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grey tit

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Grey tits (Parus afer) are also known as southern grey tits, inhabiting dry woodland along seasonal rivers and dwarf shrubland. Family groups are common, even though they are usually observed in pairs. Stone walls, steel pipes and tree cavities are favoured roosting sites.

Distribution: South-western Namibia, mainly in the Sperrgebiet.

Diet: Eats mostly insects, the fruit of honey-thorns, small caterpillars, beetles, spiders and other fruits.

Description: Often confused with the Ashy tit.

Breeding: A nest made of feathers, sheep's wool and grass are made in the bottom of a tree cavity, stone wall or earth bank. 2 to 5 eggs are laid between August and March and incubated for around 12 days.

Size: 14cm. Weight: 20g.

Bahnhof Hotel

A lovely country hotel in the small village of Aus

Eagles Nest Lodge

Self-catering, rock bungalows on the Klein Aus Vista property. As Eagles Nest has no restaurant facilities guests are welcome to use the restaurant at Desert Horse Inn. This is a beautiful place to spend a few nights enjoying the beauty of southern Namibia

Desert Horse Inn

Named after the desert horses which are one of the main reasons for visiting the area, this is the more main stream lodge on the Klein Aus Vista property

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