Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Plain-backed pipits (Anthus leucophrys) frequent short grassland and areas with sparse tree, rock and termite populations. Floodplains around marshes and the edges of wooded plantations are also visited.Distribution: Northern Namibia regions only such as Etosha National Park, Tsumkwe and Kaudom Park and the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip).
Diet: Eats mainly moths and caterpillars, grasshoppers and mantids. Also takes seeds.Description: Uniform dark olive or grey-brown upper parts, hence the common name. There are visible mottles and streaks on the crown. Leucophrys is a Greek meaning for 'white eyebrow'.
Breeding: A grass stem and root, deep cup nest is lined with fine grass. From 2 to 4 eggs are laid August to October, incubated for 14 days.
Size: 17cm. Weight: 28g.
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
A partially community owned camp - allows guest to gain an insight into the lives of the local Bushman community
In the town of Tsumkwe this lodge offers an opportunity to visit the local San communities