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

African Spoonbill

The African spoonbill (Platalea alba) is a long-legged wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family. The species is widespread across Africa  including Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. It usually resides by shallow inland waters which is where we found it in Amboseli. This bird's habitat includes river banks, lake shores, marshes, plains, savannas, …