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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...

You may not see them, but they always see you. They come in all shapes, sizes and species and will stare at you, either out of curiosity or trying to figure out whether they should feel threatened or not. Always respect the animal's space and...

After the flames have gone, all we see is a burnt patch of grass, but look again! It holds a treasure trove of goodies that wildlife, especially birds, cannot resist. What an amazing sight to see all these interesting birds and animals, scurrying around looking...

Visitors to the Main office come in all shapes and sizes, with a late afternoon visit from these two big boys, feasting on the succulent Acacia trees surrounding the carpark. Elephants, mother nature’s landscapers, will push their way through dense bush and break trees, as...