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Stierling's wren-warbler

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Stierling's wren-warbler (Calamonastes stierlingi) were named after N. Stierling, a German traveller and collector. Dense pockets of vegetation such as Termitaria thickets are a typical habitat, often with miombo, Zambezi teak and Acacia woodland.

Distribution: Found only in the Caprivi Strip in Bwabwata National Park, along the Kwando River or sections of the Zambezi River.

Diet: Forages near the ground to forage from leaves and stems for small invertebrates.

Description: Back, rump and tail rufous brown. The chin to the belly is white with narrow black and white bars.

Breeding: The round, thick-walled nest is made of fine grass, spider web and plant down. Females lay 2 to 4 eggs from September to March.

Size: 13cm. Weight: 13g.

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6 Days - A short tour including game viewing in the Etosha Park, a short visit to the sea-side town of Swakopmund and the massive dunes at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Windhoek-Windhoek

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4 Days - The dunes at Sossusvlei & the Namib Naukluft Mountains are highlights. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Tour

4 Days - Get your game viewing fix in the Etosha National Park. Departures from Windhoek & Swakopmund

Etosha Express

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Sossusvlei Express

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Sossusvlei Shuttle Tour

3 Days - Of all our short trips to Soussusvlei this tour offers the best value for money

Sossusvlei Shuttle Safari

3 Days - A very flexible trip to Sossusvlei. Choose between Swakopmund or Windhoek departures and finishes.

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