Kakamega Forest is a tropical rainforest situated in the Lake Victoria basin, located in the Western Province of Kenya, North West of the capital Nairobi, and near to the border with Uganda. It is Kenya's only tropical rainforest and is said to be Kenya's last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent.
The park offers unique wildlife and scenic beauty For bird and butterfly watchers. The park also supports more than 350 species of trees and 7 primate species including the endangered DeBrazza monkey, black and white colobus monkey and vervet monkey. The Potto (the world's slowest mammal on earth), duikers and Dik diks are also found in Kakamega Forest National Reserve.
Over 280 bird species
Over 250 species of butterflies
About 24 of amphibians
Massive trees, vegetation and view points
27 species of snakes
Home to Debrazza monkey and other primates
Forest and Self-Guided nature walks
The goal of this app is to create an awareness of the existing Biodiversity Species at Kakamega Rain Forest with an aim of protecting and conserving the existing biodiversity ecosystem.
Bearing in mind that it’s the last remnant of the ancient Guineo-Congolian rainforest that once spanned the continent
Biodeversity Species Data => GEOSS Portal
About Kakamega Rainforest => Kenya Wildlife Service and Kakamega Rain Forest Websites
Incase you encounter any Errors or Ommissions in this application, kindly send an email at the following address:
Michael Ngugi Kimani