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pririt batis

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Pririt batises (Batis pririt) inhabit semi-arid woodland and along wooded watercourses singly, in pairs or in small family groups. 'Batis parliaments' are formed when a number of individuals of the same sex form, calling excitedly, 'wing-frapping' and bill-snapping.

Distribution: From Epupa Falls south to Etosha National Park extending throughout the country to Fish River Canyon and the Orange River.

Diet: Forages in trees and hawks flying insects. Eats insectivores. No other available data.

Description: Plumage mainly grey and white and black.

Breeding: A cup shaped nest built of fine grass is bound with spider web and made by both sexes. Females usually lay 2 eggs between July and May and incubated for around 17 days.

Size: 12cm. Weight: 12g

The Cababnas | Camp Provenance

Cabana's and permanently erected tents on the banks of the Orange River. This camp also serves as the starting base for several river rafting & canoeing adventures

Goibib Mountain Lodge

An owner run lodge, set in a scenic and mountainous area, just off the main road between Keetmanshoop & Grunau. Comfortable well equipped rooms are complimented by game drives (including night drives) on the large farm

Norotshama Lodge

Nestled in the great valley of the Karas region and situated on the banks of the Orange River, about 50km from the South African / Namibia border post

Orange River Lodge

The Orange River Lodge is situated near Noordoewer on the border between South Africa and Namibia

Sandfontein Lodge

A small lodge set on the third biggest game reserve in Namibia. Expect tranquility and a very personalised service in a remote environment

The White House

Not quite Washington DC! This remote accommodation is basic but extremely popular with those looking for good honest accommodation.

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