Birds of Namibia
Introduction: The habitat range for the red-capped robin-chat (Cossypha natalensis) extends from evergreen forest and woodland to gardens with impressive shrubberies. General behaviour includes bathing regularly in bird baths and puddles.Distribution: Selected locations on the Caprivi Strip including the Kwando River and some sections of Bwabwata National Park.
Diet: Eats beetles, moths and caterpillars, ants, millipedes and centipedes, spiders, crickets and bugs. Also eats fruits.Description: Cinnamon-rufous to brown crown, orange face. Greyish brown back and an orange tail and underparts.
Breeding: From 2 to 4 eggs are laid from September to January in an open cup nest made from dead leaves, twigs and a variety of other plant matter.
Size: 18cm. Weight: 32g.
3 Days - Visits Sesriem & Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert
4 Days - Game viewing in Etosha National Park
10 Days - Waterberg, Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
14 Days - Waterberg, Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Lüderitz, Fish River Canyon & Kalahari Desert
20 Days - Visits Namibia, Vic Falls & Botswana