SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE
Samburu National Reserve is a rugged and semi-desert park located in Samburudistrict in the Rift Valley province of Kenya. The park neighbors the homes ofthe Samburu tribe of Kenya, a tribe known for their remote culture, pastoraland nomadic way of life
Available games (and chances of seeing )
The reserve is reach in wildlife with fame for abundance in rareNorthern specialist species such as the Grevy zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulatedgiraffe, gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (also referred as Samburu special). Thereserve is also popular with a minimum of 900 elephants. Large predators suchas the Lion, Leopard and Cheetah are an important attraction (Kamunyak themiracle lioness that adapted the baby Oryx is a resident in the reserve). Wilddog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area.Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Birds of the arid Northernbush country are augmented by a number of riverine forest species. Lesserkestrel and the Taita Falcon are species of global conservation concern andthey both utilize the reserve. Five species categorized as vulnerablehave recorded in the reserve. These are African darter, great egret,white-headed vulture, martial eagle and the yellow-billed ox-pecker. Criticallyendangered species under cities – pancake tortoise (malacochersus tornieri)is found in the reserve.