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lesser spotted eagle

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Lesser spotted eagles (Aquila pomarina) inhabit open woodland and savannah and are absent from dense forest and mountainous regions. Their broad wings are adapted for soaring, a magnificent sight when flying with other raptors in thermals.

Distribution: Etosha National Park, Caprivi, Kaudom Game Park, Tsumkwe and other isolated north eastern populations.

Diet: Perch or ground forages for termites, chicks, small rodents and amphibians.

Description: Body and wing colouration dark or mid-brown. A feature is their 'stove-pipe' brown leggings. Has yellow toes.

Breeding: Palearctic breeding migrant.

Size: 65cm. Weight: 1.5kg. Wingspan: 1.6m

Fiume Bush Camp

A satellite camp to Fiume Lodge, the Bush Camp requires a minimum two night stay and is the base for top quality guided excursions to visit a local Bushman / San community

Nhoma Camp

A partially community owned camp - allows guest to gain an insight into the lives of the local Bushman community

Tsumkwe Lodge

In the town of Tsumkwe this lodge offers an opportunity to visit the local San communities

Sossusvlei Hotels