Lion and Hyenas are often seen. Leopards are common in the riparian forest and the best time to see them is on a night game drive or early morning game drive. Wild Dogs occasionally pass through the reserve – always a fantastic sight. Black backed and Side Striped Jackals are common in the concession.
With it varied habitats the Nxabega Concession supports a wide variety of birdlife. In the areas of permanent floodplains around Kanana you’ll see Squacco Herons, Yellow billed, Marabou and Open billed Storks, Cormorants and Egrets – including Black Egrets and Slaty Egrets. You may see Black Crakes as well as nesting Bee-Eaters and many different species of Kingfishers.
Raptors are well represented in the drier regions of the concession and you may see Tawny, Bateleur, Martial and Wahlberg’s Eagles.
You can enjoy water activities year round on your Okavango safari at the camps based on the deeper channels, as well as game drives, bush walks and fishing on catch and release basis.