Nata Bird Sanctuary, Nata

Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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 visited mid February and there were very few birds. The lake was still dry, but the road was full of water pools. It was impossible to pass with a normal car and our Landcruiser could just make...  more »
  • Although the entrance fee is quite stiff, if you look at the park with interested eyes, there is a lot to see and take in. Whilst the animals are limited to gnus, zebras, springbuck, and ostriches...  more »

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