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wahlberg's eagle

Birds of Namibia

Introduction: Wahlberg's eagle (Aquila wahlbergi) is named after the Swedish collector Johan Wahlberg (1810-1856) who worked in the Cape from 1838. This species inhabit regions of well-developed wooded savannah and cultivated areas with tall trees.

Distribution: Central and north Namibia including Epupa Falls, Caprivi, Etosha National Park and the northern regions of the Kalahari Desert.

Diet: Birds, reptiles, mammals, amphibians, beetles, termites and grasshoppers.

Description: Often confused with the lesser spotted eagle which has much broader wings.

Breeding: Usually females only lay 1 egg between August and January in a strong platform nest made of thin sticks which can take between 2 and 6 weeks to construct.

Size: 60cm. Weight: 1.3kg. Wingspan: 1.5m.

Arnhem Cave Rest Camp

The Arnhem Caves are the largest in Namibia, this simple rest camp allows guests to explore these caves

Eningu Clay House

Built from locally made red Kalahari clay bricks this is a wonderful lodge. Expect good food, stunning Kalahari sunsets and a warm welcome

Kalahari Bush Breaks

An ideal stop over in the Kalahari en-route between Botswana and central Namibia

Kiripotib Guest Farm

Hans and Claudia run an excellent guest farm - activities include game drives, learning about (and eating) local sheep, the art centre and carpet weaving. We think this is one of the best guest farms in Namibia

Sandune Lodge

Offers a variety of accommodation styles from guest houses to a tented camp.

Sossusvlei Hotels