Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by birdwatchers because the lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which boasts any where between one and two million lesser and greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae thriving in the lakes warm waters.
It is one of the few parks that have been specifically established (Gazetted) for the protection of birds specifically flamingoes, more than 450 species of birds have been recorded here.
The park has also been established for the protection of endangered species such as the rhino and is also home to Columbus monkeys, Leopards, Rhino, Giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope.Lake Nakuru is famous for its Pink Flamingoes and many other types of birds. There are also a number of animals in this park. Lake Nakuru is world famous for its Flamingoes. Come to the Rift Valley lake and see millions of Flamingoes as they feed and swim in the lake.