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KENYA BIRDING TRIP REPORT

TRIP REPORT
KENYA

Start:12/10/2012
End:12/29/2012
Duration:20 days
#Species:517
#Endemics:18
#Heard Only:21

2012 Kenya Birding & Mammal Safari

CHECKLIST OF MAMMALS SEEN ON TOUR

 
Hyraxes & Dassies: Procaviidae

1Yellow-spotted Rock HyraxHeterohyrax bruceiLB

 
Elephants: Elephantidae

2African Bush ElephantLoxodonta africanaMM

 
Old World Monkeys: Cercopithecidae

3Syke's MonkeyCercopithecus albogularisKE,KF,NNP
4Red-tailed MonkeyCercopithecus ascaniusKF
5Vervet MonkeyChlorocebus pygerythrusGF,KF,LNAI
LNK,NNP
6Olive BaboonPapio anubisKML,LNK,MM
NNP
7Mantled GuerezaColobus guerezaGF,KF,LNAI

 
Squirrels, Chipmunks, & Marmots: Sciuridae

8Ochre Bush SquirrelParaxerus ochraceusGF,NNP

 
Rabbits & Hares: Leporidae

9Cape HareLepus capensisKML,LB
10Scrub HareLepus saxatilisKE

 
Flying Foxes: Pteropodidae

11African Straw-colored Fruit BatEidolon helvumXFER1

 
Cats: Felidae

12CheetahAcinonyx jubatusMM
13LionPanthera leoLNK,MM,NNP
14LeopardPanthera pardusKML,MM

 
Civets, Palm Civets: Viverridae

15Common GenetGenetta genettaKE

 
Mongooses: Herpestidae

16Egyptian MongooseHerpestes ichneumonKE
17Banded MongooseMungos mungoMM

 
Hyaenas, Aardwolf: Hyaenidae

18Spotted HyenaCrocuta crocutaKABER,MM

 
Dogs: Canidae

19Black-backed JackalCanis mesomelasMM

 
Horses, Zebras, & Donkeys: Equidae

20Plains ZebraEquus quaggaGF,KABER,LNK
MM,NNP

 
Rhinoceroses: Rhinocerotidae

21White RhinocerosCeratotherium simumLNK
22Black RhinocerosDiceros bicornisLNK,MM,NNP

 
Pigs: Suidae

23Common WarthogPhacochoerus africanusKE,MM,NNP

 
Hippos: Hippopotamidae

24Common HippopotamusHippopotamus amphibiusKML,LNAI,MM
NNP,XFER2

 
Giraffe, Okapi: Giraffidae

25GiraffeGiraffa camelopardalisKABER,KML
LNAI,LNK,MM
NNP

 
Cattle, Antelope, Sheep, etc.: Bovidae

26ImpalaAepyceros melampusKABER,LNK,MG
MM,NNP
27HartebeestAlcelaphus buselaphusMM,NNP
28Blue WildebeestConnochaetes taurinusMM
29TopiDamaliscus korrigumMM
30Thomson's GazelleEudorcas thomsoniiMM,NNP
31Grant's GazelleNanger grantiLNAI,LNK,MM
NNP
32SteenbokRaphicerus campestrisNNP
33African BuffaloSyncerus cafferKE,MM,NNP
34Common ElandTaurotragus oryxMM,NNP
35BushbuckTragelaphus scriptusKE,MM,NNP
36SitatungaTragelaphus spekiiSS
37Red DuikerCephalophus natalensisKE
38Bush DuikerSylvicapra grimmiaKE
39WaterbuckKobus ellipsiprymnusLNK,MM,NNP