Standing out amongst the 25, 000 hectares of land, on your game drive or guided walk, you might also get a glimpse of:
- Ant-eating Chats
- Glossy Starlings
- Red-billed Oxpeckers
Birds of this region
These are a few special birds that we are privileged to see here. Specialist guides, who know the habits and habitats of these birds, will do their utmost to get you a sighting of these birds in their natural environment.
- Olive Bush Shrike (Ruddy form)
- White Backed Night Heron
- Black Harrier
- Denhams Bustard
- Narina Trogon
Whether you set out on a game drive, go on a guided walk or simply watch from your balcony, bird watching is such a relaxing activity. In order to get the most from your safari experience, we highly recommend that you come fully prepared with these items:
- Bird reference book
- Cameras and lenses
- Personal notebook
- Warm clothing
Our rangers are experts at navigating the Shamwari terrain and are readily available to answer any questions you may have. If there is a certain species you’re hoping to spot, or an area you wish to visit, chat to your coordinator to make arrangements.
We do suggest mentioning any special requests you may have when you make your booking. That way, we can advise you on the ideal time of year to visit, which lodge to stay at, and make any other arrangements that might be needed.
For a bird watching paradise and haven, book your 5-star luxury accommodation at Shamwari Game Reserve.