african wattled lapwing
Birds of Namibia
Diet: Eats mainly insects including termites, locusts and grasshoppers, crickets and caterpillars, worms and some grass seeds.
Description: Large plovers with rounded wings and contrasting black and white rumps, white wing bars and fleshy wattles, hence the name.
Breeding: Nests are a shallow depression in the ground lined with roots, pebbles and dry dung. Usually 2 to 5 eggs are laid between July and December. African wattled lapwings will remain as a family until the following breeding season.
Size: 35g. Weight: 250g.
Situated on the banks of the river (hence the name) in Rundu
Close to the Popa Falls, this rest camp offers very basic accommodation
On a beautiful plot of indigenous plants and trees overlooking the river