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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Bruinslangarend

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Location: Sand-Pienaars-samevloeiing
Observed: 26th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
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hybrid,baster eend

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Location: R46 wolsely,tulbagh pad
Observed: 6th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

geelbekeend met groen kop en wit bors

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Bath time

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Variable Skink

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Location: Skukuza
Observed: 10th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Wall patroller

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Feasting waxbills

grass waxbill
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

The waxbills were in the grass every time I walked past over a weekend.

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Early morning birds on the wire

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Communing swallows 2

swallow wt
By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Communing swallows

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Serinus canicollis or Kaapse kanarie

tn_Serinus canicollis Kaapse kanarie (2)
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Location: Reynold Street
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Marble Leaftoe Gecko (Afrogecko porphyreus)

tn_Marble Leaftoe Gecko (Afrogecko porphyreus) (2)
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Location: Reynold Street
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Spot the Spotty

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 2nd December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Pretty good cammo in the sunny Barleria patch

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Mom 'n Pop to be

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 7th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hopefully well hidden from the monks in the Knobthorn tree

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Night visitor

Carnivore Rd to Dam 4am Nov 2016
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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal NR nr dam
Observed: 4th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Beach dove

beach dove
By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma beach
Observed: 12th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Blaased op

blaasop
By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma beach
Observed: 12th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Agama hispida ssp. hispida

Agama hispida ssp. hispida.
By: AUDISSOUAUDISSOU’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Alexander Bay
Observed: 12th October 2002
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Chamaeleo namaquensis

Chamaeleo namaquensis
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Location: Alexander Bay
Observed: 12th October 2002
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Lion

Lion
By: Andrew Deacon
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Location: Timbavati NR
Observed: 4th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Miss id'd dead bat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: 20 Forest Road George
Observed: 7th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found dead under a tree, removed from http://www.ispotnature.org/node/828351 after being corrected by Afribats

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Temminck's Stint ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Strandfontein sewage works, P1
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

7th record for sA, major lifer!!!!

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Hoovers

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Hottentots Holland Mts; Landroskop; N slope stream
Observed: 29th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

in shallow rockpools

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Tails up!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Tiny man on slab, enjoying a break from the drizzle

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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The last of the colony to dive for cover

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Lousy pic, I fear but I'm always chuffed to find dassies seeing there are none (left?) in Scottburgh. They're common further down the coast - and even occur in this superficially poor, but deceptively rich habitat.

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Little man scores a beeg fat momma!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Hopefully the big brown girl is experienced enough to know they're supposed to lay their eggs in a little nest in the forest leaf-litter, not the potted water plant. Her little jockey doesn't seem to have a clue ...

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White picket fence

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Location: Yzerfontein
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Perched on a white picket fence in an Yzerfontein afternoon.

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Water Monitor

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Location: Skukuza
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

About 1m long

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Varanus

Varan Warmbad
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Location: Warmbad
Observed: 3rd October 2004
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Coldwater Barb

Enteromius neefi - Lydenburg Sterkspruit Nature Reserve 2016-12-03 1
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Location: Lydenburg Sterkspruit NR
Observed: 3rd December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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