The April 2012 Nairobi National Park game counts were held on 1st April 2012 and the following game was observed and recorded. The total for each species include young ones, sub-adults and adults males and females:
Buffalo 156, Bushbuck 14, Black Rhino 14, White Rhino 11, Grants Gazelle 49, Masaai Giraffe 80, Coke’s Hartebeest 518, Waterbuck 27, Wildebeest 211, Warthog 25, Impala 768, Crocodile 1, Kori Bustard 1, Spotted Hyena 2, Dik Dik 16, Aardwolf 1, Bohor Reedbuck 5, Sykes Monkey 7, Kori Bustard 5, Heuglin’s Bustard 3, Ground Squirrel 1, Secretary Bird 3, Eland 87, Burchell’s Zebra 1082, T. Gazelle 149, Vervet Monkey 13, Ostrich 58, Lion 18, White B. Bustard 5, Helmeted G. Fowl 51, Silver backed Jackal 6, Baboons 71, Leopard 2, Grey Crowned Crane 4, Common Duiker 3, Rock Hyrax 4, Suni 9, Yellow Necked Spur-fowl 10, Hartlaub’s Bustard 2
Jagi Gakunju who has been participating in the game counts for more than 20 years now shared with us some of what he encountered both at the February and April game count in pictures:
FoNNaP together with the Nairobi National Park management extends its gratitude to all the participants present during the count. Your assistance and logistics made the entire exercise successful. We look forward to your continued support in future.
The next game count will be on 3rd June 2012 at 6.00 a.m. Interested participants are required to register with FoNNaP by 31st May 2012.