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Flamingo Migration Leads To Tourism “Boom” at Lake Bogoria

May 22, 2017 |

This article was originally published on Business Daily

“More than 800,000 flamingoes have migrated to Lake Bogoria as Baringo County enjoys a tourism boom during its high season. James Kimaru, the game warden at the reserve, says the spectacle was attracting tourists from far and wide coupled with the hot springs at the lake.

…“The birds stretch for miles, creating a wildlife experience unlike any other. Upwards of 1.5 million of these birds can be at 36-square kilometre at one time,” said Mr Kimaru. He said that the number of flamingoes that go to Lake Bogoria every year varies, depending on the amount of food and water level. Heavy rainfall, for example, can keep them away…”

Read on at: Business Daily.

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