The bird biodiversity within the Lamu district is vast, including the near threatened Southern Banded Snake-eagle and the endemic Fishers Turaco.
In addition the regionally threatened Saddle-billed Stork, African Crowned Eagle, the endemic Little Yellow Flycatcher and Scaly Babbler are all existent.
Other species: Mombasa Woodpecker, Chestnut-fronted Helmet-shrike, Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Forest Batis, Green-backed Twinspot, a number of Intra-African migrating birds including the Yellowbill, Broad-billed Roller, Red Capped Robin-chat.
Lamu Conservation Trust (LCT) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Eden Reforestation Projects in Lamu County, which will not only expand our existing tree-planting efforts, but begin the restoration of severely degraded mangrove forests along the coast.
Jul. 5, 2020
Dec. 11, 2018
After months of prolonged drought, Amu and beyond is underwater once again, thanks to the long-awaited heavy rains.
May. 18, 2018
The prolonged drought in Lamu is threatening the survival of many wild species including hippos, buffalo and lions. Wild animals have been forced to drink saline water from the Indian Ocean as natural watering holes rapidly dry out.
Mar. 21, 2017