Above: Sidney Shema watching out for raptors on Kapiti Hill outside Nairobi
Sidney Shema started watching birds while in university in 2014. Since then he’s been hooked. And he’ll tell you why.
1. You love birding because?
I enjoy the challenge of recognizing different species of birds. And also the unexpected places they can turn up.
The fact that they can fly means that birds can show up in odd places far from their normal range. You never know quite what to expect.