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Swakopmund, Namibia (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Swakopmund, Namibia

Map of Swakopmund, Namibia

Rocks, Namibia Sand 1500 Year Old Welweicha Plant, Namibia

This is one of the larger towns in Namibia (but still small). There are a couple of mostly dry estuaries in town. Other than humans, life in general is pretty sparse around here.


Africa: Eastern and Southern

1/9/2003: This was a three day visit which was spent mostly for R & R and not wildlife viewing.

Previous Visit (Sossusvlei: 1/7/2003)
Next Visit (Walvis Bay: 1/11/2003)

Species Recorded (9)

Birds ( 8 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Eared Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Cape Teal - Anas capensis
Southern Pochard - Netta erythrophthalma

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
African Swamphen - Porphyrio madagascariensis

Gonoleks ( Malaconotidae )
Brubru - Nilaus afer

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Tractrac Chat - Emarginata tractrac

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Common Waxbill - Estrilda astrild
Great Rufous-Sparrow - Passer motitensis




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