Accessible shoreline, and thus bird density, fluctuates throughout the year with water levels. Species that have been recorded in this area include White-breasted Cormorant, Yellow-billed Duck, Grey-headed Gull, Grey Heron, Red-billed Teal, African Darter, White-faced Whistling Duck, South African Shelduck, Little Egret, Pied Kingfisher, Reed Cormorant, Great Crested Grebe, Hamerkop, and Cape Shoveler.
Modimola (Setumo) Dam is a large waterbody and wetland area that hosts a good number of species that are not seen elsewhere in and around Mahikeng.
Access and facilities:
Situated on outskirts of Mahikeng: 25°51′36.20″S 25°31′22.80″E
Dam wall side can be accessed here: 25°51′36.20″S 25°31′22.80″E
Spotting scope is recommended. Informal network of tracks lead to and along the dam shoreline.
**Please be aware of your surroundings when birding here.