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P1680414

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 11:20 AM EDT

Description

Dead on a park bench, under the tree canopy.

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P1680411

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 11:05 AM EDT

Description

ID stolen from steve's ID on botanygirl's observation of same critter: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1885641

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What

Cicadas Family Cicadidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 10:15 AM EDT

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P1680397

What

Greenhouse Millipede Oxidus gracilis

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 10:09 AM EDT

Description

under a log, two together.

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P1680394

What

Banded Net-winged Beetle Calopteron reticulatum

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:59 AM EDT

Description

first spotted by Jen

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P1680391

What

Leopard Slug Limax maximus

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:54 AM EDT

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P1680388

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:53 AM EDT

Description

family ID is a guess. Found under same log as a leopard slug, smaller.

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P1680378

What

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:42 AM EDT

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P1680371

What

Chinese Mantis Tenodera sinensis

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:28 AM EDT

Description

ID suggested by treegrow, hand by BrianGratwicke.

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P1680368

What

Long-legged flies Family Dolichopodidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:27 AM EDT

Description

Compare with treegrow's awesome observations:

http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1892554
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1892555
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1892556

Different individual than this observation of mine, but perhaps same species ? http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1896325

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P1680355

What

Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:25 AM EDT

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P1680358

What

Long-legged flies Family Dolichopodidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:25 AM EDT

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P1680353

What

Black Soldier Fly Hermetia illucens

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:24 AM EDT

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Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:23 AM EDT

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P1680344

What

Two-striped Planthopper Acanalonia bivittata

Observer

muir

Date

August 22, 2015 09:23 AM EDT

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P1680335

What

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 05:43 PM SAST

Place

Boro River (Google, OSM)

Description

Distinctive yellow toes not visible, but I think the eyes and bill support E. garzetta over E. alba. Other opinions welcome.

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P1680332

What

African Darter Anhinga rufa

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 05:12 PM SAST

Place

Boro River (Google, OSM)

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P1680326

What

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 04:36 PM SAST

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What

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 04:03 PM SAST

Description

Note yellow feet and toes.

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What

Cisticolas and Allies Family Cisticolidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 03:58 PM SAST

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P1680305

What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 03:55 PM SAST

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P1680298

What

African Bush Elephant Loxodonta africana

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 03:42 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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P1680279

What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 02:22 PM SAST

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What

褐蜻屬 Genus Trithemis

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 02:22 PM SAST

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P1680272

What

African Pygmy-Goose Nettapus auritus

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 01:34 PM SAST

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P1680262

What

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 01:09 PM SAST

Description

Non-breeding adult.

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What

Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 12:39 PM SAST

Description

Not uncommon, brilliant little jewels.

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P1680238

What

African Jacana Actophilornis africanus

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 12:31 PM SAST

Description

Abundant. I wonder if anyone's ever attempted a jacana estimate for the entire Delta.

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What

White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 12:29 PM SAST

Description

Look at how low this duck swims in the water! Pete H told me that these particular ducks were so submerged that he wondered if they were acting defensive around a nest. Later in the boat trip, I saw this species in flight, and did in fact see the white back.

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P1680228

What

Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

Observer

muir

Date

August 18, 2015 12:13 PM SAST
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