Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Although Marico flycatchers (Bradornis mariquensis) favour an arid Acacia savannah type habitat, they can also be observed in mixed and mopane woodland, but only if Acacia trees are present. Found singly, small groups of up to 5 are common.Distribution: Widespread and common throughout the country less for the Namib Desert and the south.
Diet: Scans from the perch for caterpillars, small grasshoppers, flies, termites and some fruits.Description: 2 of the 3 subspecies of Marico flycatcher can be found in Namibia. They differ mainly in shades of brown on the back, rump, wings and upper tail coverts.
Breeding: The female builds a dry grass and weed stems nest, accompanied by the male. From 2 to 4 eggs are laid year-round.
Size: 17cm. Weight: 23g.
Nestled in a conservation area in the majestic Erongo Mountains this property contains a wide selection of rock art
a 24 room lodge in the Erongo region of central Namibia
One of our favourite lodges in Namibia - excellent accommodation, food and beautiful surroundings make for an enjoyable and relaxing stay.
A variety of activities are on offer at this lodge near Karibib
Situated at the foot of the Hohenstein mountain, this lodge offers many hiking and climbing opportunities. It is also well situated to visit the Spitzkoppe Mountain.
Accommodation in the small town of Omaruru.
Specialising in family holidays and horse riding, Okomitundu offers plenty of activities
A self catering villa in the heart of the charming town of Omaruru