Sunday, March 5, 2017
05/03/2017 A couple of updated photos. The remainder are from our South African holiday.
Maximum temperature 13C, minimum 2C. 45km/h NW wind. 16 mm of rain measured this morning.
Last nights menu at the local repas.
I was honoured and delighted to find myself sitting next to our mayor.
09/02/17 - 1. Whitish with orange wingtip near front of picture - male Common Orange Tip (Colotis evenina) underside of wing.
2. Yellow with open wings and black border around wings - male Broad-bordered grass yellow (Eurema brigitta)
3. Yellow with closed wings with small dots on them - female of 2
4. Pale yellow at the back with black wingtip and black stripe next to it - hard to tell, but looks like it might be Lemon Tip (Colotis subfasciatiatus)
Thanks once again to Joan for identification.
10/02/17 - A white springbok, this is caused by selective breeding on some ranches. See the black springbok yesterday. Leopard Park, North-West Province of South Africa.
18/02/17 What I believe to be a Garden Locust (Acanthacris ruficornis). KwaZulu-Natal
18/02/17 A family of Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus). KwaZulu-Natal.
18/02/17 African Harrier-Hawk. (Polyboroides typus). KwaZulu-Natal
18/02/17 The Spotted thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) also known as the Spotted Dikkop. KwaZulu-Natal
18/02/17 A White Rhino wallowing in the mud. KwaZulu-Natal.
18/02/17 Not the best photo of a tortoise! KwaZulu-Natal