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temminck's courser

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Temminck's courser (Cursorius temminckii) is named after the Dutch ornithologist Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778-1858), noted for describing many new species of bird sent from various Dutch colonies.

Distribution: Throughout northern and central Namibia, but absent from the southern regions of the country including most of the Namib Desert.

Diet: Picks mostly insects from the ground or by digging with the bill.

Description: Long decurved bill, sandy brown upper parts with white legs.

Breeding: 1 or 2 eggs are laid on the bare ground in the middle to the end of the dry season.

Size: 20cm. Weight: 70g.

Boulders Camp Wolwedans

This small luxury camp is the latest addition to the Wolwedans Lodge collection. It is situated around 45km south of the other lodges and therefore offers an insight into a different aspect of the NamibRand Nature Reserve

Greenfire Desert Lodge

A small intimate lodge in an amazing part of the Namib Desert. While the lodge can be used as a base from which to visit the dunes at Sossusvlei, the tranquil and beautiful environment make it a destination in it's own right

Wolwedans Dunes Camp

Dunes Camp is the simplest of the establishments on the Namib Rand reserve. Accommodation comes in the form of dome tents each with own bathroom.

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Wooden units built on platforms overlooking the NamibRand Reserve. As with all the Wolwedans properties expect some of the best views in Namibia, great food and excellent service

Wolwedans Mountain View Suite

An upmarket extension to the Dunes Lodge

Wolwedans Private Camp

Ever fancied your own house surrounded by nothing but the Namib Desert? This luxurious property gives you just that, and way more

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