Great Migration Live Update – 06 August 2018

By Asilia Africa News | 06 August 2018

Migration Monday Update

The FIRST major river crossing on the Kenyan side has begun!

Approximately 2,000 wildebeest and zebra crossed the Mara Triangle at the Lookout crossing point on the weekend.

The Loita migration was seen coming from the Loita Plains through Olkinyei Conservancy, heading towards the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The herds are currently roamingtheNaboishoConservancy.

Credit: Ranger,Raphael Rotiken

Safari guide Ian Kiwelu captured the herds crossing point number 8 in the Mara River heading towards the Kenyan side.

Kevin was following the annual migration when he saw a large herd of the wildebeest roaming the Sand River.

Image by Kevin Zekai Liu

With the current rains dropping every evening for the last few days in the Masai Mara. Part of the migrating wildebeest herds moved north-west of the Lookout Hill, while another herd is migrating in the north-east of the Lookout Hill area.

Image by Onesmus Ole Irungu

Serengeti North Wilderness Camp safari guide,Raymond Henry spotted the great migration crossing the Mara River at Kogatende.

Image by Raymond Henry

There are huge crossings currently underwayat point number 4 in the Kogatende. The herds are crossing in the Northern Serengeti heading towards the Masai Mara.

Credit: Camp ranger, Frank Gabriel

Thank you to Herd Tracker for this week’s update!

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