Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Collared pratincoles (Glareola pratincola) inhabit meadows, sandbanks, grassy floodplains, ploughed fields, mudflats near water including coastal lakes, large rivers, dams and pans.
Diet: Eats mainly insects especially locusts and grasshoppers, beetles, crickets, dragonflies, termites, butterflies, moths and spiders.
Description: Short black to red-brown feet and legs with a reddish tinge. Upper parts are predominately dark olive-brown.
Breeding: Usually 1 or 2 eggs are laid in a shallow depression such as an animal's footprint, on top of dead vegetation or in gravel between small rocks.
Size: 25cm. Weight: 80g.
3 Days - A Sossusvlei trip including guided nature drives & visits to the dunes as well as a balloon safari
3 Days - NamibRand Nature Reserve is one of the most beautiful desert areas in Namibia - this fully inclusive trip visits this scenic area
3 Days - Swakopmund on the Namibian coast is the destination of this self drive tour
4 Days - Etosha & Ongava reserve offer excellent wildlife viewing
12 Days - Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha & Ongava Reserves, Okonjima