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northern wheatear

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Northern wheatears (Oenanthe oenanthe) have been found in habitats were they can perch on anthills, bushes, low branches of trees, stones and dead trees.

Distribution: Vagrant to Namibia but rare sightings have been recorded in Etosha National Park and possibly Mahango National Park.

Diet: Runs and jabs at mainly invertebrates such as ants, bees, termites, beetles, small snails and millipedes. Also takes soft fruits and seeds.

Description: A medium-sized chat with a distinctively patterned tail. Upper parts from the crown to the upper rump grey, tinged with olive-brown. There is a bold 'T' at the base of the tail. Chin and belly a pale buff colour.

Breeding: Extralimital.

Size: 15cm. Weight: 25g.

Taste of Namibia

6 Days - For those with tight time constraints this safari visits the two major destinations: Sossusvlei & Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Elephant & Rhino Tracking

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

Etosha Safari

3 Days - Short excursion to Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Mundulea Hiking Trip

3 or 4 Days - wonderful guided hiking trip - a never to be forgotten experience.

Tok Tokkie Walking Safari

3 Days - A well guided & informative walking trip in the Namib Desert.

Culture, Tradition and Wildlife Tour

3 Days - Cultural safari in the eastern Kalahari region. Visit the San / Bushman and Batswana people. Also included is a trip to a game farm where sightings of rhino and elephant are possible

Sossusvlei Camping Tour

3 Days - Budget safari option to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Safari

3 Days - Visit the sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Runs from Windhoek - Windhoek

Namibia Tours