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Southern Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii ssp. vaillantii

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 20, 2019 09:59 AM SAST

Description

Nearly a home tick now ...

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What

Edible Monkey Striphnopteryx edulis

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 20, 2019 09:57 AM SAST

Description

Not so palatable now


Poor old fella fluttering on pavement, unable to gain air. Helped into shrubbery

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Square

What

Common Joker Byblia anvatara ssp. acheloia

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 20, 2019 09:50 AM SAST

Description

Litter bug?

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Common Mother-of-Pearl Protogoniomorpha parhassus

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 20, 2019 06:23 AM SAST

Description

Night 'n day

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Needle-waisted Paper Wasps Genus Belonogaster

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 19, 2019 10:17 PM SAST

Description

C'maan girls! I'm gonna need that skimmer this winter ...


Congregating by night on net under eaves

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What

Stink Bugs Family Pentatomidae

Observer

bushboy

Date

February 3, 2019 10:04 AM SAST

Description

Abundant harvest 2


On Tasselberry (Antidesma venosum)

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Pearl Emperor Butterfly Charaxes varanes ssp. varanes

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 20, 2019 10:40 AM SAST

Description

A swine to find in the bush

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Reverse Garden Chafer Pachnoda sinuata ssp. flaviventris

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 19, 2019 08:00 AM SAST

Description

That's the last of my sieves!


Another near drowner. Another sieve jacked ...

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What

Boas Rhinoceros Beetle Oryctes boas

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 19, 2019 07:59 AM SAST

Description

Don't jack the sieve


Female (young male?) saved from drowning in birdbath. Clung so tightly to sieve couldn't be released without damage. So left in sun to emerge at leisure

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What

Natal Forest Tree Frog Leptopelis natalensis

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 18, 2019 08:43 PM SAST

Description

Herald dinner


Taking some evening air on the pond veg. Mind the snakes, little man!

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What

Dusky Acraea Acraea esebria

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 18, 2019 10:12 AM SAST

Description

Bright dusky

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What

Dusky Acraea Acraea esebria

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 18, 2019 10:12 AM SAST

Description

Dull dusky

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What

Golden Piper Eurytela dryope ssp. angulata

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 18, 2019 08:31 AM SAST

Description

Regular Deinbollia visitor

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What

Forest Queen Charaxes wakefieldi

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 11:46 AM SAST

Description

Her Royal Goose


Finding a different Deinbollia on which to lay

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What

Clouded Flat Tagiades flesus

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 09:58 AM SAST

Description

Tattie flattie


Visiting Canary Creeper

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 09:49 AM SAST

Description

Nymphs aflutter

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 08:49 AM SAST

Description

Ground red

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What

Crab Spiders Family Thomisidae

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 08:47 AM SAST

Description

Someone else likes Deinbollia

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 08:42 AM SAST

Description

Warm-up before feeding

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 08:37 AM SAST

Description

Nymph happening

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What

Garden Acraea Acraea horta

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 17, 2019 08:29 AM SAST

Description

No happy ending


For 4 days this unfortunate fellow tried to eclose on the kitchen-yard wall. Eventually it broke its pupal case and tumbled down, disappearing in the garden below. I doubt it survived to fly.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:37 AM SAST

Description

Nymphomania


So many little nymphs visiting the post-flowering Dune Soapberries (Deinbollia oblongifolia).
Size comparison with Golden Piper - last pic, bottom.

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What

Golden Piper Eurytela dryope ssp. angulata

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:36 AM SAST

Description

This side down


Size comparison with Tree Nymph - 2nd pic, top.

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:29 AM SAST

Description

Bowing to the sun

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Lucia Widow Palpopleura lucia

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:19 AM SAST

Description

Tiny girl

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Southern Tree Agama Acanthocercus atricollis

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:01 AM SAST

Description

Stumpy barred

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Danaid Eggfly Hypolimnas misippus

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 11:00 AM SAST

Description

Rock sitter

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Southern Redwing Starling Onychognathus morio ssp. morio

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 16, 2019 10:33 AM SAST

Description

Thinking about flocking off?

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Observer

bushboy

Date

May 15, 2019 09:47 PM SAST

Description

Purple-sheen gate maters

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What

Clerics Genus Amauris

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 15, 2019 10:25 AM SAST

Description

Backlit

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