Introduction: Silvery Bar (Spindasis phanes) can be observed in savannah habitats. Low flowers are a preferred resting site.
Distribution: Northern Namibia.
Breeding/Larval food: Spp of blackthorn, acacia and sour plum.
Colouration: Shiny white undersides crossed by orange bands. Phanes is a Greek word for glittery or showy.
On the wing: Throughout the year.
Wingspan: 24 to 30mm.
This remote lodge is an absolute must. Nearly everyone who knows Namibia rates this as one of it's finest destinations
On a farm near the town of Kamanjab. This lodge is best known for visits to a local Himba community
A lodge owned by the local community, Grootberg has stunning views and interesting activities
A small private lodge, with attentive management. Activities centre on the Huab river which attract a variety of game including the elusive desert adapted elephant
In the village of Kamanjab lies this guest house, many guests stay here in order to visit the nearby Himba village
Just outside the town of Kamanjab lies this small restcamp
This lodge is such an institution that Palmwag, which is no more than the lodge and a petrol station is marked on every Namibian map.
A mobile camp, specialising in finding desert rhino. Offers a luxurious and exclusive experience.
On a large farm, offering visits to the nomadic Himba people.