Karoo long-billed lark
Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Of the 4 subspecies of Karoo long-billed lark (Certhilauda subcoronata), 2 can be observed in Namibia. Their main habitat range is semi-arid dwarf shrubland and rocky ridges and stony plains with grassy shrubland.spitzkoppeDistribution: From central Namibia south throughout succulent Karoo to the Orange River. Fairly common around the Erongo Mountains, Spitzkoppe, Windhoek and the Namib Rand Nature Reserve.
Diet: Searches at the base of plants, turning over stones for grasshoppers, ants, beetles, termites and spiders. Also takes seeds of shrubs and some fruits.Description: Subcoronata refers to the pale supercilium, which is above the eye and below the crown.
Breeding: Females lay 2 or 3 eggs from January to April in a tidy twig and root cup.
Size: 20cm. Weight: 40g.
This small luxury camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Lodge collection. It is situated around 45km south of the other lodges and therefore offers an insight into a different aspect of the NamibRand Nature Reserve
A small intimate lodge in an amazing part of the Namib Desert. While the lodge can be used as a base from which to visit the dunes at Sossusvlei, the tranquil and beautiful environment make it a destination in it's own right
Dunes Camp is the simplest of the establishments on the Namib Rand reserve. Accommodation comes in the form of dome tents each with own bathroom.
Wooden units built on platforms overlooking the NamibRand Reserve. As with all the Wolwedans properties expect some of the best views in Namibia, great food and excellent service
An upmarket extension to the Dunes Lodge
Ever fancied your own house surrounded by nothing but the Namib Desert? This luxurious property gives you just that, and way more