Our logo is adapted from a painting by Phillip Dlamini, 1998, of a purple crested turaco. In traditional Swazi dress, the red feathers feature in the royal headdress, so this bird illustration is not only a symbol for wildlife conservation, but also of cultural heritage.
Eswatini is an excellent country for bird watching, with almost 500 species being found within the country. (See Eswatini's Birds - includes information on threatened species, an annotated checklist arranged by family, and distribution maps for each species.
Malolotja Nature Reserve offers a diverse range of highveld and middleveld species, including birds such as the blue swallow, bald ibis, striped flufftail, black rumped buttonquail and many other interesting species. (See Malolotja Birds.)
Hawane Nature Reserve, which includes Hawane vlei and Hawane Dam offers an opportunity to view some of the waterbirds found in the country.
Mantenga Nature Reserve is home to a variety of predominantly middleveld species. (See Mantenga Birds.)
Mlawula Nature Reserve is noteworthy for its high diversity of birdlife, including a number of species not found in the higher parts of the country. (See Mlawula Birds.)
Head Quarters: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
King Sobhuza II Park: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
National Museum: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
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Malolotja Nature Reserve: (+268) 2444 3241 / (+268) 2416 1480
Mantenga Nature Reserve and Swati Cultural Village: 2416 1151/1178
Mlawula Nature Reserve: (+268) 2383 8885 (Reception)
(+268) 2383 8453 (Senior Warden)
Magadzavane Lodge: (+268) 2343 5108/9