Every year in mid-August, Zambezi Mubala Lodge and Camp is a hive of colourful activity in bright crimson and blue. Numerous southern carmine bee-eaters fly to the far north-east of Namibia and form one of the largest breeding colonies in southern Africa.
The sociable birds settle on the banks of the Zambezi River and dig tunnels in the sandy slopes. They are endemic to southern Africa and can be seen in Namibia from August to November. Afterwards, the small migratory birds fly back to their winter quarters in Equatorial Africa, only to return the following year.
The beautiful southern carmine bee-eaters (Merpos nubicoides) are welcome guests at Zambezi Mubala Lodge and Camp and even inspired Gondwana Collection Namibia in naming the two accommodations. 'Mubala' means 'colours' in the Silozi language. The birds contribute to the atmospheric play of colours in nature and can be admired on a guided walk to the bird colonies, which are part of the leisure activities at Zambezi Mubala Lodge and Camp.
Would you like to experience this spectacle of nature? Take advantage of our 3 for 2 Last Minute Deal where you book three nights but only pay for two. As the fishing season is also in full swing, you can combine birding and fishing trips.
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