Buffalo Springs National Reserve

National Reserve
Record Public

Description

This area is located in the Eastern province of Kenya, and includes mostly rolling plains. It is bordered to the north by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Samburu National Reserve.
In the area there are the following habitats: lowland rolling grasslands, shrublands, doum palms, springs of fresh clear water, lava terraces, streams, riverine forests, and riverine sandbanks.

Ornithological importance

In this area there is a record of at least 380 species. Highlight to the Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum), Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes), Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Von der Decken's Hornbill (Tockus deckeni), Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus), Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-weaver (Plocepasser donaldsoni), Shining Sunbird (Nectarinia habessinica), and Bristle-crowned Starling (Onychognathus salvadorii).

Geographic information

0.556256°, 37.601437°

Habitats

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Threats

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Land uses

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Conservation status

  • National Reserve
    • Reserva nacional de Buffalo Springs
      Yes
      100.00
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