Whales, Wildlife & Wilderness                                                                                                                                                 Pam & Wayne Osborn

Kenya - Birds

Malachite Kingfisher


Pied Kingfishers


Grey-headed Kingfisher

White-throated Bee-eaters

A woodpecker is in the background in the lower image.

Little Bee-eaters

Somali Bee-eater?

African Fish Eagle

Rookery - Lake Baringo

Black-headed Heron

Rookery - Lake Baringo

Great egret, purple heron and reed cormorants.

Great Egret Chick

Great Egrets

Rookery - Lake Baringo

Great egret and chicks, purple herons and reed cormorants.

African Darters & Chicks


Great Egret Chicks

Purple Heron Chicks

Purple Heron & Chicks

African Darter Fledgling

Cattle Egret

Black-headed Heron

African Jacana

Squacco Heron

Non-breeding plumage.

Goliath Heron

Hadeda Ibis

Egyptian Geese

Left Cardinal Woodpecker

Right Pearl-spotted Owl

African Hoopoe

Grey-crowned Cranes


Splendid Starling

Superb Starlings

Long-tailed Widowbird

Male in breeding plumage left and right. Female centre.


Buffalo Weaver

Red-billed Hornbill

Picking through elephant dung looking for recycled seeds.

Von der Decken's Hornbills

Male with a red beak and the female with a black beak.

Red-billed Hornbill

Southern Ground Hornbill


Males have the black plumage.

Red-and-yellow Barbet

Helmeted Guineafowl

Vulturine Guineafowl

Purple Roller

White-bellied Bustard (Korhaan)

Buff-crested Bustard (Korhaan)

Palm-nut Vulture

Martial Eagle

Juvenile Tawny Eagles

Tawny Eagle

Secretary Bird

Yellow-billed Stork

Clean-up Crew

Vultures and a marabou stork on the carcass of a wildebeest in the Masai Mara.

Lappet-faced Vulture

Marabou Storks

A Thankless Task

it's tough work but someones got to do it. These red-billed oxpeckers are cleaning parasites from a giraffe's behind in between ducking swipes from the tail.