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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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:2
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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:4
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:5
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:5
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Ostrich

Ostrich
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: N14, Kalahari District Council
Observed: 21st October 2014
Added: 23rd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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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)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd October 2014
Added: 15th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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)OutrampsSucculent 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
Comments:0
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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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 4

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed: 9th August 2014
Added: 23rd August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Ostrich

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Location: Unnamed Road, Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Observed: 7th July 2014
Added: 31st July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 4

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 9th July 2014
Added: 24th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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osterich

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Circular Dr, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 28th April 2014
Added: 14th June 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

this male osterich was right next to our vehicle in the Cape Point Nature Reserve

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Proud Father 4web 1058

Proud Father 4web 1058
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Location: Hwange national Park
Observed: 25th September 2013
Added: 13th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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family outing

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Location: Khutse Game Reserve
Observed: 2nd December 2007
Added: 12th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Ostrich

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 15th May 2014
Added: 15th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 3

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 26th April 2014
Added: 8th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Photos by Jaco Conradie

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The loneliest Ostrich

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Etosha Pan
Observed: 15th April 2011
Added: 4th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

While on the' Mostest' theme: This lone Ostrich was spotted in the middle of Etosha Pan a week after the heaviest rains in a century. The pan filled up totally, only 1,5m at it's deepest apparently.

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Struthio camelus2

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 15th April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Struthio camelus

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 15th April 2014
Added: 21st April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Ostrich

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By: UnderwaterWendy
Pisces DiversSea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 20th February 2014
Added: 6th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Full of trouble

Full of trouble
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: Langebaan Lagoon: East main drag
Observed: 21st March 2014
Added: 4th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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3 lost boys

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Kubu Drive, Pilanesberg NP
Observed: 8th July 2013
Added: 11th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis 2

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Location: De Hoop NR
Observed: 4th January 2014
Added: 22nd January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Ostrich

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: Buffelsbay to Venus Pool coastal trail
Observed: 29th December 2013
Added: 22nd January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Female on eggs

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Struthio camelus

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Location: Mokala National Park
Observed: 19th March 2013
Added: 12th January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Common Ostrich, Volstruis

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Location: De Hoop NR
Observed: 1st January 2014
Added: 9th January 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Ostrich from Addo NP

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Location: Addo-Elefanten-Nationalpark
Observed: 21st October 2012
Added: 24th December 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:1
Description:

This one has a white (but dirty) tail, but we have also seen individuals with rufous tail. What is the difference?

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Ostrich nest

Ostrich nest
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: Namaqua Fur Seal Colony Trail
Observed: 5th September 2013
Added: 9th December 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Deserted moments before: the Ostriches are really skittish around here makes a change from De Hoop where I had to be skittish.

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