This reserve is a small island that occupies an area of about 1.7 square kilometers. Although there are not many mammals present, here you can find several species of migratory birds and other types of birds that live in the island, such as herons, ibis, among other aquatic birds.
If you are thinking of visiting this small island, be aware that the coldest months are July and August and the hottest month is March. This island is often flooded, as it is raining about 54 days a year.
It was established as an Integral Nature Reserve in 1973 and is about 8 kilometers south of Luanda.