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tawny eagle

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Tawny eagles (Aquila rapax) prefer lightly wooded savannahs as opposed to dense forest or highlands. Usually observed singly or in pairs, they perch on the top of poles or tall trees, remaining perched during heavy rains.

Distribution: Absent from most of west Namibia. Found in Etosha National Park, Caprivi, Kalahari Desert, Victoria Falls, Okavango Delta and Moremi Game Reserve.

Diet: Kills a combination of birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and insects.

Description: Large eagle with a strong, arched bill. Aquila rapax is 'rapacious eagle'.

Breeding: A stick platform is place on the top of a tree and lined with green leaves.

Size: 75cm. Weight: 2kg. Wingspan: 2m.

Taste of Namibia

6 Days - For those with tight time constraints this safari visits the two major destinations: Sossusvlei & Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Elephant & Rhino Tracking

4 days - An expertly guided safari through Damaraland in search of desert adapted elephant & rhino. Excellent choice for anyone wanting to add a specialist activity to their time in Namibia

Etosha Safari

3 Days - Short excursion to Etosha. Windhoek - Windhoek

Mundulea Hiking Trip

3 or 4 Days - wonderful guided hiking trip - a never to be forgotten experience.

Tok Tokkie Walking Safari

3 Days - A well guided & informative walking trip in the Namib Desert.

Culture, Tradition and Wildlife Tour

3 Days - Cultural safari in the eastern Kalahari region. Visit the San / Bushman and Batswana people. Also included is a trip to a game farm where sightings of rhino and elephant are possible

Sossusvlei Camping Tour

3 Days - Budget safari option to the dunes at Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei Safari

3 Days - Visit the sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Runs from Windhoek - Windhoek

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