The lake alone is home to more than 300 species of birds from herons, kingfishers and hamerkops through to the regal fish eagle and prehistoric-looking Maribu storks. Let us design you the perfect bird watching trip – whether on the lake – by motor boat or kayak, drifting around the craggy island-homes of 10s of 1000s of nesting swifts and cormorants, or perhaps roaming the rice paddy fields in search of rare bee eaters and barbets.
Rare birds particularly popular with twitchers include: the Papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus Sirin, Caruthers Cistacola, White winged warbler, Painted Snipe, African Moorhen, Avocet, Water thick-knee, Black Caucal, Purple Gallinule, North brown-throated weaver. Commonly spotted, but no less impressive are the mighty fish eagles, and pied and malachite kingfishers which teem around the lake edge.
Have your binoculars at the ready and listen, watch and enjoy as our ornithological experts take you around pointing out all the feathered inhabitants and wildlife.
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