Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Thrush nightingales (Luscinia luscinia) generally prefer dry ground with dense, woody thickets. A feature of their behaviour is to raise the tail, flicking or spreading it from side to side.Distribution: Chobe River and western Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip).
Diet: Searches mainly on the ground for spiders. Also takes small, soft berries.Description: A small thrush-like robin with a powerful voice, capable of varied and tuneful songs. Luscinaia is a Latin word for 'the nightingale'. Upper parts a dark brown, tinged with olive-grey. Flight feathers are blackish grey with variable underpart markings.
Size: 16cm. Weight: 25g.
6 Days - A horse riding trail along the famous Fish River Canyon
6 Days - Riding through the beautiful environment of the Namib Desert around Aus. Includes a visiting the Wild Horses of the Namib Desert
A wide variety of horse riding options including: Champagne Breakfast Rides, Sundowner Rides, Rides by the hour & even multiple day outings
Lodges offering riding
Bullsport is one of the premier lodges for both hiking and riding in Namibia. Both take place in the rugged, and scenic Naukluft Mountains. A variety of rides, from a few hours to several days, and expert supervision means the rides here are suitable for everyone from novice to experienced riders.
Offers a wide range of guided riding within the Naukluft Mountains. With sunrise or sunset rides of one to two hours, or horse-trails for up to five nights, it is suitable for all experience levels.
Offers horse riding courses for beginners or experienced riders who want to brush up on their skills as well as day rides on the property
A two hour guided horse back safari leads along a dry river with the opportunity to view game species sheltering or feeding in the bush
Riding lessons, short out-rides and longer trails are all on offer here