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The Namibian trademarks, gemsbok and springbok, are common and there are uk guesthouses good numbers of southern Africa'guesthouses in york s big game including elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, caracal, brown and spotted hyena, eland, roan, kudu, wildebeest, red hartebeest, Hartman's mountain (only in italy guesthouses the west) and Burchell'guesthouses wexford s plains zebra, and black-backed jackal.

Birding is excellent, particularly after good rains when up to a million flamingos may congregate in the pan.

Etosha is one of only two places in southern Africa where blue cranes and greater and guesthouses in york lesser flamingos breed.

Raptors are common with 46 species recorded including the Bateleur, martial, Wahlberg's and tawny eagles; and Egyptian, African white-backed and lappet-faced vultures.

Ostriches, secretary birds, kori bustards and black korhaans are easily spotted around the pan; and there are several specials including violet wood-hoopoe, Rppell's bustard, Caspian plover, pygmy and red-necked falcons, three varieties of babbler and chang mai guesthouses the pink-billed lark.

Photography at Etosha National Park is exceptional: the waterholes allow for unobtrusive close-ups and dramatic angles of the wildlife while the salt pan throws up a backdrop of shimmering white beneath a parched blue sky.

Etosha, by comparison to the other great parks of Africa, is an undiscovered gem.

A handful of lodges operate on the perimeter of the park and they offer sunrise and sunset game drives into the park as well as on their own private reserves.

The park has only three places to stay inside its gates: the government-owned Namutoni, Okaukuejo and Halali resorts. They each overlook one of over 30 waterholes and the Etosha Pan.

During the rainy season, it is guesthouses stratford often guesthouses in york filled with water and is an excellent birdwatching site.

West of Okaukuejo is an unusual rosslare guesthouses stand of Moringa trees - normally found on rocky hillsides - called The Phantom Forest for its inexplicable presence on a sandy plain. Page last updated: 7 May 2014Etosha National Park The guesthouses vietnam malaria guesthouses in york free Etosha National Park offers excellent game viewing in one of Africas most accessible venues.

Zebra and springbok are scattered across the endless horizon, while the dublin guesthouses many waterholes attract endangered Black Rhino, lion, elephant and large numbers of antelope. The second most south africa guesthouses common species in Etosha is the red bushwillow, aptly named because kudu and other game species browse the nutritious leaves, while york guesthouses rhino consume entire branches and elephant prefer the bark.

The African safari game viewing in swansea guesthouses Etosha National Park is excellent, the best koh phangan guesthouses time being from May to September, the cooler months in Namibia.

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Etosha, meaning place of dry water, encloses a huge, flat calcrete depression (or pan).

The pan provides a parched, silver-white backdrop of shimmering mirages to an area of semi-arid savannah grassland and thorn scrub. It only contains water after very good rains and sometimes for only a few days each year, but is kenmare guesthouses enough to stimulate the growth gatwick guesthouses of blue-green algae which lures thousands of flamingos.

The western areas of the park support mainly Mopane scrub, whereas there are extensive woodlands of tall trees in the southern parts of the guesthouses in york Halali area.

One of the most spectacular trees in the park is the African moringa, or ghost tree.

There is a specially fenced off area, known as the Haunted Forest, some 30 kilometres west of Okaukuejo, this helps preserve the unique and to some grotesquely shaped tree.