The plains turn from green to tawny as Nairobi Park gradually dries out & the usual aridity replaces the moisture of an exceptional rainy season. The oceans of grass are setting seed, along with the trees & shrubs which make up this superb savannah park.
Plenty to eat for all the birds that have reproduced,probably twice since the Rains began 6 months ago…..
Water birds have enjoyed the season, such as these Egyptian geese.
Mother with plenty of goslings
Kori bustards are running out of habitat on the Athi Plains, but they still have the park:these female has successfully raised 2 young-great news for the future of the world’s heaviest flying bird!
A Secretary bird feeds it’s young:there are several breeding pairs in Nairobi National Park.