8. Bird Ringers of Kenya

A film by Michelle Donde

Catching birds in a net, capturing them by their necks and fastening a band around their legs may not sound so pleasant. But when conducted by the gentle and professional hands of the members of the Nairobi Ringing Group, it’s difficult not to stare in awe. This close-knit group has perfected the skill of bird ringing. A necessary practice that helps monitor migration of birds, health of an eco-system and manage bird populations, amongst other environmental factors. Delve into the intriguing world of bird ringing and banding in Kenya.