Mangrove trees are quite an amazing plant as it grows directly in saltwater with strong tidal variation. In order to survive this hostile environment the Mangrove tree has barriers in the roots that filter out salt. Mangrove seeds float and it can therefore be dispersed over a large area of coast line.
In the Kenyan Rift Valley one of the large water bodies is lake Naivasha. Lake Naivasha is home to a large range of birds and animals that feed on the riches of the lake. Here a Fish eagle sitting on the shore line.
On the way up the Naromuru route to point Lenana, Batian and Nelion on the left and further up the Lewis Glacier will come into view.
Magnificent view in the direction of the Mackinder camp with Batian and Nelion on the right
In Nakuru park on a bright and sunny afternoon. Rhino grazing near a forest of acacia trees.
Carcass in a acacia tree in the middle of the savanna. Night time meal for a leopard.
A herd of zebras are blending into the tall grass this early morning just before the sun rising. The air is completely still and it is very quiet apart from a little noise from the zebras and some distant birds.
The hippo largely grazes at night, during the day it normally rest in the water although here a large group of well fed hippos are sleeping on the river bank of the Mara river. Looking quite relaxed and comfortable.
Hanging high in the sky a large group of Marabou storks circling in a updraft looking for the next meal.
Early morning the mist still hanging low to the ground with the sun just behind the horizon
These colorful Vulturine Guineafowl are insect and seed eating birds. Normally seen in the semi arid regions of Kenya.
This beautiful Buffalo looked right into the camera with soil, dirt covering the forehead and horns.
In the semi arid Northern Kenya a eastern yellow billed hornbill is perched high on a tree.
When a number of giraffes congregates it gives a image of slanted and tilted lines making for Interesting composition.
You don’t have to go far to see some wildlife in Nairobi. The picture was taken with a iPhone 6 at my work place.
A sun kissed morning and a beautiful Serval cat is sitting in the tall grass on the savanna.