01o07´S/36o38´E N/A ha m, swamp
Birding Site Guide
Not far from Manguo Swamp is Limuru Swamp. This swamp is not on the Nairobi-Naivasha highway, but you need to drive through Limuru town after which you come to the swamp. Here you get to see species like Black-winged Stilt, Red-billed Teal, Sacred / Hadada Ibis, Little Stint (Aug-May), Ruff (Aug-May), Green Sandpiper (Aug-early April), Wood Sandpiper (Aug-early May) and Bronze / Golden-winged Sunbird.
Other species include Hottentot Teal, Blacksmith Plover, Three-banded Plover, Plain (African Sand) Martin and Black Crake.
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Author: Shailesh Kumar Patel