Looking down from Baboon Cliff you can see why it is famous for its flamingos as the thick line of pink runs along the shoreline.
Lake Nakura sits in the south west of Kenya and is one of the many Rift Valley Lakes such as the Ethiopian lakes in my previous post.
But it’s when you get down to the lake edge that you really appreciate the beauty and number of the flamingos at Lake Nakuru.
Though the Flamingos are the main attraction as a RAMSAR site the birdlife is extensive. With:
And sitting by the Rhino’s ear the Oxpecker
The Oxpecker is the Rhino’s best mate. The bright eyed warning siren for the sleeping short sighted rhino. The Oxpecker keeps an eye out for the rhino’s predators as it feeds on the parasites in the Rhino’s hard hide.
The muddy shores of the lake is also a welcome home fpt Water Buffalo
In the forests surrounding the lake the are baboons;
and cute little Deseys.
Lake Nakura is about 160km WNW of Nairobi.
This visit was over 15 years ago and from what I have read the park has been enlarged. It certainly a place that stays in one’s mind.