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Charitsaub waterhole near Halali Restcamp in Etosha National Park

The name ‘Charitsaub’ originates from the Hai||om word Geikoitsaub, which means ‘a small well’.

About: Crows, greater kestrels and rock kestrels are usually found nesting in the large Acacia tortilis just north of Charitsaub and Red-necked and Lanner falcons are regular visitors. After good rains, thousands of springbok, gemsbok and zebra descend on the surrounding plains.

Water Source: Artesian spring

Water Availability:  Gradually dries up during the late dry season


  • Crows
  • Greater and Rock Kestrels
  • Springbok
  • Gemsbok
  • Zebra
  • Red-necked Falcons
  • Lanner Falcons
  • Kori Bustards
  • Secretary birds
  • Northern Black Korhaan
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