Birds of Namibia
Diet: Use their long toes to walk on floating vegetation and mud for mostly aquatic insects such as dragonfly nymphs, beetles and ants, small snails and occasionally seeds.
Description: Crassirostris is Latin for 'thick-billed'. Often confused with the white-crowned lapwing which has mostly black upper wing coverts and a white (not black) breast.
Breeding: Nests are usually in swampy areas built on floating vegetation or a shallow scrape for a ground nest near water. Between 2 and 4 eggs are laid at or following peak flooding periods.
Size: 31cm. Weight: 190g.
16 Days - Fish River Canyon, Luderitz, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha and a few extra places thrown in for good measure make this the complete Namibian holiday
14 Days - Aimed at the more discerning safari participant, this fully inclusive trip stays at up-market accommodation around Namibia.
12 Days - A combination of lodges & luxury 'camping'. Includes visits to Cheetah Conservation, Etosha Park, Damaraland (and a Himba village), Swakopmund & the dunes at Sossusvlei
12 Days - Fish River, Luderitz, Sossusvlei & Etosha National Park
11 Days - The most scenic and interesting parts of of the country one one full inclusive guided safari