Ostrich
Serengeti, Tanzania

I never considered myself a “birder” – maybe a casual observer of birds, at the most.  3 weeks in Africa can change a person in many ways though.  My husband and I have seen many unique birds before in places like Costa Rica, but one afternoon in Aberdare National Park, at the foothills of Mt. Kenya, was the moment that, perhaps, reallly cemented our love of birds.  We also found a childrens book on birds of East Africa and decided it would be fun to find and log all the pictures of the birds we had and give them, along with the book, to our niece Maya.  The following are the birds we were able to capture on film, along with the location.

Larry and Sue Melander just sent me this picture of the Secretary Bird, which I didn’t have in my collection of shots – thanks you two!

Secretary Bird
Serengeti, Tanzania
photo credit goes to Larry Melander

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Common Bulbul
Aberdare Park, Kenya

Olive Thrush
Aberdare Park, Kenya

Yellow Weaver
Aberdare Park, Kenya

Egyptian Goose
Aberdare Park, Kenya

Yellow Billed Duck
Aberdare Park, Kenya

Blue Heron
Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Marabou Stork
Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Marabou Stork
Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Sacred Ibis
Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Great White Pelican
Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Yellow Billed Stork
Lake Manyara, Tanzania

Kori Bustard
Masai Mara, Kenya

American Fish Eagle
Masai Mara, Kenya

Superb Sterling
Masai Mara, Kenya

Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Masai Mara, Kenya

Van der Deckens Hornbill
Amboseli Park, Kenya

Bateleur Eagle,
Amboseli Park, Kenya

Verreaux’s Eagle Owl
Amboseli Park, Kenya

Lilac Breasted Roller
Amboseli Park, Kenya

African Hoopoe
Seregeti, Tanzania

Ostrich
Serengeti, Tanzania

Turkey Vulture
Serengeti, Tanzania

Ostrich, female
Serengeti, Tanzania

Flamingo
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Grey Crowned Crane
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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