Animals & Birds
Large mammals are not abundant and with the exception
of the Buffalo, there are no threats in the park, making it a birders
paradise. Antelope abound, including large herds of the amphibious Kafue
lechwe (only found in Zambia), as well as blue wildebeest, kudu, oribi,
zebra and wildebeest. Bushbuck kudu, baboon, bush pig and vervet monkey
can be found predominately in the southern regions of the park.
At the Chunga Lagoon you’ll find the greater and lesser flamingo,
marabou stork, the pink backed and white pelicans, African skimmer,
Caspian tern, Baillon’s crake and the red knobbed coot...to name
Waders, sandpipers, and ducks abound along with over 50 species of
Other interesting sightings include the yellow throated sandgrouse,
narina trogon, and Denham’s bustard.