When it comes to Africa, Namibia is the favorite of many. It is one of the most spectacular locations on the planet due to its splendid landscapes and diverse habitats. Here, you will find around 676 species of birds. If you happen to be a bird lover then this is heaven for … Read more

White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis)

It is a medium-sized, generally dark vulture with a naked, forked, pale pink to whitish head, and huge pinkish-orange beak. It is often one of the first vulture species to feast on carrion but will scavenge eagle kills, though it may sometimes hunt small birds, mammals, and reptiles. Read further to know … Read more

Fork-Tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)

It is a clever, trickster, red-eyed bird with entirely black plumage and a narrow tail that fans like a fork, for which it is named. Pairs or solitary birds frequent various habitats, such as woodland, savannas, and farmlands, while absent in arid zones. It is a loud, vocal bird, often singing uncanorous … Read more

Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)

It is a regal plover, with a gentle, dovelike demeanor. Non-breeding adults and immatures birds appear to be greyish-brown with dull edgings on the upperpart feathers. During the breeding period, males become striking with a whitish face and belly, divided by a wide chestnut band across its chest. Breeding females sport a … Read more

Southern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti)

It is a large owl coming from scops family, but still related to the larger species of owl. It has a grayish back, dull and barred below, accentuated by a black-and-white face. It thrives in the thorny savannas and arid dense-leaved woodlands. This bird closely resembles the Northern White-faced Owl and was … Read more

Cape Fox (Vulpes chama)

It is a small snuggly and elegant fox, with conspicuous big ears, often regarded as the South African counterpart of the Fennec Fox. It is the only true fox in its range in southern Africa, thriving in semi-arid regions, savannas, and grassy plains while finding refuge in burrows, holes, and dense thickets. … Read more