Designated in 1990, Mudumu National Park comprises varied habitats including marshland, savannah, mopane and teak woodlands together with the Kwando River to the west. Typical wetland wildlife such as hippo, crocodile, buffalo, sitatunga and red lechwe can be found along with spotted-necked otter, elephant, roan antelope, zebra, kudu and impala. Birds are abundant with summer migrants including southern carmine bee-eater, copper sunbird, broad-tailed paradise whydah and pennant-winged nightjar. Residents include slaty egret, swamp boubou, brown firefinch and coppery-tailed coucal.
Highlights of Namibia
Mudumu National Park