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PICTURED WADERS

• AVOCET, Pied
• COOT, Red-knobbed
• CRAKE, Black
• GODWIT, Black-tailed
• JACANA, African
• RUFF
• SANDPIPER, Common
• SANDPIPER, Marsh
• SANDPIPER, Wood
• SNIPE, Common
• STILT, Black-winged
• SWAMPHEN, Purple

WADERS WITHOUT PICTURES

• Crab-plover
• Curlew
• Dunlin
• Finfoot, African
• Gallinule, Allen's
• Jacana, Lesser
• Knot, Red
• More Crakes
• More Godwits
• More Sandpipers
• More Snipes
• More Stints
• More Stilts
• Moorhens
• Oystercatcher,
   Eurasian

• Painted-snipe, Greater
• Phalaropes
• Rail, African Water
• Sanderling
• Shanks
• Turnstone, Ruddy
• Whimbrel


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PICTURES OF THE KENYAN BIRDS:
VARIOUS WADERS




Pied Avocet


Pied Avocet

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Amboseli in September '18


Scientific name: Recurvirostra avosetta

Dutch name: Kluut





BIRD SPECIES FOR WHICH WE DON'T HAVE A PICTURE YET

The list of Sandpipers, Stints, Shanks, Godwits, Stilts, Snipes and other waders of which we don't have a picture yet, is too lang to mention here. In case you have a good picture of any of these birds, we would appreciate if you could share your picture and we will put it in this gallery with your name below it.

In case you have a good picture of any of these birds, we would appreciate if you could
share your picture and we will put it in this gallery with your name below it.



Red-knobbed Coot


Red-knobbed Coot

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Naivasha in December '17


Scientific name: Fulica cristata

Dutch name: Knobbelmeerkoet






Black Crake


Black Crake

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in April '18


Scientific name: Amaurornis flavirostris

Dutch name: Zwarte porseleinhoen






Black-tailed Godwit


Black-tailed Godwit

Picture by Peter Huysman, taken in Naivasha in May '11


Scientific name: Limosa l. limosa

Dutch name: Grutto






African Jacana


African Jacana

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in the Amboseli NP in August '19


Scientific name: Actophilornis africanus

Dutch name: Lelieloper






Ruff


Ruff

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in the Amboseli NP in September '18


Scientific name: Philomachus pugnax

Dutch name: Kemphaan






Common Sandpiper


Common Sandpiper

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in December '19


Scientific name: Actitis hypoleucos

Dutch name: Oeverloper






Marsh Sandpiper


Marsh Sandpiper

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in December '17


Scientific name: Tringa stagnatilis

Dutch name: Poelruiter






Wood Sandpiper


Wood Sandpiper

Picture by Peter Huysman, taken in Nakuru NP in April '12


Scientific name: Tringa glareola

Dutch name: Bosruiter






Common Snipe


Common Snipe

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in February '19


Scientific name: Gallinago g. gallinago

Dutch name: Watersnip






Black-winged Stilt


Adult Black-winged Stilt

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Amboseli in June '19

Adult Black-winged Stilt


Scientific name: Himantopus h. himantopus

Dutch name: Steltkluut


Juvenile Black-winged Stilt

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Amboseli in December '18

Juvenile Black-winged Stilt







Purple Swamphen


Purple Swamphen

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Lake Baringo in May '19


Scientific name: Porphyrio porphyrio madagascariensis

Dutch name: Purperkoet