Kijongo News

Starfish

Posted by Karl on Tue November 8, 2022 in Kijongo Garden & Beach Life.

Beachcombing in front of Kijongo Bay Resort, you never know what you might find.

We came across quite a few brightly coloured starfish, and wanted to know more about these strange creatures, which we thought we would share with you.

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Sunbird Diet

Posted by Karl on Tue October 4, 2022 in Kijongo Bay Bird Life.

Did you know that sunbirds are omnivorous?

A sunbirds' diet is made up primarily of nectar, around 95%. They will, however, sometimes eat fruit and arthropods (insects and spiders).

Sunbirds need to feed almost continually during the day to meet their high metabolic needs..

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Pollinators at Kijongo

Posted by Karl on Thu September 8, 2022 in Kijongo Garden & Beach Life.

Pollen is how plants reproduce, as pollinators move from flower to flower, they deposit the collected pollen from flower to flower, basically allowing the plants to mate.

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Butterfly Life Cycle

Posted by Karl on Sun August 7, 2022 in Kijongo Garden & Beach Life.

A butterfly has a four stage life cycle, a process called metamorphosis. Metamorphosis is a Greek word that basically translates to transformation or total change in shape.

Butterflies, moths, flies, bees, and beetles all undergo a similar complete metamorphosis.

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Butterflies of Kijongo Bay Resort

Posted by Karl on Tue July 12, 2022 in Kijongo Garden & Beach Life.

July, is that time of year, when Kijongo Bay Resort gardens’ come alive with butterflies. So many different species are found in the gardens, that we are still counting and trying to identify them.

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