Egyptian Goose

Egyptian Goose, photo © Michael Plagens

Heavily built duck with long legs. Shades of gray, brown and white. Red-brown patch about the eyes.

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White-backed Duck

Helmeted Guineafowl, photo © Michael Plagens

This is a diving duck, disappearing underwater as it forages. White feathers on back often concealed. Flanks are finely mottled brown, pink and white. Head brown with white around bill.

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Yellow-billed Duck

Yellow-billed Duck photo © Michael Plagens

Handsome gray dabbling duck with yellow bill. Inhabits shallow fresh water ponds and river edges.

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Cape Teal

Cape Teal photo © Michael Plagens

Dabbling Duck. Gray head is contrasted by the pink and black bill. Breast and belly speckled gray on white.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, Page created 16 January 2015,
updated 15 Sept. 2019.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya. I am a novice exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I learn about them I am teaching myself. If I make errors I expect that a kind person will let me know so that I can make corrections.