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tree pipit

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Tree pipits (Anthus trivialis) favour large, well-spread out trees in grassland, especially broad-leaved woodland, or grassy hillsides with bushes. Sightings are often singly, in pairs or in small groups.

Distribution: Isolated recordings in Namibia including Etosha National Park, Kuiseb River/Pass area, Naukluft Mountains, Tsumkwe and the Chobe/Zambezi River confluence.

Diet: Forages on the ground for beetles, moths, grasshoppers, flies, bugs, spiders and snails. Also takes fruit, seeds, buds, new leaves and berries.

Description: Buffy or olive-brown upper parts, with streaked blackish-brown crown, nape and mantle. White chin and yellow-buff breast and flanks.

Breeding: Extralimital.

Size: 14cm. Weight: 21g

Namibia Explorer

10 Days - An excellent first time visitors tour. Includes: Africat, Etosha Park, Damaraland, Swakopmund & the dunes at Sossusvlei.

Delta & Falls Safari

9 Days - Starting in Windhoek this is primarily a Botswana trip - visiting the Okavango Delta and ending in Vic Falls

Namibia Family Adventure Safari

10 days - Aimed specifically at families, this safari visits all the major sites on the country and includes a series of activities & adventures that will appeal to both children & adults

Southern Swing

7 Days - The granddaddy of Namibian safaris - visits Fish River, Luderitz & Sossusvlei. Combine with the Northern Adventure for the 14 day Namibian Experience Safari

Northern Adventure

7 Days - The best the north has to offer: Etosha, Africat (for leopard & cheetah), Damaraland, Himba Villages, rock art and Sossusvlei

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