74
taxa
9 insects
9 fungi
3 mammals
29 plants
1 arachnid
23 birds
52
52 life list firsts

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What

Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 07:32 AM SAST

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Cape Familiar Chat Oenanthe familiaris ssp. familiaris

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:12 AM SAST

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Ice Plants Genus Mesembryanthemum

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:15 AM SAST

Description

Growing low along ground

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Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:29 AM SAST

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Layard's Warbler Sylvia layardi

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:32 AM SAST

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Namaqua Prinia Phragmacia substriata

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:32 AM SAST

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Cape Bulbul Pycnonotus capensis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:33 AM SAST

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Groundsels and Allies Tribe Senecioneae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:36 AM SAST

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European Reed Phragmites australis ssp. australis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:43 AM SAST

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:45 AM SAST

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Grasses, Sedges, and Allies Order Poales

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:46 AM SAST

Description

More pics to be added later

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Common Reed Phragmites australis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:47 AM SAST

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Renosterbush Elytropappus rhinocerotis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 08:56 AM SAST

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Boxthorns Genus Lycium

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:00 AM SAST

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Cape Snow Bush Eriocephalus africanus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:23 AM SAST

Description

On Karoo

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Rock Shield Lichens Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:24 AM SAST

Description

Crustose lichen on rock in Karoo

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Earthscale Lichens Genus Placidium

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:26 AM SAST

Description

On rock in Karoo

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Pale-winged Starling Onychognathus nabouroup

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:27 AM SAST

Description

With a Rock Dassie in the second picture

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What

Cape Dassie Procavia capensis ssp. capensis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:27 AM SAST

Description

With Pale-winged Starling on the top of the cliff face.

Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:30 AM SAST

Description

In Karoo

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:31 AM SAST

Description

Yellow crustose lichen on rock crevices; reminds me of pavement lichen

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What

Earthscale Lichens Genus Placidium

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:33 AM SAST

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What

South African Shelduck Tadorna cana

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:35 AM SAST

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What

Bearded Screwmoss Pseudocrossidium crinitum

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:35 AM SAST

Description

Growing out of ground-level rock crevices; an almost braided effect

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:37 AM SAST

Description

Crustose lichen on rock in the Karoo

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What

Sunken Disk Lichens Genus Aspicilia

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:38 AM SAST

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Karoo Chat Emarginata schlegelii

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:43 AM SAST

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Karoo Prinia Prinia maculosa

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:54 AM SAST

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Karoo Balbyter Sugar Ant Camponotus fulvopilosus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:59 AM SAST

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What

Yellow Milkbush Euphorbia mauritanica

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:01 AM SAST

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Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:01 AM SAST

Description

Not sure if spelling

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Variegated Lady Beetle Hippodamia variegata

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:03 AM SAST

Description

Quite small; about half the size of the Seven-spotted I am familiar with

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What

Pegleg Butterbush Tylecodon wallichii

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:05 AM SAST

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:06 AM SAST

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:08 AM SAST

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Woodsorrels Genus Oxalis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:26 AM SAST

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Bermuda Buttercup Oxalis pes-caprae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:27 AM SAST

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Thrips Order Thysanoptera

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:27 AM SAST

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Stonecrop Family Family Crassulaceae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:34 AM SAST

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Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:35 AM SAST

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African Thistles Genus Berkheya

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:36 AM SAST

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African Thistles Genus Berkheya

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:37 AM SAST

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Cobblestone Lichens Genus Acarospora

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:38 AM SAST

Description

Crustose lichen on rock

Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:40 AM SAST

Description

In Karoo

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Grasses Family Poaceae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:41 AM SAST

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What

Rock Shield Lichens Genus Xanthoparmelia

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:43 AM SAST
Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:44 AM SAST

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Yellow-rumped Eremomela Eremomela gregalis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:45 AM SAST

Description

A.k.a. Karoo Eremomela

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Grey Tit Melaniparus afer

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:45 AM SAST

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Ice Plants Genus Mesembryanthemum

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:49 AM SAST

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:58 AM SAST

Description

Crustose lichen on rock

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:03 AM SAST

Description

Foliose lichen appressed on bark. A sort of brick red that was utterly different from Maritime Sunburst, for instance

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What

White-throated Canary Crithagra albogularis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:32 AM SAST

Description

Doesn't match well with anything on the eBird list from this stop. Reminds me of a female House Sparrow most of all, but I don't think we saw any in this area.

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Micro Bee Flies Family Mythicomyiidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM SAST

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Capeweed Arctotheca calendula

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:37 AM SAST

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Micro Bee Flies Family Mythicomyiidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:38 AM SAST

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What

Jimsonweed Datura stramonium

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:40 AM SAST

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Dark African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus ssp. torquatus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 11:59 AM SAST

Description

Karoo? Familiar?

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Old World Flycatchers Family Muscicapidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:01 PM SAST

Description

Karoo? Familiar?

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What

Clanwilliam Aloe Aloe comosa

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:01 PM SAST
Fungi

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What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:13 PM SAST

Description

Dark pimpled lichen on rock

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Shield Lichens and Allies Family Parmeliaceae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:23 PM SAST

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What

Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:24 PM SAST

Description

Maybe? Terrible picture, but it's all I obtained...

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Knobby Clubrush Ficinia nodosa

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:24 PM SAST
Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:32 PM SAST

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Calla Lily Zantedeschia aethiopica

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:36 PM SAST

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Sweet Thorn Vachellia karroo

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:37 PM SAST

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Mistletoes Tribe Visceae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:42 PM SAST

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Sandalwoods, Mistletoes, and Allies Order Santalales

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 12:42 PM SAST

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What

Large-billed Lark Galerida magnirostris

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 01:42 PM SAST

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Karoo Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas coryphoeus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:10 PM SAST

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Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax canorus ssp. canorus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:10 PM SAST

Description

My camera insisted that the bare branches were more interesting than the PCGoshawk!

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:10 PM SAST

Description

Stone like leaves

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What

Myrmicine Ants Subfamily Myrmicinae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:10 PM SAST

Description

Flower in previous entry

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Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:15 PM SAST

Description

At an acacia grove oasis on the Karoo

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Pririt Batis Batis pririt

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:20 PM SAST

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Shimmering Sugar Ant Camponotus vestitus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:24 PM SAST

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Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 02:32 PM SAST

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Karoo Bustard Eupodotis vigorsii

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 03:12 PM SAST

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Matvygie Genus Antimima

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 03:29 PM SAST

Description

Abundant in area where we saw the Tractrac Chat

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What

Termites Epifamily Termitoidae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 03:32 PM SAST
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 04:03 PM SAST

Description

Farthest point in the day

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What

Highveld-Karoo Springbok Antidorcas marsupialis ssp. marsupialis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 04:43 PM SAST

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Karoo Prinia Prinia maculosa

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 09:06 AM PDT

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What

Familiar Chat Oenanthe familiaris

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

June 4, 2019 10:31 AM PDT