Observations in the Phylum: Chordata

Common Name: Chordates

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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cape skink

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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thread snake

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 3rd April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Likely ID: Leptotyphlops
Identifications:1
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spotted toby

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By: _jelly
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Location: Ponta Torres
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Drongo's

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Location: NMMU George Campus
Observed: 21st September 2013
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Dusky

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Nyala's

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 4th January 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Thrush with a beakfull

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Kudu host

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Addo
Observed: 18th March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Boubou-cum-tickbird?

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Addo
Observed: 18th March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Photos: L Jakubiec & H Purvis

Boubou seen sitting on, and pecking at the skin of, a kudu cow - possibly eating ticks.

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Robin-Chat Flashlight

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Colours and Patterns: Striped Stream Frog EC

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 31st March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Cormorant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Angulate tortoise

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Location: Reflections Eco Reserve western shore of Rondevlei
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Oystercatcher

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Location: Slangkop Beach
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Ibis on the beach

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Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Prepare for landing

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Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Old "bokdrolle" in the Krans

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By: .Liz.
Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
Description:

Just before I saw these a small-medium sized tan-coloured bokkie jump out of the bushes in front me, too quick to notice anything except the colour
A sighting of fresh bokdrolle 20m away will be posted separately...
Sub-habitat: Robertson Karoo

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Skink

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By: Margo V
Location: Still Bay West, South Africa
Observed: 25th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

We found this snake amongst the rocks in our garden. It is about 300mm in length, possibly a baby snake? Straw yellow with a beautiful fine, brown pattern.

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White-Throated Swallow

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve
Observed: 27th October 2015
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

White-Throated Swallow with nesting material

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Watchful

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Location: Kruger National Park
Observed: 1st February 2013
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
Description:

Lioness on tree trunk, surveying her surroundings

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Spotted bush snake

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Munyawaneni Bush Camp 1
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

About 50 cm long

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Gecko

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Munyawaneni bush Camp
Observed: 27th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Black rhino lower jaw

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Observed: 28th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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White-eye (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Nieuwoudtsville - Waterfall
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Scrub-Robin (Nieu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Nieuwoudtsville - Waterfall
Observed: 21st March 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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striped frog

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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forest caco

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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fat frog

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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seps

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fort Fordyce
Observed: 1st April 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Thrush of The Rocks

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 30th March 2016
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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