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sedge warbler

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Sedge warblers (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) are primarily reed-dwellers in mainly perennial and ephemeral wetlands with growing aquatic vegetation. They are most common in long grass and thickets, as well as papyrus, elephant grass, reeds and sedges.

Distribution: Locally common and abundant in Epupa Falls, Etosha National Park, Chobe/Zambezi River systems and scattered populations in central Namibia.

Diet: Searches on the ground or from the surface of water for ants, spiders and small berries.

Description: Upper parts dark olive-brown. Throat, belly and breast off-white.

Breeding: Extralimital.

Size: 12cm. Weight: 11g.

Etosha Village

40 Room lodge only 4km from the park. Offers self catering units and a restaurant


Situated inside the Etosha Park some of the units available here offer self catering opportunities


Extremely busy accommodation inside the park with a good spot-lit waterhole, great choice if location is deciding factor on where to stay

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