Who This Site Is For

This is a photographic blog and info website for people interested in the birds of Africa and birding in Africa, with the main focus being on East Africa.

Who It's By

The site is by Sidney Shema, an ornithologist and freelance birding guide based in Kenya.

About ShotsByShema

Work With Shema

Shema offers his ornithological services for birding tours, bird research, and other bird-related projects on a freelance basis to both companies/organizations and individuals/private groups.

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  • The Avifauna of Kenya (Video)

    The Avifauna of Kenya (Video)

    Kenya is one of the top birding destinations worldwide. And for good reason. With 10% of the world's bird species having made it onto Kenya's bird list, and many of...

    The Avifauna of Kenya (Video)

    Kenya is one of the top birding destinations worldwide. And for good reason. With 10% of the world's bird species having made it onto Kenya's bird list, and many of...

  • Book Review: Fascinating Book On The Birds of Africa

    Book Review: Fascinating Book On The Birds of A...

    This book (Peacocks and Picathartes: Reflections on Africa's birdlife) by Rupert Watson has been nothing but a joy to read. Watson explains in the preface that it is a book...

    Book Review: Fascinating Book On The Birds of A...

    This book (Peacocks and Picathartes: Reflections on Africa's birdlife) by Rupert Watson has been nothing but a joy to read. Watson explains in the preface that it is a book...

  • The Migratory Birds of Africa

    The Migratory Birds of Africa

    Migratory birds are one of the greatest wonders of the natural world. They have inspired awe and wonder in human cultures globally for millennia. And for a long time, they...

    The Migratory Birds of Africa

    Migratory birds are one of the greatest wonders of the natural world. They have inspired awe and wonder in human cultures globally for millennia. And for a long time, they...

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