A lonely acacia tree on the savanna and a storm brewing in the distance
Posts by Bo Sorensen:
Black-winged Stilt hunting in the salty Lake Magadi waters on a hot morning
Coming back from a taxing hike in the Aberdares rainforest we got a beautiful evening view of tea plantations in Tuthu.
A elephant herd in the tall grass of the Masai Mara savanna moving slowly toward us. Most of the time elephant herds will be moving sideways or away from you but today we are lucky and they’re coming right toward us.
The Manguyo falls are hidden deep inside the rugged Aberdares Mountain Range and it is a full day hike back and forth. You are trekking inside very dense Tropical high altitude rainforest with extremely steep ridges and valleys making the trek quite taxing. Once you reach the falls you are greeted with a magnificent view of the water cascading down between lush green rainforest.
Thousands of Wildebeests moving in a long caravan near the Mara river
One of the most famous 4WD rallies, the Kenyan Rhino Charge attracts entrants from all over the world. The Rhino Charge is the main contributor to the fence building around Kenya’s water towers thereby protecting critical habitat and water supplies for generations to come.
Around 3800 meters altitude after a long climb up elephant hill. Beautiful view down from the moorlands of the Aberdares mountain range
A pretty Egret hunting in the low tide waters at the south coast.
The sides of the Menegai Crater can be very steep at certain places so care has to be taken when traversing around the side walls
An example of a small lake fed by hot springs where the water is bubbling out of the ground below an escarpment. The water has been making its way deep in the underground picking up minerals and heat from the earth layers close to the magma. Due to the mineral rich waters the lakes are small oasis for a rich variety of birds.
The famous Shimoni Caves in Kwale district. Former slave holding den that was part of the East African slave trade controlled by the Sultan of of Zanzibar
Yellow-billed Stork traversing the mineral rich hot springs for small fish and other creatures that thrives in the waters. Near Nguruman Conservatory
Flamingoes feeding on the algae rich waters in one of the lakes created by the underground hot springs.
In one of the small lakes created by the hot mineralsprings that bubbles out of the ground near the Nguruman Escarpment you will find rich bird life including the mighty Marabou Stork. The specimen on the picture has a beautiful small top of fine white hair.
Usually a arid landscape at Lake Magadi but recent rain have turned the acacia trees green creating a stark contrast to the dry soil