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Namaqua Sandgrouse in Etosha I have always tried to see sandgrouse in Europe and mostly been unsuccessful, so it was exciting to be able to see them in Namibia with relative ease and in this case, so close to our rental car that we could actually get a pretty decent photo. Etosha NP,Geotagged,Namaqua sandgrouse,Namibia,Pterocles namaqua,Spring,namibia Click/tap to enlarge

Namaqua Sandgrouse in Etosha

I have always tried to see sandgrouse in Europe and mostly been unsuccessful, so it was exciting to be able to see them in Namibia with relative ease and in this case, so close to our rental car that we could actually get a pretty decent photo.

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The Namaqua sandgrouse , is a species of ground-dwelling bird in the sandgrouse family. It is found in arid regions of south-western Africa.

Similar species: Sandgrouse
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Uploaded May 28, 2017. Captured Nov 26, 2012 15:04 in Unnamed Road, Okaukuejo, Namibia.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.8
  • 1/251s
  • ISO80
  • 150.5mm