Trip reports

Trip reports

Download our Summer trip report including rarities like Dickinson’s Kestrel Summer Trip   and winter trip including bird netting in Murera with 20 winter guests including Nightingale. Winter trip

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Cape Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Cape Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis is found in habitats with rock crevices in which to escape from predators.

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Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes

Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes is one of our Northern Specials, a large flightless bird native to the Horn of Africa. It was previously considered a subspecies of the ostrich, but was identified as a distinct species in 2014. The skin of the neck and thighs of the Somali ostrich is grey-blue (rather than pinkish in […]

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Naked Mole Rat Heterocephalus glaber

Naked Mole Rat Heterocephalus glaber lives underground and you usually only see the teeths. Usually regarded as one of the ugliest animals but are incredible mammals. See this documentary made in Meru.

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Yellow baboon Ictonyx striatus

Yellow baboon ictonyx striatus

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Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis

Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis eats almost everything, here a Dik-dik. From National Geographic. We noticed that the ‘olive baboons’ of Meru NP exhibit some of the pelage traits of yellow baboon, and that the ‘yellow baboons’ of Kora NP and Mwingi NR exhibit some of the pelage traits of olive baboon. This is not […]

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Vervet Monkey Cercopithecus aethiops

Vervet Monkey Cercopithecus aethiops is common along the rivers.

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Sykes Monkey Cercopithecus mitis

Syke’s Monkey / Blue Monkey Cercopithecus mitis Our local entertainers, often playing in the trees around the pool

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Small-eared Greater Galago Otolemur garnetti

Northern Greater Galago Otolemur garnetti is found in Murera.

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Somali lesser galago Galago gallarum

Somali lesser galago Galago gallarum is newly discovered in Meru, see National Geographic

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