Species Lists

A special feature of Madikwe lies in its unique location, a transition zone on the edges of the Kalahari, where a number of rare species occur naturally.

Mammals Checklist


As a result of Operation Phoenix, one of the largest relocation programmes of its kind, Madikwe Game Reserve has a diverse mammal population.

Mammal checklist

Bird ChecklistList


Over 350 species of birds have been recorded at Madikwe including many interesting raptors.

Listed here is a number species to look out for.

Bird checklist


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