‘Lolldaiga-Mukogodo-Ewaso N’yiro Important Bird and Biodiversity Area’ application submitted to Nature Kenya and BirdLife
Tom Butynski and Yvonne de Jong, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
On 1 September 2017, the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme submitted an application to Nature Kenya and BirdLife for recognition of the ‘Lolldaiga-Mukogodo-Ewaso N’yiro’ Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA).
Distributions in Uganda, Kenya, and north Tanzania of members of the Günther’s dik-dik Madoqua (guentheri) and Kirk’s dik-dik M. (kirkii) species groups, regions of sympatry, records of aberrant-coloured individuals, and comment on the validity of Hodson’s dik-dik M. (g.) hodsoni
De Jong, Y.A. & Butynski, T.M. 2017. Gnusletter 34: 11-20
Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
A flock of at least 20 knob-billed ducks Sarkidiornis melanotos was observed on 1 May 2017 at Dam Baharini, northern Lolldaiga Hills Ranch. This brings the total number of species on the Lolldaiga Hills Ranch Bird List to 383.
By Tom Butynski & Yvonne de Jong, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme
Eleven species have been added to the Lolldaiga Hills Ranch Bird List since July 2016.