Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti National Park involves about 1.5 million wildebeest and large number of zebra, gazelles, eland and impalas. The movement of the animals in pattern which is fairly predictable. This movement is triggered by rainfalls following fresh shoots and better quality water. In Serengeti National Park the migration of wildebeest is entirely dependent upon the rainfall pattern as it shown below
Wildebeest Migration in Maasai Mara
During September and October the migration is in Maasai Mara Game Reserve. At the end of October it start moving to the south crossing river mara to Loliondo and lobo area in Serengeti National Park. The movement of the migration is for the search of green pastures and water.