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African yellow white-eye

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: African yellow white-eyes (Zosterops senegalensis) live in trees. They can be found in a selection of habitats that include evergreen forest, riverine thickets and wooded swamps, usually in the tree canopy. Small flocks of around 4 to 10 birds are common, which continually change throughout the day as individuals and pairs leave to join other flocks.

Distribution: Etosha National Park, Rundu, Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip), Kaudom Park. Very common in the Okavango Delta and Moremi Game Reserve.

Diet: Forages with brubrus, warblers and sunbirds for caterpillars, moths, berries and soft fruit. Probes Eucalyptus flowers for nectar.

Description: Yellow forehead and greenish yellow crown and ear coverts. Characteristic black stripe that extends from the base of the bill to the eye via the lores. Has a melodious, whistled warble.

Breeding: A cup-shaped nest consisting of dried grass and small twigs is bound by spider web. Usually 3 eggs are laid between August and November and incubated for 12 days.

Size: 12cm. Weight: 10g

Dunes & Wildlife

6 Days - A short tour including game viewing in the Etosha Park, a short visit to the sea-side town of Swakopmund and the massive dunes at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Windhoek-Windhoek

Desert Dream Tour

4 Days - The dunes at Sossusvlei & the Namib Naukluft Mountains are highlights. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Tour

4 Days - Get your game viewing fix in the Etosha National Park. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Express

3 Days - Short safari to Etosha Park. Windhoek-Swakopmund

Sossusvlei Express

3 Days - Short tour to Sossusvlei. Swakopmund - Windhoek

Sossusvlei Shuttle Tour

3 Days - Of all our short trips to Soussusvlei this tour offers the best value for money

Sossusvlei Shuttle Safari

3 Days - A very flexible trip to Sossusvlei. Choose between Swakopmund or Windhoek departures and finishes.

Namibia Tours