Lush woodlands, wetlands, and riverine ecosystems characterise the Caprivi Strip, fostering an incredibly diverse range of wildlife.
The Caprivi Strip is a narrow protrusion stretching from northern Namibia towards the eastern side of the continent and is a region teeming with biodiversity and lush landscapes. Embraced by the Okavango and Zambezi Rivers, this area stands out for its rich and varied habitats. Lush woodlands, wetlands, and riverine ecosystems characterize the Strip, fostering an incredibly diverse range of wildlife.
The contrasting landscapes support an abundance of birdlife, making it a prime spot for birders seeking a large count of species. The water-rich environment of the Caprivi Strip homes many species, including the sought-after African Finfoot, Half-collared Kingfisher, and Rock Pratincole. Boat trips along the Zambezi and Kwando Rivers offer exceptional opportunities to spot various waterfowl, waders, and stunning riverine birds. The woodlands and floodplains are alive with the calls of Arnot’s Chat, Racket-tailed Roller, Copper Sunbird, and Grey-headed Bushshrike. This vibrant ecosystem also provides a home to an assortment of raptors, such as the Western Banded Snake Eagle, along with many owl and nightjar species that come alive as dusk settles over the region.
Easy – birding activities achieved via boat or safari vehicle.
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