Monthly Archives: June 2009

AN EVENING FOREST WALK

Last sunday we set out on a nature walk at Ngong Forest Sanctuary.We were escorting one our regular visitor,who always bring their two dogs for exercises in the forest as well as enjoying the forest breeze. Visitors walking in the forest We walked along different paths of the entire Winnie Duku trail, occasionally stopping to […]

Research On Bats Targeting Kibera Areas and Ngong Forest

Kibera is one of the biggest slums in the world forms a good place for research on human health. A team from National Museums Of Kenya and Centre For Tropical Diseases (CDC) are currently carrying out a research on a virus called Lyssaviruses (rabies viruses) which is a pathogenic found in Bats. Bats are in […]

Roseate Terns begnning to settle down

Just been to the cliff top to check how the terns are doing on Whale Island using the telescope and they’re piling onto the rock now, settling down along the bare edge and perching precariously on the leeward rim of the main rock just below the scrub. Glad to see they’re on there in force […]

Roseate & Sooty Terns return to Whale Island to breed

I’ve been checking from the end of our garden which overlooks Whale Island (a big advantage of having moved to this house earlier this year!) for several weeks now to see if the terns have arrived to breed there (Whale Island, that is – not the end of the garden!) as it’s around the time […]