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.