Wildlife & Plants
Whistling Thorn Camp is located in one of East Africa's most diverse landscapes, with extremely high plant and bird diversity, and some of the largest elephant herds remaining today. Regarding birds of the region, there are over 450 species, with numerous threatened species. The globally threatened Lesser Kestrel is found here in considerable numbers, and Fisher's Lovebird, an endemic, is very common.
Check back here as we develop species lists from Whistling Thorn Camp.
For web resources, there is excellent information on the birds at www.birdlife.org.
For elephants, be sure to go to the Wildlife Conservation Socity's Tarangire Elephant Project website at http://www.wcs.org/tarangire