The Kaza is home to a remarkable diversity of birdlife, with over 600 species of birds recorded in the region. The area's rich array of habitats, including rivers, wetlands, grasslands, and woodlands, provide ideal conditions for a wide range of bird species.
Some of the most notable bird species:
African fish eagle - a majestic bird of prey that is often seen soaring over rivers and waterways in search of fish.
Carmine bee-eater - a brightly colored bird that feeds on bees and other insects and is often seen in large flocks nesting in riverbanks.
Saddle-billed stork - a striking bird with black and white plumage and a brightly colored bill that feeds on fish and other aquatic prey.
Pel's fishing owl - a large and elusive bird of prey that feeds on fish and is often seen hunting at night along riverbanks.
Southern ground hornbill - a large and distinctive bird with black and white plumage and a red throat pouch, which feeds on insects, small mammals, and reptiles.
Kori bustard - a large terrestrial bird that is known for its elaborate courtship displays and can often be seen strutting across the grasslands.
Wattled crane - a critically endangered bird that is one of the tallest and most striking of all cranes, with a distinctive red crown and long, dangling wattles.