Early risers catch the worm at annual waterbird count in the Great Rift Valley

Above: Timothy Mwinami of National Museums of Kenya at 2021 Jan waterfowl count – Lake Baringo. Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: The East African Nation magazine Jan 6 – Feb 12 2021 The annual waterfowl count starts at the crack of dawn before the birds take advantage of the rising thermals to fly off for the […]

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On the Isles of Lake Baringo

A red rock in the sky startles me. It’s unblinking and huge compared to the rest of the constellations littered in the Milk Way. It’s Mars, the Red Planet at its brightest since 2003 and close to reaching directly opposite the sun in the Earth’s sky, giving us the closest view of Mars in 15 […]

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