Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Common cuckoos (Cuculus canorus) can be found in a woodland habitat as well as plantations and trees around settlements and farmhouses. They avoid forest and are usually observed singly although they do sometimes form small groups.
Diet: Caterpillars gleaned from foliage and branches. Also eats dragonflies, crickets, cicadas, snails and spiders.
Description: Canorus is the Latin word for musical, 'to sing' and although silent in southern Africa the name is derived their loud, unmistakable cuck-oo in the breeding season. They are often confused with the African cuckoo which has more yellow in its bill.
Breeding: A non-breeder in Namibia.
Size: 33cm. Weight: 105g.
A blend of African excitement & luxury are the order of the day at this luxury lodge
Small mid-price lodge close to the park gate - situated of the private Fischer's pan reserve
Large lodge situated at the Namutoni entrance gate to Etosha. Excellent facilities but expect to share these with large group tours
The latest edition to the Mushara Collection offers mid-range tented accommodation
Good accommodation at a reasonable price, close to the park entrance
Small intimate tented camp built on raised platforms, good for privacy and a 'luxury outdoor' feel
Inside the park borders, built around Fort Namutoni. Recently upgraded to appeal to more 'up-market' visitors
Newly renovated, good mid market option for self-drive tourists
A tented camp just outside Etosha
Luxury lodge built around a fort on Fischer's Pan. Easy access to the park
Small exclusive camp, built on raised platforms - a popular option with those seeking an exclusive new perspective
The first new accommodation to be built inside the Etosha National Park in over 30 years. The camp sits on a wooden deck on an isolated peninsula overlooking the pan
Very exclusive private suites, all mod-cons and luxuries