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christopher13

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October 29, 2014 11:16 AM PDT

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christopher13

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October 29, 2014 10:11 AM PDT

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carl2

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July 10, 2015 09:59 PM SAST

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King Protea Protea cynaroides

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rmedina

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August 19, 2009 11:18 AM EDT

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Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio

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rmedina

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August 28, 2009 09:29 AM EDT

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Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

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rmedina

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August 28, 2009 09:41 AM EDT

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Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris

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kylecmsmith

Date

October 14, 2014

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Seen in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden as we descended from Table Mountain

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White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis

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kylecmsmith

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

Seen while hiking up Table Mountain

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Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio

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kylecmsmith

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

Seen while hiking up Table Mountain

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Southern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris chalybeus

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rmedina

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August 19, 2009 11:05 AM EDT

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Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer

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rmedina

Date

August 19, 2009 11:06 AM EDT

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African Spoonbill Platalea alba

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hkatz

Date

June 14, 2015

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On the Black River next to The River Club along Liesbeek Parkway. Roughly 15 Spoonbills feeding.

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Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca

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dhobern

Date

May 22, 2015 11:39 AM CEST

Description

Alopochen aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1766), Egyptian Goose, Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, 22 May 2015

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Lemon Dove Columba larvata

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dhobern

Date

May 22, 2015 02:42 PM CEST

Description

Columba larvata Temminck, 1809, Lemon Dove, Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, 22 May 2015

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African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta

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dhobern

Date

May 22, 2015 02:27 PM CEST

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Muscicapa adusta (Boie, 1828), African Dusky Flycatcher, Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, 22 May 2015

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Lion Panthera leo

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aririfkin

Date

October 31, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

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A tired lion resting in Mala Mala

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Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus

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aririfkin

Date

November 17, 2011

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A yellow-breasted Pipit in Mala Mala

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Cape Buffalo Syncerus caffer

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aririfkin

Date

November 11, 2011

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A water buffalo resembling an old man in Mala Mala

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Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti

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aririfkin

Date

November 14, 2011

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A friendly owl spotted at night with glowing orange eyes

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Swallowtail and Birdwing Butterflies Family Papilionidae

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aririfkin

Date

November 7, 2011

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A butterfly resting for an instant in the wine country

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Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

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dhobern

Date

May 21, 2015 10:29 PM CEST

Description

Archaeognatha sp., Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, Cape Town, South Africa, 21 May 2015

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White-barred Emperor Charaxes brutus

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dhobern

Date

May 22, 2015 02:45 PM CEST

Description

Charaxes brutus (Cramer, [1779]), Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, 22 May 2015

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dhobern

Date

May 20, 2015 09:01 AM CEST

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Laelia sp., perhaps Laelia extorta (Distant, 1897, Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, Cape Town, South Africa, 20 May 2015

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dhobern

Date

May 20, 2015 02:18 PM CEST

Description

, Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden, Cape Town, South Africa, 20 May 2015

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Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata

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eudromia

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

The red-knobbed coot
Fulica cristata is a common moorhen in Southern and Central Africa.
I took these pictures of a couple while "nest-keeping" with the help of one of their chicks in the Green Point Park in Cape Town. The park hosts a few waterbird species and other birds in the proximity of Table Mountain National Park.

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False Dodder Cassytha ciliolata

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tiggrx

Date

September 2, 2011

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tiggrx

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September 2, 2011

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tiggrx

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September 2, 2011

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peterslingsby

Date

July 29, 2012

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Ant-dependent fynbos plants 18d
Many of these plants are entirely dependent upon myrmecochory [= distribution of their fruits by ants] for fire survival in fynbos.
The foliage of this subsp is a particularly attractive grey: granite soils and pugnacious ants [Anoplolepis steingroeveri]. The uncommon and beautiful shimmering sugar ants [Camponotus vestitus] often forage in the fresh inflorescences for nectar.
See www.ants.org.za for more info

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peterslingsby

Date

October 17, 2014

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Bayne's Sugar ant (Camponotus baynei)
Slightly smaller than Camponotus maculatus - major about 14mm, minor about 7 mm; coloring very dark brown to black on coppery red with paler legs; lack the 'spotting' of C. maculatus but similar habitat and habits, too; one queen in the nest which we did not remove; lots of brood [eggs, larvae, pupae] - a healthy little colony of several hundred individuals. Handsome ants from the Maculatus group of Camponotines, nesting under a stone next to the path. More at www.ants.org.za