Wildlife List from our Africa Vacation

 

Birds

 

Little Grebe (Dabchick)  12-30-05 OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

White-breasted Cormorant  12-22-05  Parys

Reed Cormorant  12-23-05  Schoendrif

African Darter  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Grey Heron  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Black-headed Heron  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Yellow-billed Egret  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom 

Little Egret  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

*Cattle Egret  12-30-05  Potchefstroom

*Black-crowned Night-heron  12-30-05  Potchefstroom

Abdim’s Stork  12-30-05  Potchefstroom

White Stork  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Yellow-billed Stork  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Hamerkop  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Hadeda Ibis  12-22-05  Dimalachite

*Glossy Ibis  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

African Sacred Ibis  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

Spur-winged Goose  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Egyptian Goose  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Southern Pochard  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Maccoa Duck  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Yellow-billed Duck  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Red-billed Teal  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Hottentot Teal  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Cape Vulture  12-26-05  Tweefontein

African Fish Eagle  12-25-06  Pilanesburg

Steppe Buzzard  12-25-06  Pilanesburg

Black-shouldered Kite  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Amur (Eastern Red-footed) Falcon  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Swainson’s Spurfowl (Francolin)  12-22-05  Parys

Coqui Francolin  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Helmeted Guineafowl  12-22-05  Parys

Red-knobbed Coot  12-21-05  Dimalachite

*Common Moorhen  12-21-05  Dimalachite

African Purple Swamphen  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Black Crake  12-22-05  Dimalachite

African Jacana  12-23-05  Schoendrif

Black-winged Stilt  12-23-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Three-banded Plover  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Crowned Lapwing (Plover)  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

Blacksmith Lapwing (Plover)  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Little Stint  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Common Sandpiper  12-23-05  Schoendrif

Marsh Sandpiper  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Speckled (Rock) Pigeon  12-21-05  Potechefstroom

Cape Turtle-dove  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Laughing Dove  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

Grey Go-away-bird  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Levaillant’s (Striped) Cuckoo  12-28-05  Hartebeespoort

Burchell’s Coucal  12-30-05  Potchefstroom

Little Swift  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Red-faced Mousebird  12-28-05  Hartebeespoort

Speckled Mousebird  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Pied Kingfisher  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Malachite Kingfisher  12-30-05  Potchefstroom

Striped Kingfisher  12-22-05  Dimalachite

European Bee-eater  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

African Grey Hornbill  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Green (Redbilled) Wood-hoopoe  12-21-05  Dimalachite

African Hoopoe  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Black-collared Barbet  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

Crested Barbet  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Rufous-naped Lark  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

South African Cliff Swallow  12-23-05  Schoendrif

Greater Striped Swallow  12-23-05  Dimalachite

Lesser Striped Swallow  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

*Barn Swallow  12-28-05  Hartebeespoort

White-throated Swallow  12-21-05  Dimalachite

Fork-tailed Drongo  12-27-05  Hartebeespoort

Pied Crow  12-24-05  Hartebeespoort

African Red-eyed Bulbul  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Dark-capped (Blackeyed) Bulbul  12-27-05  Hartebeespoort

Karoo Thrush  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Kurrichane Thrush  12-28-05  Hartebeespoort

Groundscraper Thrush  12-24-05  Hartebeespoort

Mocking Cliff-chat  12-22-05  Thebala Thebang

Cape Robin-chat  12-21-05  Hartebeespoort

African (Marsh) Reed-warbler  12-23-05  Dimalachite

Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler  12-28-05  Hartebeespoort

Bar-throated Apalis  12-22-05  Thebala Thebang

Spotted Flycatcher  12-24-05  Hartebeespoort

Fiscal Flycatcher  12-22-05  Dimalachite

African Paradise-flycatcher  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Cape White-eye  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Cape Wagtail  12-23-05  Potchefstroom

Striped Pipit  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Crimson-breasted Shrike  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Red-backed Shrike  12-27-05  Hartebeespoort

Common Fiscal (Fiscal Shrike)  12-22-05  Dimalachite

Cape Glossy Starling  12-23-05  Dimalachite

Violet-backed (Plumcoloured) Starling  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Red-winged Starling  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Common (Indian) Myna  12-21-05  Potchefstroom

Red-billed Oxpecker  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Amethyst (African Black) Sunbird  12-27-05  Hartebeespoort

*House Sparrow  12-25-05  Sun City

Cape Sparrow  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Southern Grey-headed Sparrow  12-24-05  Hartebeespoort

White-browed Sparrow-weaver  12-21-05  Dimalachite

Southern Masked Weaver  12-21-05  Johannesburg

Red-billed Quelea  12-26-05  Tweefontein

Southern Red Bishop  12-21-05  Johannesburg

Yellow-crowned (Golden) Bishop  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Long-tailed Widowbird (Widow)  12-21-05  Johannesburg

White-winged Widowbird (Widow)  12-30-05  OPM Prozesky Sanctuary, Potchefstroom

Pin-tailed Whydah  12-21-05  Dimalachite

Blue Waxbill  12-25-05  Pilanesburg

Cut-throat Finch  12-24-05  Hartebeespoort

Yellow Canary  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Yellow-fronted (Yelloweyed) Canary  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

Black-throated Canary  12-26-05  Hartebeespoort

 

111 species, 106 life-birds

 

 

Other Animals

 

12-22-05

Rock Hyrax—Thebala Thebang

Cacma Baboon—Thebala Thebang

 

12-25-05

Burchell’s Zebra—Pilanesburg

Blue Wildebeest—Pilanesburg

Giraffe—Pilanesburg

White Rhino—Pilanesburg

Black-backed Jackal—Pilanesburg

Hippopotamus—Pilanesburg

Side-necked Turtle (Pelomedusa)—Pilanesburg

Impala—Pilanesburg

Hartebeest—Pilanesburg

Flap-necked Chameleon—Pilanesburg

Eland—Pilanesburg

Warthog—Pilanesburg

African Elephant—Pilanesburg

Sassaby—Pilanesburg

Slender Mongoose—Pilanesburg

Waterbuck—Pilanesburg

Springbok—Pilanesburg

African Lion—Pilanesburg

Nile Monitor—Pilanesburg

 

12-26-05

Puff Adder--Hartebeespoort