BIRDING BOTSWANA
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Last updated: 23 August, 2013
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The northern wetlands are the best places in Africa to see the near-endemic Slaty Egrets, the endangered Wattled Cranes and the huge Pel’s Fishing Owls and harbour an unrivalled selection of herons, storks and otherr egrets.
Spectacular aquatic scenery in the Okavango region,
pristine savannas, forests and Kalahari landscapes
According to the areas visited, birding is conducted:

-in customised 4x4 safari vehicles
-on foot
-by canoe
-by power-boat.
A wide range of accommodation and camping options:
from luxury, fly-in camps or lodges to simple bush campsites
The very high probability of seeing plenty of big game whilst birding:
the top birding areas in northern Botswana are in game country
The services of specialist birding guides
Many  bird “specials” (see list in this website), including an exciting array of aquatic and terrestrial
species.
Botswana has an enviable reputation as being Africa’s most democratic state, and is considered to be one of the continent’s safest destinations.
Botswana’s special birding features:
Superb birding in Africa’s greatest wilderness areas:

- the world-famous Okavango Delta, southern Africa’s finest wetland
- the fabulously bird-rich Chobe River Front in Kasane,
Chobe National Park and surrounding forests
- the Kalahari Desert and Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
- Africa’s largest reserve, vast 52 000 km² Central Kalahari Game Reserve
From the world’s biggest bird (the Ostrich) to the heaviest flying bird (the Kori Bustard) to the most numerous of all birds (the Red-billed Quelea), Botswana has a truly impressive variety and quantity of bird species.
Botswana offers
some of Africa’s
finest birding
Birding Botswana
is a mobile safari operation
specialising in birding
Birding alert - Lake Ngami - great ornithological spectacle!
Angola Swallow in Botswana!