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With such a diversity of astonishing animals, big and small, calling Nambiti their home, this little fellow really knows how to stand out in the crowd! The Southern Tree Agama, quite often referred to as the blue-headed agama, has mesmerizing blue features, and can be...

No matter where you go on the Reserve, you are bound to run into these comical little characters scurrying through the landscape, creating dust clouds as they go along in search of food! Quite often overlooked, these remarkable fowl are an integral part of Mother...

When game viewing on the open grasslands, be on the lookout for this fascinating large bird of prey! Secretary birds are superior hunters, stomping through the vegetation, flushing out tasty morsels as they go. Prey such as insects, snakes (adders and cobras are favourites), small...

On the Reserve where awe-inspiring sights are plentiful, one memorable experience was watching these two gentlemanly giraffes "play fighting" for dominance and the right to breed with the most females. They used their long necks and heads as maces with grace and agility, trying to...

With Spring’s arrival on the Reserve and a noticeable increase in bird and wildlife activity, what a memorable experience it was to come across these two beautiful birds, frolicking on the water’s edge. Breeding pairs will engage in a ritual of flinging various objects in...

Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve is capturing monthly sightings of all our wildlife animals (big and small) on the game reserve. These images are taken by our lovely staff member Amanda Herselman. Our reserve  is steadily becoming one of the best private game reserves in...

Driving around Nambiti Reserve, you just never know what you will encounter along the way! What a pleasant surprise to meet up with this little fellow, the Black-backed Jackal. An ancient species with fossils found dating as far back as two and half million years...

August is a very exciting time on the Reserve! With wind sweeping across the countryside, the dense vegetation and grassland is significantly thinned out, exposing a myriad of amazing and wondrous wildlife activity, which would normally go unnoticed or be too difficult to see. An...

Where there’s wildlife, there are Oxpeckers! Their antics can make for an amusing sight, with them crawling around on the animal looking for a tasty tick or two, yet their relationship with the host animal is very important and beneficial to both parties. The oxpecker...

The hadeda is a common sight to all, and is part of the Ibis family. They can be found in vast areas from the bushveld to urban landscapes. However, in this instance, it was an exciting experience to see them joined by two of their...