Birds of Namibia
Introduction: The ashy flycatcher (Muscicapa caerulescens) is also known as the blue-grey flycatcher and is known to inhabit all woodland types except arid savannah. Occurring in pairs, small groups of around 6 are not uncommon.Distribution: Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip).
Diet: Darts from perch to catch insects aerially or to pick them from vegetation. Also eats beetles, moths, grasshoppers and caterpillars. Occasionally takes small fruits.Description: Bluish (caerulescens) grey upper parts, brownish-black flight feathers and a pale grey breast. Often heard singing in the morning.
Breeding: Males and females build a dry grass, rootlet and bark nest mainly in the morning. From 2 to 4 eggs are laid from October to January and incubated for around 14 days.
Size: 15cm. Weight: 16g.
3 Days - A self drive trip to the dunes at Sossusvlei
3 Days - Two nights in the coastal town of Swakopmund, this is the ideal get-away for those living or working in Windhoek. Includes a catamaran cruise on the Walvis Lagoon
4 Days - Elephants, rhino, zebra & giraffe are just some of the animals you can expect to see while you are in Etosha
8 Days - Etosha, Swakopmund & the dunes at Sossusvlei are the highlights of this trip
8 Days - Etosha, Erongo Mountains and Sossusvlei
10 Days - Waterberg, Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei
10 Days - Botswana & Namibia combination self drive - includes Etosha Park and a mokoro trip in the Okavango Delta
12 Days - Okonjima Bush Camp, Etosha, Damaraland, Erongo Mountains, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
14 Days - Okonjima, Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Klein Aus & Kalahari Desert
20 Days - Visits all the best Namibia has to offer including Okonjima, Etosha, Damaraland, elephant tracking, the Erongo Mountains, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Klein Aus Vista, Fish River Canyon & Kalahari Deserts
21 Days - Visits the highlights of Central and Northern Namibia, the Zambezi region (formerly Caprivi), Vic Falls & the Okavango Delta in Botswana
24 Days - As you would expect from our longest self drive safari, it visits most of Namibia including Owamboland & Kaokoland - two areas which seldom appear on trips through the country