing in Nairobi National Museum Grounds from 15th November to 30th November, 2022.  Ringing will be taking place in Ngulia, Tsavo West National Park. Please confirm with Titus Imboma <Imbomati911@gmail.com> Phone 0721-649452.

Thursday Birdwalks in Malindi

3rd November – Malindi Museum Grounds. Meet at 4:00pm at the Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office

10th NovemberSabaki Bridge Meet at 4:00pm at the Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office (100/= Boda boda fare to and from)

17th November Malindi Airport Meet at 4:00 pm at the Malindi Airport Gate (Bring an ID card or passport)

24th November - Mtangani via Afya Hospital Meet at 4:00pm at Malindi Museum near Nature Kenya Membership Office (100/= Boda boda fare to and from)

26th November: Saturday Birdwatch - Gongoni, meet at the Malindi Museum at 7:00am. The bird walk is likely to last about 3 hours; Bring 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