Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve: A Photo Story of Wild Riches – Be On The Road


Beisa Oryx horns in perfect symmetry

Africa is the location to go for that ultimate wildlife knowledge. Whilst Maasai Mara, Kruger National Park, Okavango Delta, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Etosha National Park and Serengeti National Park are regarded the very best safari parks in Africa, there are so several lesser recognized areas exactly where one particular can have an certainly remarkable wildlife vacation.

Samburu National Reserve, situated in the northern component of Kenya is one particular such mesmerizing and wealthy wildlife zone in Eastern Africa. Not only does this location let you to see remarkable African wildlife, but it also makes it possible for you to knowledge one particular of Kenya’s colorful tribes. Typically, guests to Kenya discover Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Maasai Mara, Amboseli National Park and the country’s East Coast, but if you have some time on hand, head north towards Lake Turkana (close to the Somalia border) and enroute take a look at Samburu National Reserve for a landscape complete of wild riches.

From the large 5 to muscular antelopes and from colorful birds to dazzling primates, Samburu has it all. Right here is a photo story of the wild riches of this location from my final take a look at there. I hope these images give you tips for a surreal wildlife vacation to Kenya.

Above photo: The beautiful Beisa Oryx, a huge antelope, is large, has attractive stripes and has eye catching horns.

Eastern Yellow Billed Hornbill

Above photo: A Eastern yellow billed hornbill sitting on a fruit tree. These birds adore their fruits and are an necessary cog in sustaining the overall health of the forests.

A muscular gerenuk feeds while standing on its hind legs

Above photo: The gerenuk, a different huge and muscular antelope loves to stand on its hind legs to attain the juicy shoots on smaller desert shrubs and trees.

Beautiful Vulturine Guineafowl flapping its wings

Above photo: The cobalt blue Vulturine guineafowl is in my opinion one particular of the prettiest huge birds of Africa.

Elephants of Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: A smaller herd of African elephants in monochrome. Each the male and the female elephants have tusks as opposed to the Asian elephants exactly where only the males have tusks.

D'Arnaud's Barbet shining in the afternoon sun at Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The D’Arnaud’s barbet is a quite fairly bird that can be noticed in shrubs and bushes, in particular close to human civilization.

Kirk's Dik Dik - a very small antelope

Above photo: The Kirk’s Dik Dik is one particular of the smallest antelopes of Africa.

Crested Francolin

Above photo: The beautifully patterned crested francolin on the floor of the Samburu forest.

Leopard stares on into the woods

Above photo: The spotted leopard is could be maintaining an eye on its prey.

Reticulated Giraffe crosses the jeep track at Samburu National Reserve, North Kenya

Above photo: The reticulated giraffe (one particular of the three kinds of giraffe discovered in Kenya) crosses the jeep track.

Crested Bustard

Above photo: The crested bustard, a flightless bird discovered in drier regions of Kenya.

A large male olive baboon

Above photo: The antics of the normally rowdy and rough olive baboon.

Yellow-necked Spurfowl on top of a bush at Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The vividly colorful yellow necked spurfowl on prime of a smaller plant.

A mother and baby elephant at Samburu

Above photo: A female African elephant and her young one particular.

Superb Starling - a stunning bird common in Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The metallic blue Excellent Starling is excellent certainly!

Black Faced Vervet Monkey at Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The black faced velvet monkey chomping on some grass from the floor of the Samburu forest.

Grey Headed Kingfisher

Above photo: The grey headed kingfisher discovered close to the Ewaso Ngiro river inside Samburu National Reserve.

Impala - a very pretty antelope looking out for danger at Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The fairly Impala antelope seeking out for danger.

The sharp horns of Beisa Oryx

Above photo: You absolutely want to keep far away from the sharp horns of the Beisa Oryx antelope.

Grant's gazelle

Above photo: The Grant’s gazelle, one particular of the several kinds of antelopes noticed at Samburu National Reserve.

The Beautiful Grey-crowned Crane from the Samburu National Reserve

Above photo: The grey crowned crane, a different attractive bird discovered in Kenya.

Grey Headed Kingfisher and an elephant trunk in close action

Above photo: The grey headed kingfisher stays steady in spite of the elephant trunk disturbing the branches it is sitting on.

An elephant watches a safari vehicle go by

Above photo: The African elephant raises a trumpet warning contact upon strategy of a jeep.

A cheetah resting in the shade at Samburu

Above photo: A Cheetah lazily appears up from beneath a tree, exactly where it is taking its afternoon nap.

A Samburu lioness

Above photo: A lioness resting in the shade for the duration of mid day.

Martial Eagle

Above photo:
The Martian Eagle, a attractive raptor noticed at Samburu National Reserve.


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