Monday, 24 August 2015

East Africa - Week 5

Uganda 16 August 2015 to 22 August 2015

I have not been able to upload photographs to my blog without wifi or decent band width but will add my photographs to my blog post as soon as I can.

The highlight of our fifth week, in Kenya was seeing Red-throated Tit at Swara Plains, my 4000th bird species.  It felt great as I’d done some tough birding over the last couple of years to see these birds.

Day 29 – Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Day 30 – Akagera National Park, Rwanda

Day 31 – Akagera National Park, Rwanda

Day 32 – Swara Plains, Kenya

Day 33 – Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

Day 34 -  Lake Baringo, Kenya

Day 35 – Lake Baringo, Kenya

As at the end of my fifth week, I had seen 252 species of in Kenya and 357 new lifers which was fantastic.

About the Writer

Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig on Scilly
Photograph taken by and copyright Chris Craig 

Mya-Rose Craig is a 13 year old young birder, conservationist, writer and speaker. She is based near Bristol and writes the successful Birdgirl Blog, with posts about birding and conservation from around the world. She is loved going Mountain Gorilla Trekking in East Africa and is looking forward to watching Penguins in Antarctica in December 2015, which will be her 7th continent. She has recently been listed with the singer songwriter George Ezra and actress Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones as one of Bristol's most influential young people. Please like her Birdgirl Facebook Page and follow her on Birdgirl Twitter

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