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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Map of South Luangwa National Park, Zambia




South Luangwa National Park is one of the easier parks to get to if you consider a 6 hour bus ride followed by another 6 hour bus ride over extremely rough roads to be easy. South Luangwa is one of the places where you are able to do a walking safari, which is much more fun than the car safari.


Species Recorded (44)

Birds ( 34 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Black-headed Heron - Ardea melanocephala

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Hadada Ibis - Bostrychia hagedash
African Spoonbill - Platalea alba

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Little Sparrowhawk - Accipiter minullus
Martial Eagle - Polemaetus bellicosus

Guineafowl ( Numididae )
Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Three-banded Plover - Charadrius tricollaris
Blacksmith Plover - Vanellus armatus
Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
African Skimmer - Rynchops flavirostris

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Red-eyed Dove - Streptopelia semitorquata
African Green-Pigeon - Treron calvus
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove - Turtur chalcospilos

New World Parrots ( Psittacidae )
Lilian's Lovebird - Agapornis lilianae

Coucals ( Centropodidae )
White-browed Coucal - Centropus superciliosus

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl - Bubo lacteus

Sunbirds ( Nectariniidae )
Collared Sunbird - Hedydipna collaris

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Brown-hooded Kingfisher - Halcyon albiventris

Bee-eaters ( Meropidae )
Little Bee-eater - Merops pusillus

Hornbills ( Bucerotidae )
African Gray Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus
Pale-billed Hornbill - Lophoceros pallidirostris

Honeyguides ( Indicatoridae )
Greater Honeyguide - Indicator indicator

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Plain Martin - Riparia paludicola

Prinias and Apalis ( Cisticolidae )
Rattling Cisticola - Cisticola chiniana

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Arrow-marked Babbler - Turdoides jardineii

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Souza's Shrike - Lanius souzae

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Red-billed Oxpecker - Buphagus erythrorhynchus
Meves's Glossy-Starling - Lamprotornis mevesii

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Yellow-fronted Canary - Serinus mozambicus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Northern Gray-headed Sparrow - Passer griseus
Green-winged Pytilia - Pytilia melba

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