Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Namaqua sandgrouse (Pterocles namaqua) were as the name suggests, first discovered in the region of Namaqualand. Typical habitats include shrubland with or without grass, areas of sandy savannah with thick vegetation and gravel desert and sandy semi-desert.
Diet: Small hard seeds and at times fresh leaves, flowers and small fruits.
Description: Medium-sized sandgrouse with vertically streaked dark brown and buff head and upper breast.
Breeding: Usually 2 or 3 eggs are laid in an open scape in the ground, filled with grit and plant matter to assist in the incubation period of 21 days.
Size: 28cm. Weight: 185g.
6 Days - For those with tight time constraints this safari visits the two major destinations: Sossusvlei & Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek
4 days - An expertly guided safari through Damaraland in search of desert adapted elephant & rhino. Excellent choice for anyone wanting to add a specialist activity to their time in Namibia
3 Days - Short excursion to Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek
3 or 4 Days - wonderful guided hiking trip - a never to be forgotten experience.
3 Days - A well guided & informative walking trip in the Namib Desert.
3 Days - Visit the sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Runs from Windhoek - Windhoek