Rhinos killed to date 2012

* 1105 Rhinos killed in 2016 in SA, (668 in 2012 / 1004 in 2013 / 1215 in 2014 / 1175+ in 2015)

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Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Saturday, 8 June 2013

Reed Cormorant

Reed Cormorant
A fully grown Reed Cormorant is black with grey-brown wings and a yellow or reddish face. A young one is more brown in colour with a white chest. They become 60cm in size. (Rietduiker - Microcarbo africanus)

Friday, 7 June 2013

Cape Grey Mongoose

Cape Grey Mongoose not too excited about taking photos :-)
The Cape Grey Mongoose or Small Grey Mongoose is a small species of 55–69 cm long and weighs around 0.5 – 1.0 kg. It has a dark grey colour with legs slightly darker. (Kleingrysmuishond - Galerella pulverulenta)

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Little Stint

Little Stint
The Little Stint is a small bird with a fine dark bill and dark legs. It's feathers have dark centres. Can be found one-one or in small groups by river mouths. Become 14cm. (Kleinstrandloper - Calidris minuta)

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Little Bee-eater

Little Bee-eater
The Little Bee-eater is a small bird. It has a yellow throat and orange-yellow underside. A yound one (like in the photo) would have a light green underside. 17cm in size. (Kleinbyvreter - Merops Pusillus)

Monday, 3 June 2013

Friendly Dassie

A friendly Dassie looking on from behind the safety of a rock

Sunday, 2 June 2013

White-quilled Bustard

White-quilled Bustard
The White-quilled Bustard (Northern Black Korhaan) looks very similar to the Southern Black Korhaan but can be found futher up North in Southern Africa. Habitat is open grassland and scrub. Size is 53cm. (Witvlerkkorhaan - Afrotis afraoides)