Nechsar National Park
Nechsar National Park is located some 535 km South of Addis Ababa. It was established as a sanctuary for the endemic Swayne’s Hartebeest-endangered specie throughout Ethiopia. The park is situated in the Rift valley, 2000 meters above sea level between lakes Abaya and Chamo in south central Ethiopia. Although mainly open grassland, it also contains sparse areas of Savannah woodland and highland forest. Eight-four mammal species are found to live in the park, including Hippo, Zebra, Greater Kudu, Reedbuck, Grant's Gazelle, Defarssa Waterbuck, lion and also 343 species of bird species have been recorded in the parks.
Nechsar National Park is well known for its large number and variety of wildlife, species of endemic birds and natural beauty of the landscape. As an enthusiast you will find it a paradise and memorable when photographed.