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Botswana, Caprivi, Northern Namibia (Cunene) and Central Namibia 28 Oct - 13 Nov 2010
If you are interested in this trip, please Book/Ask for information here.
One of the ultimate birding trips in Southern Africa, this 17 day mega-trip trip takes in the Caprivi Strip, Okavango panhandle, Ruacana and then heads down to Hobatere Lodge, the Brandberg and Swakopmund. Our last birding stop is the Erongo Mountains before embarking on a long drive back to South Africa via the transkalahari Highway. Etienne Marais will be in the area in September, with a group of UK birders, so this trip will be refined on the basis of the latest gen.
The trip can be done as a self-drive guided tour, or you can travel with the leader in 4x4 or minibus (depending on numbers)
The focus of this trip will be on a shortlist of specials including the following:
Burchell's Courser, Rock Pratincole, Damara Tern, African Skimmer, Grey-headed Parrot, Rüppell's Parrot, Schalow's Turaco, Coppery-tailed Coucal, Senegal Coucal, White-browed Coucal, Bradfield's Swift, Madagascar Bee-eater, Racket-tailed Roller, Violet Wood-Hoopoe, Damara Hornbill, Monteiro's Hornbill, Benguela Long-billed Lark, Dune Lark, Gray's Lark, Carp's Tit, Rufous-bellied Tit, Black-faced Babbler, Bare-cheeked Babbler, Rufous-tailed Palm-Thrush, Herero Chat, Greater Swamp-Warbler, Rockrunner, Luapula Cisticola, Wood Pipit, Souza's Shrike, Swamp Boubou, White-tailed Shrike, Sharp-tailed Starling, Shelley's Sunbird, Dusky Sunbird, Northern Grey-headed Sparrow, Chestnut Weaver, Brown Firefinch and Cinderella Waxbill.