Thank you to our customers who have kindly shared the birds they saw during their visit with us, in and around the lodge. You can also download this list.

  • Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
  • Abyssinian Roller
  • African Golden Oriole
  • African Grey Woodpecker
  • African Hawk Eagle
  • African Jacana
  • Bearded Barbet
  • Beautiful Sunbird
  • Black Kite (Yellow-billed)
  • Black-bellied Bustard
  • Black-billed Wood Dove
  • Black-crowned Crane
  • Black-crowned Tchagra
  • Black-headed Lapwing
  • Black-headed Weaver
  • Black-rumped Waxbill
  • Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
  • Bronze-tailed Starling
  • Brown Babbler
  • Brown Snake-eagle
  • Bush Petronia
  • Caspian Tern
  • Cattle Egret
  • Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark
  • Chestnut-crowned Sparrow Weaver
  • Common Bulbul
  • Common House Martin
  • Common Whitethroat
  • Dark Chanting Goshawk
  • Double-spurred Francolin
  • Eurasian Marsh Harrier
  • European Bee-eater
  • Flappet Lark
  • Four-banded Sandgrouse
  • Garden Warbler
  • Grasshopper Buzzard
  • Great Cormorant
  • Great Egret
  • Greater Blue-eared Starling
  • Greater Honeyguide
  • Green Bee-eater
  • Green-backed Camaroptera
  • Grey Heron
  • Greyish Eagle Owl
  • Grey Kestrel
  • Grey-headed Kingfisher
  • Hammerkop
  • Helmeted Gunieafowl
  • House Sparrow
  • Intermediate Egret
  • Lesser Blue-eared Starling
  • Levaillant’s Cuckoo
  • Little Bee-eater
  • Little Weaver
  • Long-crested Eagle
  • Long-tailed Glossy Starling
  • Melodius Warbler
  • Montagu’s Harrier
  • Mottled Spinetail
  • Namaqua Dove
  • Northern Anteater Chat
  • Northern Grey-headed Sparrow
  • Northern Red Bishop
  • Northern Wheatear
  • Piapiac
  • Pied Crow
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Pin-tailed Whydah
  • Pink-backed Pelican
  • Purple Glossy Starling
  • Pygmy Sunbird
  • Red-billed Firefinch
  • Red-billed Quelea
  • Red-cheeked Cordonbleu
  • Red-chested Swallow
  • Red-eyed Dove
  • Red-necked Falcon
  • Rose-ringed Parakeet
  • Rufous-chested Swallow
  • Rufous-crowned Roller
  • Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin
  • Sahel Paradise Whydah
  • Savile’s Bustard
  • Scarlet-chested Sunbird
  • Senegal Coucal
  • Senegal Parrot
  • Slender-billed Gull
  • Speckled Pigeon
  • Splendid Sunbird
  • Squacco Heron
  • Striped Kingfisher
  • Subalpine Warbler
  • Tawny-flanked Prinia
  • Tree Pipit
  • Viellot’s Barbet
  • Village Indigo Bird
  • Vinaceous Dove
  • Vitelline Masked Weaver
  • Wahlberg’s Eagle
  • Wattled Lapwing
  • Western Olivaceous Warbler
  • Western Plantain-eater
  • Western Red-billed Hornbill
  • Western Reef-Heron
  • White-billed Buffalo Weaver
  • White-rumped Seedeater
  • Willow Warbler
  • Woodchat Shrike
  • Woolly-necked Stork
  • Yellow-billed Oxpecker
  • Yellow-billed Stork

We saw many birds with ease and close range from the bird viewing tower. It was lovely to have an evening drink there and meals whilst watching the birds and enjoying the scenery.

Christine Ford, UK

Photos courtesy of Walshykitty