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Nairobi National Park Birdwatching Tours | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Kenya Birding Trips
Nairobi national park birdwatching day tours are half or full day birding trips from one of the Nairobi hotels. Nairobi game park bird tours are offered early in the morning to see the over 400 species of birds in the park. There are savannah birds, riverine birds, and forest birds. The driver bird guides will provide the binoculars and bird guide books to reference for birds.
Nairobi bird watching day trip starts at 0600hrs and ends at 1300hrs or a longer full day trip inclusive of lunch that ends at 1800hrs. The birds of Nairobi national park include Abyssinian thrush, Corncrake, Fischer's lovebird, Grey crowned crane, Hartlaub's bustard, Jackson's widowbird, Kori bustard, Lappet-faced vulture, Lesser kestrel, Martial eagle, Pallid harrier, Secretary bird, Sharpe's longclaw (NE), Sooty falcon, White-bellied bustard, White-headed vulture among others.
There are over 22 migratory bird species in Nairobi national park from north Africa and from Europe. The best time to go for birding in Nairobi national park is between November and April when the migratory birds from the north have migrated into the park from the winter in Europe.
A 1 day bird drive in Nairobi national park starts from the main gate and explores the dry forest birds to the north west of the park and later drops into the savannah grasslands to see the seed eaters and the bustards, ostriches and secretary birds. The drive down to river Mbagathi and the Athi dam will also show you the riverine forest birds in the park.
Bird guides are available and will be included in the price of a Nairobi national park birdwatching tour.
Nairobi National Park Birdwatching Tour Itinerary
5:50am: Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi.
6:00am: Arrive at the park and start your nairobi bird drive looking out for birds in the dry forest.
8:00am: Descend into the savannah grassland and look out for the birds in this ecosystem.
10:00am: Drop further to river Mbagathi for a guided walk near the river and see what birds you can see on the green riverine forest around the river.
12:30pm: Depart the park with enroute bird watching drive to exit at the Main gate.
1:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi hotel after end of Nairobi game park bird watch.
End of Tour.
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