Scientific Name : Redunca Arindinum
Weight : 80 kg (m), 70 kg (f)
Shoulder Height : 90 cm (m), 85 cm (f)
Breeding Season : Year round
Minimum Calibre : 243
Sometimes confused with its cousin, the mountain reedbuck. A common reedbuck is an enlarged version of a mountain reedbuck. They are redder in color and are different in the type of habitats they prefer. Common reedbuck are found in small family groups of 4-6 animals and are seldom found far from water.
Common reedbuck are seldom found far from water and love the marshy floodplain areas. Only the rams carry horns and a trophy common reedbuck horn’s should be at least 12” long with a good curve. SCI minimum for common reedbuck is 21 inches
Hunting common reedbuck in South Africa involves identifying an area that supports a large population. They are TOPS listed in the Eastern Cape and Free State but common reedbuck hunting permits can be obtained relatively easily.
The cost of hunting a common reedbuck is $1800.