Last updated: 22 August, 2012
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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 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:
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.
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