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blackcap

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Sightings of blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) are rare in Namibia, mainly because they are a non-breeder in the country. Their normal habitat is in woodland with thick undergrowth.

Distribution: Rare recordings only from Mwe Bay on the Skeleton Coast and on the Kavango River east of Rundu.

Diet: Not known.

Description: A small to medium-sized warbler with a medium tail and rather long wings for the size of the bird. Atricapilla is a Latin word for 'black-haired' meaning 'black-capped'. A rich, loud warble can last for up to 7 seconds.

Breeding: Extralimital.

Size: 13cm. Weight: 18g.

Taste of Namibia

6 Days - For those with tight time constraints this safari visits the two major destinations: Sossusvlei & Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Elephant & Rhino Tracking

4 days - An expertly guided safari through Damaraland in search of desert adapted elephant & rhino. Excellent choice for anyone wanting to add a specialist activity to their time in Namibia

Etosha Safari

3 Days - Short excursion to Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Mundulea Hiking Trip

3 or 4 Days - wonderful guided hiking trip - a never to be forgotten experience.

Tok Tokkie Walking Safari

3 Days - A well guided & informative walking trip in the Namib Desert.

Culture, Tradition and Wildlife Tour

3 Days - Cultural safari in the eastern Kalahari region. Visit the San / Bushman and Batswana people. Also included is a trip to a game farm where sightings of rhino and elephant are possible

Sossusvlei Camping Tour

3 Days - Budget safari option to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Safari

3 Days - Visit the sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Runs from Windhoek - Windhoek

Namibia Tours