Lilac-Breasted Roller

The lilac-breasted roller is the national bird of Kenya and is a common bird on the African savannah. Besides Kenya, it is quite common in Zimbabwe, Botswana, northeastern South Africa, and much of Namibia, excluding the Namib Desert. It is very colorful and actually has 8 different colors - green, white, black, yellow, turquoise, dark …

Vultures

Vultures are a common sight in Kenya. They play a very important role in cleaning up carion. Once the predators are finished eating their share, the vultures and hyenas move in to clean up the rest. When all is said and done, there is hardly a bone left as evidence that an animal had been …

A Mouthful

The pelicans in Amboseli were the biggest pelicans I've ever seen. This one had a massive fish in its bill. I don't know how it was able to swallow it. Maralee