Birds of Namibia
Introduction: The spotted thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) favours stony, open habitats such as grassland and savannah, hills and semi-desert. They are active mostly at night, roosting in grassy areas.
Diet: Mainly insects especially beetles and termites.
Description: Large, long-legged wader with characteristic large eyes. Sings mainly at night.
Breeding: Between 1 and 3 eggs are laid between September and February in a shallow scrape.
Size: 43cm. Weight: Up to 620g.
A lovely country hotel in the small village of Aus
Self-catering, rock bungalows on the Klein Aus Vista property. As Eagles Nest has no restaurant facilities guests are welcome to use the restaurant at Desert Horse Inn. This is a beautiful place to spend a few nights enjoying the beauty of southern Namibia
Named after the desert horses which are one of the main reasons for visiting the area, this is the more main stream lodge on the Klein Aus Vista property