Wildlife Pictures Online logo

Wildebeest Massing on the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

Custom Search
Wildebeest massing on the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania Caption: Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) massing on the golden plains of Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.  © Scotch Macaskill

Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mk II; Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM; Focal Length: 400mm; Aperture: f/5.6; Shutter Speed: 1/125; ISO: 400

Location: Serengeti National Park, stretching from Kenya in the north to Lake Victoria in the west, covers a massive 15,000 sq km (5,790 sq miles). It is Tanzania's oldest and most famous park and was named a World Heritage Site in 1978.

Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and GrantÂ’s gazelle.

As enduring as the game-viewing is, it is the liberating sense of space that characterises the Serengeti Plains, stretching across sunburnt savannah to a shimmering golden horizon at the end of the earth.

Permitted Uses: See Terms of Use.

Back to Wildebeest Pictures

Home /  Blog /  About  /  Contact

Contact Details: Scotch Macaskill, Dirt Road Traders, Currys Post Road, Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Tel: +27 (0)82 578 2329. Privacy: Your privacy is guaranteed. See our Privacy Policy for more. This site accepts advertising and other forms of compensation - see Disclosure and Advertising for details. Site updated: October 2016. Copyright © 2002 - 2016 Scotch Macaskill

+Scotch Macaskill } }