Observations in the Genus: Struthio

Common Name: Bulume or Inciniba or iNtshe or Mhou or Mhowani or Mpšhe or Mpshoe or Ntšhe or Nyimbu or Ostrich or Strauß or Volstruis

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Abandoned eggs

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: CAR route north
Observed: 30th July 2016
Added: 11th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Several eggs seen lying in a field, no birds in sight.

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Ostrich (MNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Marakele NP - Office side
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

If the ostrich is originally from Africa, why is the subsp. australis?

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Ostrich (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (14)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Ostrich (N3)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N3 (1)
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Addo Gorah Loop near Carols Rest
Observed: 22nd June 2016
Added: 26th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Volstruise

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Location: Kraalkop game reserve
Observed: 21st November 2013
Added: 25th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostrich farm

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By: Joanette Le CornuJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in BirdsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in BirdsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in BirdsJoanette Le Cornu’s reputation in Birds
Location: Volstruisplaas
Observed: 17th July 2015
Added: 18th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Volstruise

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Location: A2, Botswana
Observed: 19th December 2015
Added: 18th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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going it alone

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Location: Backline, by Bonwapitse
Observed: 10th April 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Description:

young Ostrich standing about 1.5m in height. Note its on the outside of the game fence in a communal grazing area. A pair of Ostrich have been seen in this area on & off for a number of years, although broods have been sighted at varying ages there never seems to be more than the one pair of adults surviving.

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Conceptual ostrich

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 21st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostriches in the sun

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Little Karoo Gold

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Oudtshoorn to Swartberg
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostrich, Volstruis

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 11th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Volstruis

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Location: Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 5th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Dancing young ostriches

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By: David Slingsby
Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 23rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:2
Description:

These young ostriches were dancing about - they appear to be too young for a mating ritual, maybe a trial run! Comments please

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Ostrich, Volstruis

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: D850, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Strauß

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 15th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Early morning giant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Cape Point Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 31st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Description:

Birding trip with my uncle from 6;15 to 7:35 in Cape point. 48 species recorded

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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: De Hoop main road on flats just n of dune sea
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 31st December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Very recently burned veld

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Ostrich, Volstruis

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 29th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Ostrich, Volstruis

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 29th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Ostrich (Struthio camelus) - Volstruis

Ostrich (Struthio camelus) - Volstruis
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Location: Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve, Gauteng, South Africa
Observed: 19th January 2007
Added: 25th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus subsp. australis) [(o)"]~Buckley

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Location: Zeekoegat
Observed: 9th January 2010
Added: 13th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Tankwa Karoo R356 s of Swartruggens Pass toff
Observed: 22nd October 2015
Added: 4th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Ostrich

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Location: Addo Elephant Park
Observed: 12th August 2015
Added: 2nd November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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De Hoop bedremmelde baba

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By: magrietb
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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 17th October 2015
Added: 21st October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Description:

Seemed abandoned in the water at the edge of De Hoop vlei, poor thing.

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Ostrich chick

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Location: De Mond, De Hoop
Observed: 17th October 2015
Added: 20th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

rescued from the water. Looked abandoned.

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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wildbeest Dam on Driekuilen
Observed: 10th October 2015
Added: 17th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Famly outing

Famly outing
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Tankwa Karoo n of HQ
Observed: 27th September 2015
Added: 13th October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Kalbaskraal Nature Reserve
Observed: 1st October 2015
Added: 3rd October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Playing dead on her nest

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