Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Kurrichane thrushes (Turdus libonyana) are locally common in woodland, riverine bush, gardens and parks. Both territorial and solitary, they will find a quiet spot with or without a mate to retire to or bathe in.Distribution: North-east Namibian ranges including the Kavango Region, Etosha National Park, Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip), Kaudom Park and Tsumkwe.
Diet: Forages on the ground, typically running and stopping to peck at the ground for beetles, ants, lizards and spiders. Also pecks at fruits.Description: Olive grey-brown back, tail, flight feathers and upper wing coverts. Can be identified by tunefully whistled notes.
Breeding: Nest building is usually carried out after rainfall with all raw materials in the constructing are damp. Dry grasses are dipped in water before being used. Females lay 1 to 4 eggs fro September to February and incubated for up to 15 days.
Size: 21cm. Weight: 62g.
6 Days - A horse riding trail along the famous Fish River Canyon
6 Days - Riding through the beautiful environment of the Namib Desert around Aus. Includes a visiting the Wild Horses of the Namib Desert
A wide variety of horse riding options including: Champagne Breakfast Rides, Sundowner Rides, Rides by the hour & even multiple day outings
Lodges offering riding
Bullsport is one of the premier lodges for both hiking and riding in Namibia. Both take place in the rugged, and scenic Naukluft Mountains. A variety of rides, from a few hours to several days, and expert supervision means the rides here are suitable for everyone from novice to experienced riders.
Offers a wide range of guided riding within the Naukluft Mountains. With sunrise or sunset rides of one to two hours, or horse-trails for up to five nights, it is suitable for all experience levels.
Offers horse riding courses for beginners or experienced riders who want to brush up on their skills as well as day rides on the property
A two hour guided horse back safari leads along a dry river with the opportunity to view game species sheltering or feeding in the bush
Riding lessons, short out-rides and longer trails are all on offer here