3 Days Birding Trip Kenya

  • 3 Days Birding Trip Kenya


3 Days Birding Trip Kenya is one of the best birdwatching packages taking you to Nairobi national park and lake Naivasha national park to see over 500 bird species including the restricted-range Jackson’s widowbird, which breeds here regularly after good rains. Besides birding, you will encounter several wildlife such as lions, zebra, giraffe, Rhino, and more.

3 Days Birding Trip Kenya can be booked throughout the year, however, the best time to take up this trip is from November to April when the migrants from Europe and North Africa are present. More still, many species are always nesting during this period as it coincides with the breeding season. The spectacular Jackson’s widowbird is often seen from March to May.

3 Days Birding Trip Kenya highlight

  • Day 1: Bird Nairobi National Park
  • Day 2: Transfer and bird Lake Naivasha
  • Day 3: Birding Lake Oloiden

Day 1: Bird Nairobi National Park

Meet and greet our company representative and your birding guide for a 3 days birding trip in Kenya. Have a short breaking and set off for Nairobi national park bird-watching experiences. On your tour, look out for over 400 migratory and endemic bird species such as; Abyssinian thrush, Sharpe’s longclaw, Corncrake, Fischer’s lovebird, Shelley’s francolin, Grey-crowned crane, Hartlaub’s bustard, Jackson’s widowbird, Kori bustard, Lappet-faced vulture, mustached warbler, Lesser kestrel, Martial eagle, Pallid harrier, Pangani and yellow-throated longclaw Secretary bird, Sooty falcon, White-bellied bustard, White-headed vulture among others. Besides birds, you will see several animal species in Nairobi national park such as lions, cheetah, leopards, and hyenas.  Other large mammal species include buffalo, baboon, black rhino, eland, gazelle, hartebeest, impala, giraffe, hippopotamus, wildebeest, and waterbuck. Retire and drive to your booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Transfer and bird Lake Naivasha

Have an early morning cup of coffee and drive to Lake Naivasha via Limuru ponds to spot birds like; Maccoa duck, herons, Southern pochard, egrets, Northern shoveller, Red-knobbed coot, Moorhen, and more others.

Lake Naivasha national park is a great scenic national park located in the great rift valley; just 90kms away northwest of Nairobi. The park is one of the best birding sites in Kenya with over 400 bird species including globally threatened species, endangered species, rare species, migratory species, near threatened, endangered and critically endangered birds. Below is a list of bird species found in Lake Naivasha national park; Yellow-billed Duck, Little Grebe, Red-billed Duck, Northern Pintail, Southern Pochard, Greater Flamingo, Tufted Duck, Coqui Francolin, Maccoa Duck, Laughing Dove, Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove, Namaqua Dove, Nightjar, Lesser Moorhen, Eurasian Moorhen, Red-chested Cuckoo, Black Cuckoo, Common Cuckoo, Common Swift, African Crake, Nyanza Swift, Gray Crowned-Crane, Black-winged Stilt, Senegal Lapwing, Black-bellied Plover, Long-toed Lapwing, Crowned Lapwing, Lesser Sand-Plover, African Jacana, Greater Sand-Plover, Whimbrel, Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Snipe, Common Greenshank, African Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Gray-hooded Gull, Whiskered Tern, Black-headed Gull, African Skimmer, African Openbill, Yellow-billed Stork, Black Stork, Long-tailed Cormorant, Glossy Ibis, African Sacred Ibis, Hadada Ibis, Secretary bird, Eurasian Spoonbill, Osprey, African Spoonbill, Steppe Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle, African Fish-Eagle, Augur Buzzard, Grasshopper Buzzard, Crowned Hornbill, Malachite Kingfisher, Madagascar Bee-eater, European Bee-eater, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier among others.

After a birding trip to this amazing rift valley lake, drive to your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay at your booked lodge.

Day 3: Birding Lake Oloiden

Early breakfast and drive to Lake Oloiden for another exciting birdwatching tour in search for flamingos and other birds of lake Oloiden like; Black-winged Stilt, Long-toed Lapwing, Rock Pigeon, Speckled Pigeon, Mourning Collared-Dove, Blacksmith Lapwing, Spur-winged Lapwing, Crowned Lapwing, African Rail, Eurasian Moorhen, Red-knobbed Coot, Allen’s Gallinule, Kittlitz’s Plover, Goliath Heron, Purple Heron, Common Ringed Plover, Three-banded Plover, African Fish-Eagle, Common Buzzard, Augur Buzzard, African Jacana, Black-tailed Godwit among others. Have lunch and drive back to Nairobi international airport to end your 3 Days Birding Trip Kenya with lots of memories.

3 Days Birding Trip Kenya includes;

  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Meals
  • Drinking water

3 Days Birding Trip Kenya excludes;

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Personal items
  • The government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
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