Nata Bird Sanctuary, Nata

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#6 of 12 in Things to do in Central District
Africa's largest breeding ground of lesser and greater flamingos, Nata Bird Sanctuary is home to 165 bird species, some game, and other wildlife. The sanctuary started off as a community-managed project in 1988. Its international importance was soon recognized by the Kalahari Conservation Society, which contributed significant funds and engaged locals to relocate their cattle and build a network of dirt tracks. The front desk offers guides with a bird list that you can pick up before hopping on an all-terrain vehicle and exploring the sanctuary grounds. Look for long-beaked pelicans, eagles, kingfishers, and blue-cheeked bee-eaters. Take a look at our Nata online journey planner to schedule your visit to Nata Bird Sanctuary and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We have not seen much. It was a big dissappointment. The thing that was most impressive was the sunset in the dry river bed.  more »
  • Although it is called a bird sanctuary there were no flamingo or pelicans there at the end of the dry season. We saw pelicans at the Makgadigadi National Park. The salt pans are amazing and the sunset...  more »
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