Chosen by many of our clients as a complimentary experience to their African hunting safari, this adrenaline charged and fun activity lands you scores of trophies in a single day. With the bird hunting season open from May through November, some of the best times to hunt are from September to November.
Wing shooting is normally overlooked in Namibia when confronted with the excellent Trophy game hunting for which the country is more well-known. Of the 20 different huntable game species, some of the most popular to hunt are Burchell’s Sandgrouse, Namaqua Sandgrouse, Red Billed Spur fowl, Helmeted Guinea fowl, Rock Pigeon, Cape Turtle Dove, and Mourning Dove.
Doves surely challenge sandgrouse in agility and swiftness, descending at the waters in large numbers, taunting you with their three note cries work HARD–er, work HARD–er! We hunt these sporting birds in ambush over waterholes.
Helmeted Guinea fowl, the most widespread upland game bird and Francolin is hunted walked-up, flushing them in the dry river beds and open grassland areas.
Quail the smallest of the game birds are nomadic and migratory; a driven hunt flushing them in open grassland areas, quail inhabit the same terrain as Guinea fowl and Francolin; their numbers largely depend on the Namibian rain season.