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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Ostriches nTetwe
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Ntwetwe Pan, near Nata, Botswana
Observed: 23rd May 2015
Added: 29th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Loch Ness Monster Visits the West Coast

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Geelbek Bird Hide, WCNP
Observed: 20th June 2015
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:8
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Ostrich

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Location: Oudtshoorn
Observed: 22nd August 2011
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Ostrich

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 6th January 2004
Added: 1st May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostrich eggs

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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal protea valley
Observed: 3rd April 2015
Added: 20th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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2 single eggs found in veld, not in any sort of nest, about 20 m apart. Is it common for ostriches to leave odd eggs around?

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Ostrich

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Cape Point Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Ostrich droppings

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Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Ostrich egg shell

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Location: near Sossusvlei
Observed: 31st March 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Ostrich, Volstruis

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 12th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Ostriches

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By: HermanViviers
SeaKeys
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Location: Klein Karoo, about 50km from Oudtshoorn
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 10th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)

Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Bosch Luys Kloof Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 5th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Brooding 'Striches

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By: vynbos
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Location: Platboom, Cape Point NP
Observed: 22nd February 2015
Added: 26th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:3
Description:

3 females(?) perhaps sitting on eggs? How friendly are these birds? Could I have gone up and checked for an egg?

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Ostriches (Pete's Pond) with Warthog

Ostriches (Pete's Pond) with Warthog
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Location: Pete's Pond
Observed: 6th July 2012
Added: 11th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Ostrich

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Kruger Park - Ostrich

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: H15, Kruger National Park
Observed: 20th December 2014
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
Description:

The only group of them we saw in Kruger.

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Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)

Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Karoo National Park
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)

Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Karoo National Park
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 6

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Location: Farm Neuras, Namibia
Observed: 26th December 2014
Added: 12th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 8

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 12th October 2014
Added: 11th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 7

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 30th September 2014
Added: 11th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 6

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 5

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Ostrich toddlers

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Field next to P1549, near Albertinia
Observed: 20th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
Description:

About 50 of them, with two adult females

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Ostrich

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Location: Cape Peninsula
Observed: 1st November 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Ostrich

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: R337, Stormberg District, Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 28th September 2013
Added: 2nd November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: rianabate
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed: 21st October 2014
Added: 23rd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd October 2014
Added: 15th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

Running at quite a pace!

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Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)

 Struthio camelus subsp. australis (Ostrich)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Unnamed Road, Western District
Observed: 5th October 2014
Added: 7th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Male

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Handsome ostrich - Kgalagadi NCape

Handsome ostrich - Kgalagadi NCape
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Location: North Dune Road, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 30th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Sacred Ostrich

Sacred Ostrich
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Haarwegskloof
Observed: 16th August 2014
Added: 27th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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