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Manguo swamp is a fresh wetland on the Nairobi-Naivasha Road, close to Limuru town. It holds a good number of water birds and is a regular spot to look for the elusive Moccoa Duck. The nearby Brackenhurst is renowned for its forest restoration project, and the birds really do enjoy the habitat. Join us for this thrilling birdwatching safari at Manguo Swamp and Brackenhurst!

Bird Highlights


Bronze Sunbird, Egyptian Goose, Glossy Ibis, Hottentot Teal, Highland rush warbler, Little Grebe, Maccoa Duck, Red-billed Teal, Southern Pochard, Yellow-billed Duck and White-backed Duck,



Augur Buzzard, Ayres's Hawk Eagle, Bar-tailed Trogon, Blue-headed coucal, Common Scimitarbill, Golden winged Sunbird, Grey Apalis,  Hartlaub's Turaco, Hunter's Cisticola, Kikuyu White-eye, Lemon Dove, Tacazze Sunbird, Malachite Sunbird, and Olive Pigeon.


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Check out the top 10 best birds to spot in Kenya, written by The Kenyan Birder, our expert birdwatcher, HERE.

Kenya GUIDED birdwatching tours, birding trips, bird watching safari from nairobi. full day, one day, half day birding trip to MANGUO SWAMP AND BRACKENHURST. pick up from nairobi.

Kindly get in touch with us by clicking on the inquire button below for a quotation for the trip. Please specify the following details while sending the query to allow us give you an accurate quotation:

1) Number of birders

2) Nationality of each

3) Age

4) Date of travel

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