Sustainability Centre Eastern Africa & Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
Experience 200 km2 of awe-inspiring natural environment
The perfect combination of commercial livestock ranching and wildlife conservation
Lolldaiga Hills Ranch is a 200 km2 (49,000 acre) livestock ranch and wildlife conservancy. Located 20 km northwest of
Mount Kenya at an altitude of 1,700 – 2,300 m, the Ranch has outstanding views of Mount Kenya and the Aberdares. The Lolldaiga Range is an ancient land form, comprising of a series of magnificent high folding hills, cedar forests, open grassland and wooded
valleys. A well documented series of archaeological finds, cave paintings and burial mounds show
that the Lolldaiga Hills have been a treasured home since early mankind.
First record for Gadwall (Mareca strepera) on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch
A solitary adult female Gadwall (Mareca strepera) was observed at Baharini Dam, northern Lolldaiga Hills Ranch during December 2017.
Per Aronsson is a Swedish wildlife photographer who lives in Laikipia. He has an extensive knowledge of Laikipia’s fauna, particularly the birds. All of the photographs in this portfolio were taken on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch.