The small kingdom of Swaziland records over 500 bird species. It has 48 species of raptors and 52 southern Africa endemics. Some of the world’s rare species of bird reside here, that is the blue swallow found in Malolotja nature reserve. Common bird species are cape vulture, cested guineafowl, blue crane, southern bald ibis, brown hooded kingfisher, knysna Turaco, African wattled lapwing, rudd’s apalis, and pink throated twin spot among others.

From the month of November to april, migratory birds have joined the resident birds and the number of birds in the country is thrilling. This is when birders spot numerous birds in Swaziland.