Yabello Sanctuary

It was primarily established to protect Ethiopian Bush crow, White-tailed Swallow; and other wildlife of greatest significance.

Location: it is located in Borena Zone, some 550km south-east of Addis Ababa on the way to Moyale. The altitude ranges between 1000-1,500m asl. The area is situated within the coordinates of N10o45’ and E40o45’.

Rainfall: the area receives an average of 760mm rainfall annually.

Ecological zone: South-east lowland

Vegetation type: Savanna grassland and bush land
Major wildlife species:
Endemic mammal:
Swayne’s Hartebeest

Endemic birds: Ethiopian Bush crow, White-tailed Swallow, Degodi Lark, Sidamo longclawed Lark, Salvadori’s Serin and Yellow-throated Serin


Be sure that our travel was really enjoyable and we thank you a lot for the very nice organization and the well balancing of the tour. I promise you to travel back to Ethiopia in January 2015 for the Timkat festival in Lalibela and the Northern part. So, you can as soon as possible prepare our next tour! But as well balanced as the last one we did! Warm regards Véronique and Guy France, July 2013

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