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common whitethroat

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: The common whitethroat (Sylvia communis) can be found in dry woodland, thickets and fruit-bearing shrubs.

Distribution: Restricted to north and north-central Namibia.

Diet: Eats insects and fruit.

Description: Small to medium-sized warblers with long wings and medium-long tails. Whitish underparts, grey-brown back.

Breeding: Extralimital. Arrives in Namibia from late November to December and departs around March/April.

Size: 14cm. Weight: 15g.

Fish River Lodge Hikes

5, 3 or 2 Days - hiking trails in the Fish River Canyon. Hikers carry a day pack and additional luggage is transported to the overnight stops

Mundulea Walking Trails

3 or 4 Days - Absolutely brilliant! One of the best experiences in Namibia

Tok Tokkie Hiking Trail

3 Days - Excellent guided walking trail on the NamibRand private reserve (near Sossusvlei)

Namib Mountain Trail

A day hike between two lodges on the very edge of the Namib Desert

Rostock Ritz Hiking

The Rostock Ritz Lodge north of Sossusvlei (en-route to Swakopmund) has a variety of guided and un-guided hikes ranging in duration from an hour to an entire day

Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve Hiking

A lodge on the edge of the Namib Desert which offers exceptional hiking & walking

Namibia Tours