List of some more special birds for the different places:
Water dam near Thika town:
Little stint, Open-billed stork, Yellow-billed duck, Red-billed duck, Reed cormorant, African spoonbill, Yellow-billed stork, Black crake, Pied kingfisher, Malachite kingfisher, Pygmy kingfisher, Eurpean bee-eater, Lesser Swamp warbler and others
Purple-crested Turaco, Eastern bearded scrub-robin, Black cuckoo-shrike, Brown-capped weaver, Collared sunbird, Amethyst sunbird, Black-backed puff-back, Sulphur-breasted bush-shrike, White-bellied tit, African Paradise flycatcher - dark and white morph, Augur buzzard, Sombre bulbul, Yellow-rumped tinkerbird, Red-fronted barbet, White-headed barbet, Spot-flanked barbet, Pallid honeyguide, Grey apalis, Red-capped Robin, Ayres’s hawk eagle, Martial eagle and others
Mt. Kenya region:
Grey-headed negrofinch, Thick-billed seedeater, Brown woodland warbler, Grey apalis, Chestnut-throated apalis, Black-throated apalis, Abbott's starling, Narina's trogon, Tawny flanked prinia, Northern double-collared sunbird, Silvery-cheeked hornbill, Crowned hornbill, Montane oriole, Mountain greenbul, Slender-billed greenbul, Brown-capped weaver, Great sparrowhawk, Hunters cisticola,Â Eastern bronze-naped pigeon, Hartlaub's turaco, Abyssinian ground thrush, Sharpe's starling, Verreaux eagle, Jacksons francolin, Red-fronted parrot, Ayres hawk-eagle, White-headed wood-hoopoe among others.
Donaldson-Smith sparrow-weaver, White-headed buffalo-weaver, Somali bunting, Grey wren-warbler, Nubian nightjar, Somali courser, Golden-breasted starling, Superb starling, Pygmy batis, Magpie Starling, Fischer's starling, Tiny cisticola, Vulturine and helmeted guineafowl, Golden pipit, Von der Deckens hornbill, Jackson’s hornbill, Fawn-coloured lark, Buff-crested bustard, Abyssinian scimitarbill, Red and Yellow barbet, Palm-nut vulture, Somali ostrich, Tawny eagle, Martial eagle, Ayers Hawk eagle, Pygmy falcon, Black-faced sandgrouse, Namaqua dove, Emerald-spotted wood-dove, White-bellied go-away bird, Great-spotted Cuckoo, Giant Eagle-owl, White-headed mousebird, Grey-headed Kingfisher, Little Bee-eater, Somali Bee-eater, Madagascar bee-eater, Blue-cheeked bee-eater, Yellow-throated longclaw, Little Rock thrush, Straw-tailed whydah, Cut-throat finch, Black-cheeked waxbill, Black-headed plover amongst many other Northern Kenya and widespread species. Recorded are around 400 species.
Black-saw-wings Jackson’s and Scaly Francolins, Red-fronted parrot, Olive pigeon, White-headed wood-hoopoe, Mountain greenbul, Crowned eagle, Ayres's hawk-eagle, Mountain buzzard, Doherty's bush-shrike, Rufous- breasted sparrowhawk, Golden-winged sunbird, Tacazze sunbird, Malachite sunbird, Hartlaub's Turaco, White-bellied and Yellow-crowned canary, Black-headed waxbill, Montane white-eye, Grey-capped warbler, Aberdare Cisticola, Hunter’s Cisticola, Alpine Chat and many more
Purple Heron, Goliath Heron, Night Heron, Little Bittern, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Intermediate Egret, Reed Cormorant, Pink-backed pelicans, Great white pelicans, Fish Eagle, Arrow-marked babbler, African jacana, White-browed robin chat, Red-headed weaver, Tropical boubou, Malachite kingfisher, White-headed barbet, Red-chested cuckoo, Scaly-throated honey guide, Black-lored babbler
Hell’s Gate National park:
Red-winged Starlings, Schalow’s Wheat-ear, dark and white morph Augur buzzard, Verreaux eagle, Rüppel’s griffon, Lanner falcon, Nyanza swift, Mottled swift, Verreaux eagle owl
Narina trogon, Guinea pigeon, White-breasted cormorant, Grey-crested helmet-shrike, Scarlet-chested sunbird, Coqui francolin, Long- crested eagle, Little rock thrush, Mocking cliff chat, Winding cisticola, Lanner falcon, Tawny eagle, Martial eagle, Augur buzzard, Lapped-faced vulture, Lesser and Greater flamingos, Garganey, Southern porchard, Northern shoveler, Spur-winged goose, Brown parrot amongst others. Along the lake shore are usually large numbers of Great white pelicans, Grey-headed gulls, Glossy ibis and waders.